Ana Fabíola Maurício
Ana Fabíola Maurício (b. 1985, Lisbon) is Head of the Research and Innovation Office of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP). Project Manager and Researcher for the European Cooperation Project “4Cs – From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture”, co-funded by the “Creative Europe: Culture” programme of the European Commission, coordinated by the Faculty of Human Sciences (FCH-UCP). She is also co-founder and co-curator of the independent curatorial project “nanogaleria” with Luísa Santos.
Senior Researcher at CECC | FCH-UCP (Research Centre for Communication and Culture) since 2016, and Junior Researcher since 2010. She was a recipient of an ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) Collaborative Project Workshop Grant with the project “Teaching in the Era of Digital Humanities: a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective” with three postdoctoral colleagues from Goethe Univ., Frankfurt, Germany, Stockholm Univ., Sweden, and Milan Univ., Italy.
Ana Fabíola Maurício holds a double-degree Ph.D. (2016) in Culture Studies by The Lisbon Consortium, FCH-UCP and in Literary and Cultural Studies by the Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture, Justus-Liebig Universität, Giessen, Germany (co-tutelle degree by the European Ph.D. Network – FCH-UCP, Lisbon, Portugal; Univ. Bergamo, Italy; Justus-Liebig Univ., Giessen, Germany; Stockholm Univ., Sweden; Helsinki Univ., Finland). She was awarded a Ph.D. grant by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (2011-2015) to develop research on modern and contemporary art museums and their contribution to the development of the cultural panorama of urban societies. Between 2012 and 2013 she was a research fellow of the International Ph.D. Programme of the Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture, having lived and studied in Germany for over a year during her Ph.D. research stage. She finished her M.A. degree in Media Studies, specialising in Cultural Management and Communication in 2010, and her B.A. degree in Applied Foreign Languages (English-French) in 2007 at FCH-UCP.
Between 2008 and 2009 she worked for the Education Department of history and art museums of Lisbon’s City Council, having developed and implemented pedagogical projects. She has participated and presented papers in multiple national and international conferences, symposia, and summer schools since 2009, having worked in the organisation of several academic programmes and events for the CECC as Scientific Research Assistant as well as for The Lisbon Consortium as Project Officer between 2008 and 2012. Since 2018 she has published in exhibition catalogues as well as other independent exhibition publications.