Position: Integrated Researcher with Doctoral Degree

Academic background: Licenciatura 1965; Doutoramento 1972; Agregação 1973.

Research Group: MOPT, TERRITUR

Email: jorgegaspar@campus.ul.pt

Research interests: Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, urban Studies, Landscape Studies, Cultural Studies.

ORCID: 0000-0003-2164-7252

Ciência Vitae: 011B-6C1A-06EA


Jorge Gaspar (Lisbon, 1942), Geographer, Professor Emeritus of U L, Researcher at CEG. Assistant of the School of Fine Arts of Lisbon, Visiting Professor of the Instituto Superior Técnico (Professor) and the Universities of Umeå and Paris X. Doctorate from the University of Lisbon (1972), postgraduate (Fil.Lic. 1967) from the University of Lund, graduated from the University of Lisbon (1965). Coordinated investigations and projects, national and international, applied in Geography, Planning and Urbanism (EU, ESF, VW STIFTUNG, FCG, INIC/JNICT/FCT).
President of the A.C L. Letters class. , member of the Europaea Academy and PhD hc by the Universities of León, Genève and Évora. University of Lisbon Award, International Geocritical Award. In 1986 he founded cedru – Centro de Estudos e Desenvolvimento Regional e Urbano Lda. Medal of Honor, gold, of the Municipality of Alvito. Medal of Honor of the Parish of Quinta do Conde. Medal of Scientific Merit of the Ministry of Science, Founding Partner of APG, APDR, APCP, APU.
He collaborated in some major studies and projects of regional and urban development of the last half century in Portugal: Sines: planeamento territorial e cidade nova de Santo André ; Local and Regional Administration Project (MAI 1975-1976), EP of the OID Peninsula of Setúbal (1986-1988). Preparatory studies of THE CSF I and II; coordinator of the team that prepared the technical proposal of the National Program of Spatial Planning Policy – PNPOT (2003-2007). He has published twenty books and more than two and a half hundred articles in magazines such as Finisterra – Revista Portuguesa de Geografia (Portugal), L’Espace Geographique (France) , Sports Place (USA); Geografisk Annaler (Sweden); Polygons (Spain), Progress in Human Geography (United Kingdom) ; International Encyclopedia of Human Geography; Research in Geographic Education; Berliner Geographische Arbeiten; Die Erde; Applied Geography, Kluwer Academic Publishers; Géographie, Économie, Société, Éditions scientifiques et médicales Elsevier; SudOuest Européen; Geography Notebooks; GeoJournal, Kluwer Academic Publishers; Anales de Geografia de la Universidad Complutense; Rassegna; Urban Studies; International Journal of Urban and Regional Research; Annales of Géographie; in Espaces Populations Societés; Quaderni dell’Osservatorio Elettorale; Biblos; ), Lund Studies in Geography – Ser. B;