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Manuel Garcia Ruiz
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He is a Researchat CIES-IUL and a Research Collaborator at IS-FLUP. He pursues his PhD in Sociology at ISCTE-IUL, supported by Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). 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). CoEditor of Etno.Urb Network
Educational Qualifications
Licenciate in Licenciado en Publicidad y Relaciones Públicas, Universidad de Alicante, in 2010
M.Sc. in Mestrado em Ciencias da Cultura e da Comunicação, Universidade de Lisboa, in 2014
Post-graduation in Análise de Dados em Ciências Sociais, ISCTE-IUL, in 2018
Free Course in Summer University: Network Analysis, Universidade de Evora, in 2019
PhD in Sociologia, ISCTE-IUL, in 2020
Research Fields
Light Festivals, Sociology of Art, Urban Sociology, Arts in Territory Development, Visual Methods, Social Media Data, Social Network Analysis, Deaf Communities
Research Groups
Knowledge Society, Competences and Communication
Data from Ciência-IUL
ISCTE FCT Portugal