Fernando Ilharco

Assistant Professor
PhD in Information Systems from the London School of Economics (LSE), London, and an MBA in Information Management from the UCP in Lisbon. Assistant Professor at the FCH – Faculty of Human Sciences, UCP, he is senior researcher at CECC – Center for Communication and Culture Studies and a member of the FCH Scientific Board. He was the first Coordinator of the FCH PhD program in Communication Sciences and he also coordinated the Master's Degree program in the same area for several years at the FCH. Since 2004, he has supervised around one hundred Master's, PhD and Post-doc research theses at the FCH. He has authored seven books and more than twenty peer reviewed papers, published in leading academic houses such as Oxford University Press, Wiley, Springer, Elsevier, Macmillan, De Gruyter, INCM - Casa da Moeda. His main research areas are (i) the philosophy of communication and information, and (ii) communication and leadership. Among his latest publications are "The Backgroundness of New Media", European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication, 2015; "Drei Katastrophen/The Three catastrophes/Três catástrofes" in Zielinski, S. Flusseriana, German/Portuguese/English. Berlin: Univocal, 2015; and Pós-Sociedade: a sociedade pós-literária, pós-nacional, pós-democrática e pós-ocidental. Lisbon: INCM, 2014.