PhD students Full members


Research Context

Portugal | Spain

Research Interests

Religious Diversity | Secularism | Islam | Education

Institutional Subunit


Biographical Note

Laura Almodovar graduated in Anthropology from NOVA - School of Social Sciences and Humanities (NOVA/FCSH), in 2015. She was a research grantee at CRIA in the project «Out of the Monument - Memories of the 1940 Exhibition», coordinated by PhD Maria Cardeira da Silva and PhD Marta Prista. In 2018, she finished her master's degree in Migrations, Inter-Ethnicities and Transnationalism, also at NOVA/ FCSH, with the dissertation about social and religious belongings in Lisbon metropolitan area, supervised by PhD José Mapril. More recently was part of the project FCT LISBONDS - Neighbouring Practices, Meanings and Contexts in Greater Lisbon, at Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences (CICS.NOVA), coordinated by PhD João Pedro Nunes. Currently, she is enrolled in a PhD in Anthropology at ISCTE-IUL and NOVA-FCSH developing a research project, funded by FCT, focused on secularism, religion diversity and education.

All projects

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Práticas, Significados e Contextos de Vizinhança na Grande Lisboa


Research Fellow

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Financiers: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia


Fora do Padrão. Memórias da Exposição de 1940 / Out of the Monument. Memories of the 1940 Exhibition


Research Fellow

Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia

Financiers: EGEAC

All Publications

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Newspaper article

População organizada, habitação conquistada. Jornal A Voz do Operário. 2020

Almodovar, Laura, A Voz do Operário. 05-2020.

Newspaper article

A casa é de quem a habita e a cidade sustentável é de quem a germina. Jornal Crónico. 2020

Almodovar, Laura, Jornal Crónico. 05-2020.

Book chapter

"Portugal". In Yearbook of Muslims in Europe, editado por Oliver Scharbrodt, 536-550. Reino Unido: Brill Publishers, 2018.

Mapril, José; Soares, Pedro; Almodovar, Laura, Yearbook of Muslims in Europe. Scharbrodt, Oliver. Brill. Leiden, Netherlands. 2018. Published

Newspaper article

«Todo o pão é farinha»: uma associação islâmica na linha de Sintra. Le Monde Diplomatique, ed. portuguesa. 2018

Almodovar, Laura, Le Monde Diplomatique, ed. portuguesa. 08-2018.

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