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José da Costa Ramos



Biographical note:

José Carlos da Costa Ramos is a photographer.  He graduated in Economy and holds a Master’s degree in Spatial Planning and Urbanism and a PhD in Human Geography. 

He is a Professor of Creative Industries Management at ISCTE –IUL.

He was an evaluator for the European Commission in the domain of Linguistic Engineering, coordinator of several European projects in the area of ICT applied to culture, ICT advisor of the Ministry of Culture, and president of the Instituto de Cinema Audiovisual e Multimédia and the Tobis Portuguesa.

Main research areas:

  • Migrations, Citizenship and Technology

  • Capitalism, Culture and Post-colonialism

  • Cinema, Geography and Empires

Selected publications:

  • 2015  – Luz e Trevas no Coração de África – O Cinema Simulacro da Companhia de Diamantes de Angola in Intervalo: Entre Geografias. Braga: UMinho (in press).
  • 2013 – Diamang – Cinema a Preto e Branco in Angola o Nascimento de uma Nacão. Lisbon: Guerra & Paz.
  • 2012 – Uma Graciosa Lentidão um Princípio de Êxtase – O Real, o Virtual e o Espelho no Aleph de Jorge Luis Borges in Cibercultura e Ficção. Lisbon: Documenta.

This work is financed by national funds through the FCT - Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P., within the scope of the project UIDB/00509/2020 and UIDP/00509/2020.