MADONNA IN LISBON: DIASPORA UPSIDE DOWN

Carla Fernandes was born in Angola and grew up in Portugal. After studying Translation, she moved to Germany to work for Deutsche Welle’s Portuguese language editorial team for Africa, where she worked in production of news reports and radio soap operas. Presently she works as a journalist and free-lance radio producer, podcaster and cultural agent. […]

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Portuguese non racism”: On the historicity of an invented tradition

Cláudia Castelo “The Portuguese are not racists” – one usually hears. How and why did this idea appear and take root? History can shed light to the process of production of this fallacy and its contemporary echoes. After the assaults on black youths from Cova da Moura, a neighbourhood predominantly inhabited by immigrants from Cape […]

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