Research assistant at DINAMIA, ISCTE-IUL (Research Group Cities and Territories).Ph.D. student in the Department of Sociology and Public Policies of ISCTE-IUL. The research project was funded by FCT.At the same time, she participated in the COST ACTION IS 1007 “Investigating Cultural Sustainability” and collaborated with INTELI (a center of innovation in Lisbon) on several European and municipal councils’ projects in territorial development, urban planning and innovation policies.She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Design (Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon) and a Master in Communication Sciences (Faculty of Human Sciences, Portuguese Catholic University).
Development policy; cultural studies; urban policies
COST ACTION IS 1007 “Investigating Cultural Sustainability” (2011–2015)
CREALAB - NETWORK OF LIVING LABS CREATIVES OF SPACE SUDOE (European Interreg IV B Program 2013-2014)
ATLANTIC IMAGINE (2nd phase, European Interreg IV B Program 2013-2014)
CREATIVE CLUSTERS in Low Density Urban Areas (European URBACT II Program 2008-2010)
Tomaz, E. (2015) “Culture in Development Strategies of Small and Medium-sized European Cities: A Comparative Analysis” in Dragisevic-Sesic, M.; Duxbury, N.; Hristova, S. (ed.) Culture and Sustainability of European Cities: Imagining Europolis, Routledge.
Tomaz, E. (2013) “Políticas de desenvolvimento e cultura em pequenas e médias cidades europeias: Questões metodológicas na análise comparativa de estudos de caso. CIES e-Working Paper Nº 148/2013
Selada, C.; Cunha, I.; Tomaz, E. (2012) “Creative-Based Strategies in Small and Medium-sized Cities: Key Analysis Dimensions” Quaestiones Geographicae, 31(4), Versita, Warsaw, 43-51.
Selada, C.; Cunha, I.; Tomaz, E. (2011) “Creative-based strategies in small cities: A case-study approach” Redige, Edição Especial: Economia Criativa, 2 (2).