Researchers

SOFIA MARQUES DA SILVA

 

 

Academic qualification

2008 – Ph.D in Education Sciences – Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal
2004 – Master in Education Sciences – Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal
2001 – Degree in Education Sciences – Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal
1995 – Degree in History – Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto (FLUP), Portugal

 

Position

Assistant Professor

 

Institution

Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal

 

Research group

KIDE – Knowledge, Innovation and Diversities in Education

 

E-mail

sofiamsilva@fpce.up.pt

 

Phone
+ 351 220 400 602 (ext 232)

 

ORCID iD

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2688-1171

 

External links

             

 

Research interests

Youth cultures and mediation; Research methodologies in education; Youth, socioeducative pathways and networks; Youth cultures and online communities; Youth, education and remote and rural contexts; Gender studies

 

Other activities

  • Deputy President of the Portuguese Society of Education Sciences (SPCE)
  • Editor-in-chief of the scholarly journal Ethnography and Education, Routledge (2018-2022)
  • Deputy Editor of the scholarly journal Ethnography and Education, Routledge (2014-2017)
  • Chair of the 2014 EERA annual conference, European Conference on Educational Research, held at the University of Porto, Portugal (ECER 2014)
  • Representative of SPCE at the Board of the European Educational Research Association Council (EERA)
  • Convenor of the EERA’s networks 5 and 19
  • Coordinator of the Portuguese team of NAOS project – Professional Capacity Dealing with Diversity (KA2, Erasmus+, European Commission)
  • Member of the project CodeIWP – Commitment to Democracy Through Increasing Women's Participation (Strand2: Democratic engagement and civic participation/2.3. Civil society projects / Europe for Citizens Programme, European Commission)
  • Main representative of CIIE for the SIRIUS network (European Commission)
  • Elected member of the Interim Board of the SIRIUS network
  • Member of NESET II – Network of Experts on Social Aspects of Education and Training (adviser of the European Commission's Directorate General for Education and Culture)
  • Expert of EACEA – ‘Youth in Action Programme’, 2007-2013 (European Commission)
  • Reviewer of international projects to the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (Sweden)
  • Representative of the Rectorate of the University of Porto at the Porto’s Educational City Council
  • External evaluator / member of the external evaluation team of the Portuguese Inspectorate of Education and Science (Ministry of Education)
  • Reviewer of FCT (Portuguese Funding Agency for Science and Technology) for the publishing of doctoral theses' call
  • Consultant of FNAJ (National Federation of Youth Associations/Federação Nacional de Associações Juvenis)
  • FPCEUP's Coordinator for Mobility and ECTS
  • Chair of the Service of International Relations and Mobility of FPCEUP
  • Member of the Monitoring Committee of the undergradute course in Education of the University of Porto
  • Member of the editorial board of the peer-reviewed journals International Journal on School Disaffection (UK) and Bakent University Journal of Education (TR)

 

 

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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

 

 

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PUBLICATIONS

 

Papers in peer-review journals

 

Books 

  • Hoveid, Marit Honerød, Ciolan, Lucian, Paseka, Angelika, & Silva, Sofia Marques (Eds.). (in press). Doing educational research: Overcoming challenges in practice (ISBN 9781526435545). London: SAGE Publications. 368p.

  • Webster, Joan Parker, & Silva, Sofia Marques (Eds.). (in press). Doing educational ethnography in an online world. London: Routledge.

  • Beach, Dennis, Bagley, Carl, & Silva, Sofia Marques da (Eds.). (2018). International handbook on ethnography of education (ISBN 978-1-118-93370-1). New York: Wiley-Blackwell. 592p. 

  • Borgnakke, Karen, Dovemark, Marianne, & Silva, Sofia Marques (Eds.). (2017). The post modern professional: Contemporary learning practices, dilemmas and perspectives (ISBN 978-1-872767-44-4). London: Tufnell Press.

  • Silva, Sofia M., & Landri, Paolo (Eds.) (2012). Rethinking education ethnography: Researching on-line communities and interactions. Porto: CIIE. E-book.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2012). Da casa da juventude aos confins do mundo: Etnografia de fragilidades, medos e estratégias juvenis. Porto: Edições Afrontamento.

  • Araújo, Helena C., Fonseca, Laura, & Silva, Sofia M. (2010). Percursos biográficos de jovens na escola e na comunidade: O abandono escolar revisitado. Porto: Afrontamento.

  • Marques, Carmo, Nogueira, Conceição, Magalhães, Maria José, & Silva, Sofia M. (Eds.) (2003). Um olhar sobre os feminismos: Pensar a democracia no mundo da vida. Porto: UMAR.

 

Edition of journals special issues

 

Book chapters

  • Silva, Sofia Marques, & Ciolan, Lucien (in press). An introduction to challenges in educational research. In Marit Honerød Hoveid, Lucian Ciolan, Angelika Paseka, & Sofia Marques da Silva (Eds.), Doing educational research: Overcoming challenges in practice (ISBN 9781526435545). London: SAGE Publications.

  • Paseka, Angelika, Hoveid, Marit Honerød, Ciolan, Lucian, & Silva, Sofia Marques (in press). Educational research: A space of risk and uncertainty. In Marit Honerød Hoveid, Lucian Ciolan, Angelika Paseka, & Sofia Marques da Silva (Eds.), Doing educational research: Overcoming challenges in practice (ISBN 9781526435545). London: SAGE Publications.

  • Silva, Sofia Marques, Gouveia, Tânia, & Silva, Ana Milheiro (2019). Valor e reconhecimento das possibilidades de participação em contexto escolar: Uma análise exploratória de perceções d jovens e documentos de duas escolas em Portugal. In Elizabeth Macedo & Isabel Menezes (Eds.), Currículo, política e cultura: Conversas entre Brasil e Portugal (pp. 209-232, ISBN 978-85-444-3001-9). Curitiba: CRV.

  • Santos, Hugo, Silva, Sofia Marques, Macedo, Elizabeth, & Menezes, Isabel (2019). Diversidade sexual no discurso de professores: Os perigos liberais da híper-humanização, privatização e heteronormalização. In Elizabeth Macedo & Isabel Menezes (Eds.), Currículo, política e cultura: Conversas entre Brasil e Portugal (pp. 269-288, ISBN 978-85-444-3001-9). Curitiba: CRV.

  • Beach, Dennis, Bagley, Carl, & Silva, Sofia Marques (2018). Ethnography of education: Thinking forward, looking back. In Dennis Beach, Carl Bagley, & Sofia Marques da Silva (Eds.), International handbook on ethnography of education (pp. 513-532, ISBN 9781138048072). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Silva, Sofia Marques, & Webster, Joan Parker (2018). Positionality and standpoint: Situated ethnographers acting in on- and offline contexts. In Dennis Beach, Carl Bagley, & Sofia Marques da Silva (Eds.), International handbook on ethnography of education (pp. 501-512, ISBN 978-1-118-93370-1). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Silva, Sofia M., & Abrantes, Pedro (2017). Growing up in Europe’s backyard: Researching on Education and youth in Portuguese poor suburban settings. In William T. Pink, & George W. Noblit (Eds.), Second international handbook of urban education (pp. 1335-1349, ISBN 978-3-319-40315-1). London: Springer.

  • Borgnakke, Karen, Dovemark, Marianne, & Silva, Sofia M. (2017). Professionalisation in educational practice: Summary. In Karen Borgnakke, Marianne Dovemark, & Sofia M. Silva (Eds.), The post modern professional: Contemporary learning practices, dilemmas and perspectives (ISBN 978-1-872767-44-4). London: Tufnell Press.

  • Borgnakke, Karen, Dovemark, Marianne, & Silva, Sofia M. (2017). Introduction. In Karen Borgnakke, Marianne Dovemark, & Sofia M. Silva (Eds.), The post modern professional: Contemporary learning practices, dilemmas and perspectives (ISBN 978-1-872767-44-4). London: Tufnell Press.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2017). Porque regressamos a determinados/as autores/as? Introduzindo textos em torno do pensamento de Paulo Freire. In Eunice Macedo (Ed.), Ecos de Freire e o pensamento feminista: Diálogos e esclarecimentos (pp. 11-20, ISBN 978-989-7300349-3). Porto: LivPsic / Instituto Paulo Freire de Portugal.

  • Borgnakke, Karen, Dovemark, Marianne, & Silva, Sofia Marques (2017). Professionalisation in educational practice: Summary. In Karen Borgnakke, Marianne Dovemark, Sofia Marques da Silva (Eds.), The post modern professional: Contemporary learning practices, dilemmas and perspectives (ISBN 978-1-872767-44-4). London: Tufnell Press.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2014). Growing up in a Portuguese borderland. In Spyros Spyrou, & Miranda Christou (Eds.), Children and borders (Print ISBN 9781137326300 HB, pp. 62-78). New York: Palgrave Macmillan. (chapter doi:10.1057/9781137326317.0008).

  • Many, Éric, Correia, José Alberto, & Silva, Sofia Marques (2013). Ruptures biographiques: Quand les migrants se rencontrent, quand les migrants se racontent. In Louis Porcher & Dominique Groux (Eds.), Le storytelling: Un angle neuf pour aborder des disciplines multiples? (pp. 145-161, ISBN 978-2-343-01797-6). Paris: L’Harmattan.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2013). Disinheriting the heritage and the case of Pauliteiras: Young girls as newcomers in a traditional dance from the Northeast of Portugal. In John Baldacchino & Raphael Vella (Eds.), Mediterranean art and education: Navigating local, regional and global imaginaries through the lens of the arts and learning (ISBN 9789462094604 HB, pp. 43-58). Rotterdam, NL: Sense Publishers & Mediterranean Journal of Educational Studies.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2013). Young people and sensitive information: Managing protection and dignity. In Kitty te Riele & Rachel Brooks (Eds.), Negotiating ethical challenges in youth research (pp. 96-108). London/New York: Routledge.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2013). Condição de estranheza e relação com o mundo da escola. In Manuel Matos (Ed.), JOVALES: Jovens, alunos, ensino secundário (pp. 157-173). Porto: CIIE/Livpsic.

  • Sousa, Sara, & Silva, Sofia M. (2013). Mulher surda: Especificidades e (des)igualdades. In Orquídea Coelho & Madalena Klein (Eds.), Sara Sousa, Cátia Lopes, & Francisco Neves (Cols.), Cartografias da surdez: Comunidades, línguas, práticas e pedagogia (pp. 273-284). Porto: Livpsic. [ISBN: 978-989730024-0]

  • Silva, Sofia M., & Queirós, Cristina (2012). University students' investment in developing skills through participation in volunteering program: Experiences from the University of Porto, Portugal. In Bohuslav Kuzsin, Viera Zozul'aková (Eds.), Volunteering in 21 century: Intensive programme (pp. 23-42). Presov: Presov University.

  • Neves, Tiago, Fonseca, Laura, Ferreira, Pedro D., Araújo, Helena C., Silva, Sofia M., & Coimbra, Joaquim (2012). Comentários e reflexões. In Isabel Menezes, Carla Malafaia, Maria Fernandes-Jesus, Norberto Ribeiro, & Pedro D. Ferreira (Eds.), Agência e participação cívica e política: Jovens e imigrantes na construção da democracia (pp. 145-165). Porto: Livpsic.

  • Jeffrey, Bob, Beach, Dennis, Landri, Paolo, Silva, Sofia M., & Landri, Paolo (2012). Introduction. In Sofia M. Silva & Paolo Landri (Eds.), Rethinking education ethnography: Researching on-line communities and interactions (pp. 7-9). Porto: CIIE. E-book.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2011). Getting closer to the stranger: Methodological and conceptual challenges in educational contexts. In Tobias Werlr (Ed.), Heterogeneity: General didactics meets the stranger / Transformation of Education: European perspectives (pp. 55-64, Vol. I). Münster: Waxmann.

  • Tura, M. Lurdes Rangel, & Silva, Sofia M. (2010). Etnografias da prática pedagógica em contextos de multiculturalidade: O caso de uma escola do Rio de Janeiro e de uma escola do Porto. In M. .Lurdes Rangel Tura & Carlinda Leite (Eds.), Questões de currículo e trabalho docente (pp. 71-105). Rio de Janeiro (BR): Quartet.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2010). Estudantes e jovens em contexto escolar. Contributos da Sociologia da Educação para o estudo das juventudes. In Pedro Abrantes (Ed.), Tendências e controvérsias em Sociologia da Educação (pp. 79-100). Lisbon: Editora Mundos Sociais.

  • Nóvoa, António, & Silva, Sofia M. (2006). Custos ao nível da educação. In Manuel Lisboa (Ed.), Prevenir ou remediar: Os custos sociais e económicos da violência contra as mulheres (pp. 111-119). Lisbon: Edições Colibri/SociNova.

  • Nóvoa, António, & Silva, Sofia M. (2003). Custos ao nível da educação. In Manuel Lisboa, Luísa Vicente, Isabel Carmo & António Nóvoa, Os custos sociais e económicos da violência contra das mulheres (pp. 77-99). Lisbon: CIDM.

 

Papers in conference proceedings

  • Santos, Hugo, Ferreira, Manuela, & Silva, Sofia Marques (2014). Diversas cidadanias dentro da diversidade: A juventude gay entre escola e culturas. In Maria João Carvalho, Armando Loureiro, & Carlos Alberto Ferreira (Eds.), Espaços de investigação, reflexão e ação interdisciplinar: Atas do XII Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Ciências da Educação (pp. 1791-1802, ISBN 978-989-704-188-4,). Santo Tirso: De Facto Editores.

  • Costa, Isabel, Loureiro, Armando, Silva, Sofia Marques, & Coutinho, Vanessa (2013). Vereadores e técnicos de educação: Em torno da promoção do sucesso escolar. In Helena C. Araújo et al. (Eds.), 5º Colóquio Internacional Outros Sentidos para Novas Cidadanias: Trabalhar em Rede para o Sucesso Escolar/Autarquias, Educação e Desenvolvimento (pp. 12-13, ISBN 978-989-8471-11-6). Porto: CIIE.

  • Saldanha, Ana, Silva, Liliana, & Silva, Sofia M. (2012). Reconfigurações de uma instituição desportiva como resposta a solicitações educativas e sociais no acompanhamento a percursos educativos de jovens atletas. In Associação Portuguesa de Sociologia, Sociedade crise e reconfigurações: Atas do VII congresso português de sociologia (10p.). Porto: Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto.

  • Costa, Ana, Silva, Sofia M., & Barata, Francisco (2011). Education and architecture: Young people’s perspectives and dialogues for a better understanding of built environment. In Philip Plowright & Bryce Gamper (Eds.), Considering research: Reflecting upon current themes in Architectural research: Proceedings of the 2011 ARCC Spring Research Conference of the Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ISBN 978-1-257-32189-6). Southfield: Lawrence Technological University.

  • Sousa, Sara, & Silva, Sofia M. (2011). Narrativas biográficas de mulheres e raparigas surdas. In Sofia M. Silva, Ana Moreira, Ana Oliveira, Fernando Cruz, Izabela Naves, Maria Luísa Quaresma, & Pascoal Carvalho (Eds.), Actas do II Encontro de Sociologia da Educação: Educação, territórios e (des)igualdades (pp. 399-404). Porto: Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto.

  • Vale, Marta, & Silva, Sofia M. (2011). Jovens e escola na zona histórica do Porto. In Sofia M. Silva, Ana Moreira, Ana Oliveira, Fernando Cruz, Izabela Naves, Maria Luísa Quaresma, & Pascoal Carvalho (Eds.), Actas do II Encontro de Sociologia da Educação: Educação, territórios e (des)igualdades (pp. 549-555). Porto: Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2007). Género e grupos profissionais: O caso das engenharias. In A. P. Marques & T. H. Caria (Orgs.), Educação, trabalho e culturas profissionais: Contributos teórico-metodológicos. Actas dos Encontros em Sociologia III (pp. 35-52). Braga: CICS.UM.

 

Theses

 

Other publications

 

 

PAPER PRESENTATIONS IN SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

 

International

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2010). Gendered politics in doing ethnography. Paper presented at Seminar at Institution of Education, London University, London, UK

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2010). Gendered politics in doing fieldwork. Paper presented at Seminar at the Institution of Education, London University, London, UK.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2010). Getting closer to the stranger: Methological challenges. Paper presented at Workshop Heterogeneity: General didactics meets the stranger, University of Volda, Volda, Norway.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2010). Crisscrossing between online and offline spaces: Challenges for ethnography. Paper presented at ECER: Education and Cultural Changes, University of Helsinki, Finland.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2009). Youth transitions and the exuberance of fragility: An ethnographic study in a youth center in Portugal. Paper presented at Midterm Conference of RN30: Youth Generation, European Sociological Association, Estonia.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2009). Learning to live with paradoxes: An ethnograpic account of young people strategies for recognition and dignity. Paper presented at the Oxford Ethnography Conference, St Hilda's College, Oxford, UK.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2009). Lives on hold: Youth transitions in contemporary hostile contexts. Paper presented at ECER: Theory and Evidence in European Educational Research, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2008). Institucional culture and youth cultures mediation between performativity and creativity demands. Paper presented at ECER: From Teaching to Learning?, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2007). Gendered relations and politics of fieldwork. Paper presented at ECER: Contested Qualities of Educational Research, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2007). The banality of hard lives: Young people living in exclusion and risk trajectories. Paper presented at ECER: Contested Qualities of Educational Research, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2006, September). Exuberances and enormities in a Youth House in Portugal: Ethnography contributions for unfinished and transforming knowledge. Paper presented at ECER: Transforming Knowledge, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2006, March). Femmes ingénieurs dans le domaine de l'ingénierie civile: Recherche de styles de travail et construction de parcours éducatifs et professionnels dans le domaine de l’ingénierie civile. Poster presented at the IIème Colloque International Pluridisciplinaire Marché du Travail et Genre dans les Pays du Maghreb: Quels Marchés du Travail?, CNRS-Paris/Dulbéa de l'Université Libre de Bruxelles/Cered de Rabat, Rabat, Morocco.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2005, September). Figures and configurations of Strangeness at School: Ethnography on youth strategies and compromises. Paper presented at ECER, University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2005, April). L'école devant l'incertitude et face a des catégories dépasses. Le phénomène de la violence a l'école au Portugal. Paper presented at the Colloque International sur la Violence Scolaire, UNICEF/Ministry of Education of Tunisia, Tunis, Tunisia.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2005, July). Women engineers in the territory of civil engineering. Paper presented at 37th World Congress International Institute of Sociology (Frontiers of Sociology), Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2004, September). The school untouchability to strangeness: Young girls and boys in the school tragedy. Paper presented at ECER, Rethymno Campus, University of Crete, Crete, Greece.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2003, October). Chercher les pulsions enigmatiques: Les jeunes veulent vivre l’école d’autre façon. Paper presented at the Premières Rencontres Jeunes & Sociétés en Europe et autour de la Méditerranée. Marseille, France.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2003, September). Intrigues towards ethnographic research in school. Paper presented at ECER. University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.

  • Silva, Sofia M., & Araújo, Helena C. (2002, September). Is there an interculturality in construction in portuguese schools?. Paper presented at the conference organised by the Educational Association for Research on Adolescence. New College Oxford, Oxford, UK.

 

National

  • Silva, Sofia M., & Guedes, Mafalda (2009). Crossroads for ethnography: Studying the space between real and virtual experiences. Paper presented at the 9th Conference on the European Sociological Association: European Society or European Societies?, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2006, February). Aguardamos pelas cidades futuras: Quando o tempo for aquilo que ela quis que pudesse ser. Paper presented at the Lançamento da Revista da APEM Ex Aequo, nº 12 – Um Legado de Cidadania: Homenagem a Maria de Lourdes Pintassilgo, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2006, June). Figuras e configurações da estranheza na escola. Paper presented at the Seminário Final do Projecto JOVALES – Jovens, Alunos e o Ensino Secundário em Portugal, FPCEUP, Porto, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2006, March). Expectativas dos adultos sobre os jovens. Paper presented at the Encontro Anual Despertares Jovens, Oliveira de Azeméis, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M.(2006, November). Género e grupos profissionais: O caso das engenheiras. Paper presented at the Encontros em Sociologia III: IX Seminário ASPTI: Educação, Trabalho e Culturas Profissionais: Contributos teórico-metodológicos, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2004, May). Young girls and boys in the school tragedy. Paper presented at the Conferência Internacional da EARA - Educational Association for Research on Adolescence, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2004, May). Perplexidades em torno de uma investigação etnográfica na escola. Paper presented at the V Congresso Português de Sociologia, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2004, May). Expectativas e projectos na escola: Vivências e sobrevivências (diferentes eixos de investigação). Paper presented at the Seminário As Ilusões de Mobilidade Social e as Políticas Educativas no Ensino Secundário, FPCEUP, Porto, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2004, April). No argumento da estranheza, o desejo das imperfeições: Compromissos de raparigas na intriga da Escola. Paper presented at the Seminário Estudos sobre Mulheres, Estudos Feministas, Estudos de Género: Novas Pesquisas, Novas Vozes, FPCEUP, Porto, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M.(2003, December). Jovens, participação e cidadania. Paper presented at the Encontro Nacional de Voluntariado Jovem: Voluntariado, Juventude e Desenvolvimento Local, São João da Madeira, Portugal.

  • SIilva, Sofia M. (2003, November). Territórios inquietos entre a adolescência e a adultez: Expectativas de jovens em idade escolar. Paper presented at the Encontro Inquietações Jovens, Instituição, Oliveira de Azeméis, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2003, June). O estranho mundo da disciplina: Os intrusos, os estranhos e os ex-cêntrico. Paper presented at the Colóquio (In) Disciplina em Contexto Escolar, Centro de Formação das Escolas de Gondomar, Gondomar, Portugal.

  • Fonseca, Laura, Araújo, Helena C., & Silva, Sofia M. (2002, September). Is there an interculturality being constructed in schools?: School as a space and time for new cultural configurations. Paper presented at an ECER conference, FPCEUL, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2002, May). Novas identidades de género: Masculinidades. Paper presented at the Debate Aberto Novas Famílias, Novas Sexualidades, Novas Identidades de Género, Porto, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2002, May). Sobre o que é indiscutível: Desafios de uma identidade ecológica. Paper presented at the II Encontro Nacional de Professores Ecologistas, Braga, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M.(2002, March). Linguagem e construção de identidades. Paper presented at the Seminário Práticas e Materiais para uma Igualdade de Género no Jardim de Infância, Sindicato de Professores da Zona Centro, Coimbra, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2001, July). Masculinidades inquietas: Uma possível reflexão… Paper presented at the II Colóquio Internacional Outros Sentidos para Novas Cidadanias, FPCEUP, Porto, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2001, May). A mulher na família do início do século XX: O pensamento das feministas, o olhar de Ana de Castro Osório. Paper presented at the Colóquio Internacional Em Busca da História das Mulheres, Associação Portuguesa de Investigação Histórica sobre as Mulheres/Câmara Municipal de Gaia, Gaia, Portugal.

  • Silva, Sofia M. (2000, October). Contributos da Licenciatura em Ciências da Educação para a visibilidade das mulheres na história. Paper presented at the II Congresso das Licenciaturas em Ciências da Educação, FPCEUL, Lisbon, Portugal.