CURRICULUM VITAE

         JOÃO LOPES FILHO

         I -   EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Aggregation in Anthropology (Specialized in African Studies) by the University of Nova Lisboa in 2001
  • PHD in Anthropology (Expertise in Ethnology) certified with Distinction and Honours  by the Faculty of Social and Humanities Sciences  of the University of Nova Lisboa
  • Bachelor’s/Licensee’s Degree in Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences granted by Technical University of Lisbon
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Social and Political Sciences by Technical University of Lisbon
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Administration granted by Superior Institute  of Social and Political Sciences
  • Technical Agricultural Engineer granted by Agricultural School of Santarem 

         II -   WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Professor of Master of Arts  in Museology and Heritage at Faculty of Social and Humanities Sciences of the University of Nova Lisboa.
  • Professor of Master of Arts  in African Literatures and Cultures of the University of Nova Lisboa.
  • Professor in undergraduate courses of the Faculty of Social and Humanities Sciences (Department of Anthropology) of the University of Nova Lisboa.
  • Coordinator and Professor of Master of Arts in Heritage and Development at the University of Cape Verde.
  • Coordinator and Professor of Master of Arts in Heritage, Tourism and Development at the University of Cape Verde.
  • Deputy Coordinator and Professor of Master of Arts in Contemporary History at the University Portucalense – ISE.
  • Deputy Coordinator and Professor of Master of Arts in African Studies at the University of Porto – ISE.
  • Professor in undergraduate courses at the University of Cape Verde.

RESEARCH

  • Researcher at the Center for the Study of Sociology, University of Lisbon
    - Center for African Studies at the University of Lisbon
    - Center for the Study of International Migration at the Open University

       III -    PUBLICATIONS

 Books:

  • Cape Verde – Ethnographic Notes. Lisbon: Author’s Edition, 1976 (sold out)
  •  Cape Verdean Folk Tales. Lisbon: Ulmeiro, 1978, (2nd edition – 1983, Edition in English – 1995)
  • Cape Verde – Subsidies for a Cultural Survey. Lisbon: Platano Press, 1981
  •  Contribution for the Study of Cape Verdean Culture. Lisbon: Ulmeiro, 1984
  • Defense of the Cape -Verdean Socio-Cultural Heritage. Lisbon: Ulmeiro, 1985
  • The Capeverdean Community in Portugal (co-author). Lisbon: IED, 1992
  •  Cape Verde.  Snippets of Everyday Life. Lisbon: Caminho, 1995 (sold out)
  • Saint Nicholas Island of Cape Verde. Society Formation and Cultural Change, (2 volumes). Lisbon: Ministry of Education, 1996 (Sold out)
  • The Body and Bread. Capeverdean Clothing and Diet. Oeiras:  Municipality of Oeiras, 1997 (Sold out)
  • Voices of the Culture of Cape Verde. Lisbon: Ulmeiro, 1998 (sold out)
  • Let us Know the Islands of Cape Verde. Lisbon: Embassy of Cape Verde, 1998, (2nd ed.- Secretariat, 1998; 3rd ed. Mindelo, Ilheu Press.)
  • The Fortress of Real Prince and the Defence of the Island of S. Nicolau. Cascais: Heritage Press, 1998 (sold out)
  • Shared Views, Praia: Institute of National Library, 2002
  •  Introduction to the Culture of Cape Verde. Praia: Institute of National Library, 2003
  • Subsidies for the Study of the Abolition of Slavery. Praia: Spleen, 2006
  • Immigrants in Land of Emigration. Praia: Institute of National Library, 2007
  • In Memoriam of João Lopes: Praia: Institute of National Library, 2007
  • Chronicles of the Old Times. Praia: Institute of National Library, 2009
  • The Frightened Little Cat. Mindelo: Ilheu Press, 2010.

         OTHERS

  • Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (co-authors: LIMA, Mesquitela e MARTINEZ), Lisbon, Presença, 1980 (1st edition – Fevereiro/80; 2nd edition – October/80; 3rd edition – 1981,; 4th edition – 1982; 5th edition – 1984; 6th edition – 1985; 7th edition – 1987; 8th edition – 1988; 9th edition – 1990).
  • Folklore Groupings. Past and Present, Lisbon. INATEL, 2005.
  • Popular Culture in the New State, Lisbon. INATEL, 2010.

       IV – AWARDS

-          Honorary Citizen of Cidade Velha, awarded by Municipality of Ribeira Grande, in 2011

-          Sonangol Grand Prize for Literature – Luanda, 2010.

-          Recognition Medal, granted by the Municipality of the City of Ribeira Brava, São Nicolau, in 2007.

-          1st Class Medal of Volcano granted by the President of the Republic of Cape Verde, in 2004.

-          AIUÉ Prize for African Ethnology - 1982