|Manuel Garcia-Ruiz (coordinator) | twitter: @vanhoben
He is a Research Assistant at CIES-IUL and an Associated Researcher at IS-FLUP. He pursues his PhD in Urban Sociology at ISCTE-IUL. He has a particular interest in Light Festivals as instruments for the territorial development of Portuguese secondary cities (medium and small) through the creation of a highly competitive and specialized creative tourism. He is also an advisory member (international festival advisor) of the European Network Spectrum. CoEditor of Etno.Urb Network and Director of UAF.
|Henrique Chaves (org)
He is currently finishing his MA in Sociology at FSCH-Lisbon. His research is focused on Social Communities and Social Dynamics. He has a special interest in the field of Urban Studies, specially on social movements, public art, urban art and graffiti; but as well on the different types of living and mobilities. He conducts his research from a “right to the city” perspective. Henrique is also a member and coordinator of an anti-racism association named FAR (Frente Anti-Racista) and Production-Director of UAF.