Integrated Phd Researcher

Simone Amorim

research interests

Placemaking, Creative Cities, Cultural Policies, Resilient Cities and Cultural Heritage, Rio de Janeiro, Porto

Short Bio

Brazilian researcher, PhD in Public Policies & Human Development with solid professional experience in management and planning cultural policies, as well as arts projects, in private, public and communitarian sectors. She has up to 15 years of professional experience in this area, having worked as a project consultant in various public administration bodies, in Brazil, always with a close interface in sustainability and cultural programmes. She holds a Master's degree in History, Politics and Cultural Heritage from the prestigious Centre for Research and Documentation in History (CPDOC) of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (RJ, Brazil) and graduation degree in Humanities. She is currently attending an MBA in International Management of Cultural Policies, a UNESCO partnership with the University of Girona.

research project at dinâmia'cet-Iscte

AMORIM, S. State, Capitalism, Popular Participation and Cultural Policies in contemporary Brazil. IS Working Papers, Porto, 3o. Series, no. 62, 22 p. 2017. ISSN: 1647-9424.

Main publications

AMORIM, S. Cultura e democracia: a participação como elemento estruturante das políticas públicas de cultura no estado do Rio de Janeiro. Tese (Doutorado em Políticas Públicas e Formação Humana) – Faculdade de Educação, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro, p.268. 2017.

BORGES, J.; AMORIM, S. Políticas setoriais de Cultura no RJ: Institucionalização e os dilemas da participação social. Revista Observatório da Diversidade Cultural, Minas Gerais, v. 3, p. 160-173, 2016.

AMORIM, S.; LOPES, J. T. . O eucalipto seca tudo em volta: o desafio das políticas públicas de cultura em Portugal. In: VI Seminário Internacional de Políticas Culturais, 2015, FCRB - Rio de Janeiro. Anais do VI Seminário Internacional de Políticas Culturais. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa, 2015. v. 1. p. 1383-1396.

Main projects

RJ State Cultural System (member of the management team)

RJ State Cultural Plan 2015 - 2025 (Coordinator of the strategic plan)

Rio de Janeiro City Cultural Council (Elected Counselor 2016-2017 Culture & Economy)

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