The protests of the “Geração à Rasca” on 12 March 2011 and the demonstration “Que se lixe a troika!” were two extraordinary protest events in Portugal. There is not just a rise in social movement activity but also a rise of new research projects about social movements and protest in Portugal. The blog is about social movement research in Portugal. It aims at distributing information about new publications, workshops and projects about social movements in Portugal and gives researchers the possibility to present their work and write reviews on the work of others. Thematically all contributions deal with social movements and political participation in the Portuguese civil society. It is not a political blog, but a blog to communicate about research.

You are invited to contribute to this blog with own articles, calls for papers, information on events related to social movement research, new research projects (including also dissertation projects), o summer schools, courses, new publications etc.

There will aso be a section in this blog where researchers can present their yet unpublished material to receive feedback from colleagues. This site will be accessible only to a restricted group of researchers who are interested in this kind of cooperation.

If you have further questions or would like to contribute to this blog, please contact Britta Baumgarten (britta.baumgarten(at)gmail.com).

15 Septembro

O protesto “Geração à Rasca” (12 de Março de 2011) e a manifestação “Que se lixe a Troika!” (15 de Setembro de 2012) representam um novo ciclo de protestos na sociedade portuguesa. Estes eventos marcam uma nova etapa na actividade dos movimentos sociais e no surgimento de projectos de investigação sobre protestos e movimentos sociais em Portugal. O blogue pretende ser um espaço dedicado à investigação sobre movimentos sociais na sociedade portuguesa. O seu objectivo é o de, por um lado, veicular informação sobre novas publicações e workshops e, por outro, oferecer aos investigadores a possibilidade de apresentar as suas pesquisas e analisar o trabalho desenvolvido por outros colegas. Este não pretende constituir-se como um campo de discussão política, mas antes como uma rede de comunicação no âmbito das pesquisas sobre participação política e movimentos sociais em Portugal.

Assim, todos os que se dedicam ao estudo destas temáticas poderão contribuir com a divulgação dos seus artigos, novos projectos de investigação, incluindo projectos de dissertação, mas também com  informação sobre novas publicações, chamadas de artigos, cursos e escolas de verão, etc.

Haverá também uma secção onde os investigadores poderão apresentar trabalhos que ainda não foram publicados e receber sugestões e comentários de outros colegas. O sítio estará apenas acessível a um grupo restrito de investigadores interessado neste tipo de cooperação.

Se pretende colocar mais questões ou enviar os seus contributos para o blogue, por favor contacte Britta Baumgarten (britta.baumgarten(at)gmail.com).

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