Anthropology; Ethnography; Vulnerability; Urban Studies; Housing
Joana Catela obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Social Anthropology at FCSH-NOVA, a Master’s degree in Latin American Studies at the University of Cambridge and a Post- Graduate certificate in Anthropology of Health from ISCTE-IUL. In 2018 Joana was awarded a PhD in Anthropology also at ISCTE-IUL for her thesis entitled “On the margins and in transit: mental health and good intentions in an IPSS in the suburbs of Lisbon”. This research was based on intensive fieldwork at a rehabilitated neighbourhood in Lisbon. Joana Catela joined ICS as a Post-Doctoral Researcher in from 2018 to 2019 to support the third phase of project “exPERts”.