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Catarina Laranjeiro



Catarina Laranjeiro holds a degree in Social Psychology from the University of Lisbon, a post-graduation course in Digital Visual Culture by ISCTE-IUL, and a master of Visual Anthropology at the Freie Universität Berlin.
She worked in the cultural association Moinho da Juventude (Mill of the Young), in the neighborhood of Alto da Cova da Moura, district of Amadora in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area. She benefited from a Leonardo da Vinci scholarship in Berlin, at Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (Social Science Research Center Berlin). She worked during 18 months in Guinea Bissau, first thanks to a Inov-Mundus scholarship and then for the NGO FEC. She developed the project « Espaço-Memória da Cova da Moura » (« Space-Memory of Cova da Moura »).She has been part of the research and monitoring staff of Festival do Norte (North Festival) and collaborates in the project « Imigrantes e Serviços de Apoio Social: tecnologias de cidadania em Portugal » (« Immigrants and Social Welfare Services: citizenship technologies in Portugal »). She directed the film PABIA DI AOS (2013).
She is now a PhD candidate at Centro de Estudos Sociais da Universidade de Coimbra. Her thesis focuses on modes of silencing and safeguarding the memory of the liberation / colonial war in Guinea-Bissau.
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