Mainland Portugal | Azores
Renewable energy | Rural Tourism | Sustainability
Born in Mozambique in 1971, Luís Silva holds a B.A. (1995), a M.Phil. (2000) and a Ph.D. degree (2007) in Anthropology awarded by the ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal. He is a senior researcher at the CRIA since 2018. He has a continuous experience of research from competitively funded projects since 1993. He has published 5 books, 23 articles in peer-reviewed international journals and 13 book chapters, and also coedited 1 international book. His research interests include national identity, international frontiers, rural tourism, cultural heritage, ecotourism, and renewable energy innovations/technologies. Since 2017, he has been regularly involved in the evaluation of international projects submitted for funding to the European Commission.