Mar­garida Car­valho

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    Mar­garida Car­valho holds a BA and a MA in Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Sci­ences by the Fac­ulty of So­cial Sci­ences and Hu­man­i­ties of the New Uni­ver­sity of Lis­bon (FCSH/UNL), Portugal. She has been a fac­ulty mem­ber at the School of Com­mu­ni­ca­tion and Media Stud­ies (Lis­bon Poly­tech­nic In­sti­tute) since 1998 where she cur­rently lec­tures the courses of “Art and Com­mu­ni­ca­tion” and “Semi­ol­ogy”. Mar­garida is now work­ing on her doc­toral the­sis on the sub­ject of par­tic­i­pa­tion in dig­i­tal arts at the Fac­ulty of So­cial Sci­ences and Hu­man­i­ties of the New Uni­ver­sity of Lis­bon. From Sep­tem­ber 2009 on­wards she was awarded a PhD schol­ar­ship under the pro­gram to sup­port ad­vanced train­ing for higher ed­u­ca­tion poly­tech­nic teach­ers (PRO­TEC). In the aca­d­e­mic year 2008-2009, she re­ceived a doc­toral schol­ar­ship from the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tec­nolo­gia as part of the UT Austin | Por­tu­gal pro­gram. Her main areas of re­search are new media art, par­tic­i­pa­tory media and dig­i­tal cul­ture. Her book Híbri­dos Tec­nológicos was pub­lished by Nova Vega ed­i­tors in 2007. The col­lab­o­ra­tion in the re­search pro­ject Trends on Por­tuguese Net­works Cul­ture re­sulted in the writ­ing of the chap­ters “Hi­b­ridação” and “Práticas de em Por­tu­gal” of the book As Artes Tec­nológicas e a Rede In­ter­net em Por­tu­gal (Lis­boa, Nova Vega, 2009). From 2001 to 2004 Mar­garida joined the ed­i­to­r­ial team of the on­line quar­terly jour­nal In­ter­act – Re­vista de Arte, Cul­tura e Tec­nolo­gias, is­sued by Cen­tro de Es­tu­dos de Co­mu­nicação e Lin­gua­gens of the FCSH/UNL.  Mar­garida has pub­lished sev­eral pa­pers in­clud­ing: 2010 (forth­com­ing) “Weav­ing En­coun­ters: To­wards an Art of Par­tic­i­pa­tion”, paper pre­sented at the in­ter­na­tional con­fer­ence Un­needed Con­ver­sa­tions: Prac­tice and The­ory of Art, Porto, Fac­ul­dade de Belas Artes of Uni­ver­si­dade do Porto. 2009 “Af­fec­tive Ter­ri­to­ries”, In IN­FLeX­ions, vol­ume 3. [On­line]. Avail­able at: 2008 “Mapas Ima­ginários”, In Vi­rose, secção b#21, Out­ubro. [On­line]. Avail­able at

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