Position: Integrated Researcher with Doctoral Degree
Academic background: PhD in Geography (King’s College London, 2011)
Research Group: ZOE
Research interests: Urban Geography, urban informality, postcolonial urbanisms, infrastructure, architecture
Ciência Vitae: D511-F457-05D8
Scopus Author ID: 55754869800
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.pt/citations?hl=pt-PT&user=rsSl-E4AAAAJ
Eduardo Ascensão is a researcher at Centro de Estudos Geográficos, University of Lisbon. An anthropologist and urban geographer, his research is on urban informality, postcolonial urbanisms, infrastructure and architecture. He has published in journals such as the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, City and Antipode or in edited volumes such as the Handbook of Gentrification Studies. He is currently developing a multi-sited project on the models of slum intervention in Portuguese-speaking cities Bissau, Macau, Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro (https://www.technoscienceslumintervention.org/) and is PI (Principal Investigator) of the project ‘Inhabiting Siza’, on the residents’ experience of Álvaro Siza’s architecture.