Ana Margarida Silva

Ana Margarida Silva has a degree in Modern Languages of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra (FLUC). She was awarded with the Feijó Award, from Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, in 2017 and the 3% Best Students Award, in the 2017/2018 school year, from the University of Coimbra.

In 2021, she completed the MA in Intercultural Studies for Business, where she acquired a reflective knowledge in the areas of culture, social sciences, entrepreneurship and business. She was awarded as the Best Student in the MA in Intercultural Studies for Business, in the school year of 2020/2021 from the Porto Accounting and Business School (ISCAP) – Polytechnic Institute of Porto (P.Porto). In 2021, she developed a curricular internship in the Association for the Integrated Development of the Mountain Villages Network (ADIRAM), basing her master thesis on the work developed in ADIRAM, about the importance of societal transformations in the face in mountainous territories and marginalized communities. In the same year, she became a researcher in the Center for Intercultural Studies (CEI, ISCAP-P.PORTO).

In 2022, she started the Doctoral Program in Estudios Culturales: Memoria, Identidad, Territorio y Lenguaje, at the University of Santiago de Compostela, with the dissertation entitled “The Identity and the Memory of the Cultural Territory of Serra da Estrela”, to understand the societal transformations of the territory in the face of social, political, economic, environmental changes.

In 2023, she became a member of the Cost Actions, CA21125 – A European forum for revitalisation of marginalised mountain areas (MARGISTAR) and CA21166 – Social Sciences and Humanities for Transformation and Climate Resilience (SHiFT).