Portugal | Morocco
Food | Heritage | Tourism | "Mediterranean diet"
Joana Lucas holds a PhD in Anthropology (NOVA/FCSH) with the dissertation “Between 'Sky and Sand': Tourism, Travel and Expeditions. Mapping discourses and practices on Mauritania ”, been a Fellow of the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). Has a degree in Anthropology (NOVA/FCSH) and a master's degree in Anthropology: Multiculturalism and Identities (ISCTE-IUL). She has conducted fieldwork in Mauritania (Parc National du Banc d'Arguin and Nouakchott), Morocco (Al Jadida, Chefchaouen) and Portugal (Tavira). She is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Foundation for Science and Technology, developing research on the impacts of the “Mediterranean Diet” heritagization, taking as case studies Tavira (Portugal) and Chefchaouen (Morocco). She was responsible for the courses on "Anthropology of Food" (NOVA/FCSH, 2017), "Portuguese Gastronomy and Culture" (CIEE, 2019) and "Human Ecology, Nutrition and Chronic Diseases" (UC, 2019-2020).