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Doctoral Seminar 
Music and Nationalism Today
Music and Nationalism: transition, historical remarks and popular culture | “Official/banal nationalism and the construction of the Portuguese national cuisine”
February 25th, 2019 | 16:00 - 18:00 | NOVA FCSH | Building ID | Room 1.05
“Official nationalism, banal nationalism and the construction of the Portuguese national cuisine”
José Manuel Sobral (Vice-director) Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

José M. Sobral (Senior Researcher) is a social anthropologist and historian at ICS, University of Lisbon. He has conducted research on Portuguese rural society, nationalism, migration, racism, social memory, epidemics and food. Among his later work are his research on culinary nationalism and cod as a marker of Portuguese identity. He coedited recently Food between the Country and the City: Ethnographies of a Changing Global Foodscape (Bloomsbury, 2014), and has just published “Salt cod and the making of a Portuguese national cuisine”, in A. Ichijo, V. Johannes & R. Ranta (eds.), The Emergence of National Food: The Dynamics of Food and Nationalism (Bloomsbury 2019). He is vice-director of ICS, editor-in-chief of the journal Análise Social, a and former president of APA (the Portuguese Anthropological Association).



Introduced by

Gonçalo Antunes de Oliveira, PhD Candidate in Ethnomusicology (Popular Music Theatre in Lisbon)

Gonçalo Antunes de Oliveirais a researcher at INET-md since 2004. He started his academic studies at the Portuguese Catholic University in Economics, joining Sociology at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences in 2000. Specializing in Sociology of Music (2003) with a dissertation titled "Time Machine - Listened Music, Live Phases". He completed his Post-Graduation in Sociology of Knowledge in 2004, at which time he was already working on research for the Encyclopaedia of Music in Portugal in the 20th Century as editor. In 2005 he joined the first team of the Fado Application to World Heritage, within which he built the Database of historical phonograms (78 rpm) of fado and other genres of popular music. It was in this context that he discovered the vast field of which constitutes the Journal Theater in Portugal, having chosen it as a subject of specialization within the framework of his PhD Dissertation. He has collaborated in projects such as The Portuguese Phonographic Industry in the 20th Century, Jazz in Portugal: The legacies of Luis Villas-Boas and the Hot Clube de Portugal, a.o. Considering his area of expertise, he was invited by the National Museum of Theater and Dance to co-coordinate the project History of Theater and Show in Portugal, funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.