Clara Sarmento

Aggregation in Cultural Studies, University of Aveiro.
PhD in Portuguese Culture, MA in Anglo-American Studies, Graduate in Portuguese-English Studies, Porto University.
MA and PhD lecturer, supervisor and examiner in Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Brazil and Algeria.

Tenured Full Professor, ISCAP-Polytechnic University of Porto (P.PORTO).
Founder, director and researcher, CEI – Centre for Intercultural Studies, ISCAP-P.PORTO.
Founder and director of the MA in Intercultural Studies for Business, ISCAP-P.PORTO.
Two mandates as director of the MA in Specialized Translation and Interpreting, ISCAP-P.PORTO.
Member of the Advisory Board, ISCAP-P.PORTO and Porto Executive Academy.

Member of COST actions CA18126 “Writing Urban Places. New Narratives of the European City”, CA20105 “SlowMemo – Slow Memory: Transformative Practices for Times of Uneven and Accelerating Change”, and CA21166 “ShiFT, Social Sciences and Humanities for Transformation and Climate Resilience”.
COST Action Independent External Expert.
Member of the “Community of Practice (CoP) on Science and Art in Education” (European Commission) and of the project “Cultural Studies: A Global History” (Bard College, University of Birmingham and Auburn University).
Founding member of the Portuguese Network for Cultural Studies and of ECREA Women’s Network.
Editorial advisor in Anthropology and Guest-Editor, Cambridge Scholars Publishing (CSP), UK.
Guest-Editor, Anthropology and Ethnology Journal, Medwin Publishers.
Founder and director, E.REI – E.Journal of Intercultural Studies (SCOPUS).

Project manager: EnDent (2015-1-LV01-KA203-013401), Augmented Assessment (621517-EPP-1-2020-1-EL-EPPKA3-IPI-SOC-IN), ENDING (2020-1-ES01-KA201-082232), TheRoute (SAICT-POL/23447/2016), StreetArtCEI, Street Art Against Covid, SciArt (2022-1-CY01-KA220-SCH-000086608).

Research and teaching areas: Cultural and Intercultural Studies; Gender and Feminist Studies; Colonial and Post-Colonial Studies; Portuguese and Anglo-American Literature and Culture; Ethnography; Literary Translation; Research Methodologies; Culture Applied to Business, Tourism and Development; Intercultural Communication; Graffiti and Street Art.

Distinctions: ‘American Club of Lisbon Award for Academic Merit’; CES Award for Young Social Scientists, U.COIMBRA; PRODEP III (EC) grant; ‘Meet our Authors Campaign’, ‘best-selling title on study of poetry’ and ‘book of the month-Social Sciences’, CSP, UK; 7 PAPRE (P.PORTO) awards for papers in high quality journals; Gardners’ (UK) ‘Author of the Month’, March 2020; Santander UNICOVID Award; Santander Grant Best Practices in Digital Education; jury of the ‘Seven Wonders of Portuguese Heritage’; March 2022 ‘International Impact Book Awards’; BookFest Fall 2022 #3 award in Business-Entrepreneurship; Espaço T ‘Interculturality Award 2022 – Education’; AMEEA Award 2023 ‘Education’.