Newspaper publication

Um novo sacerdócio: Portugal e a ciência do oceano

In Jornal Público, 15 November 2020.

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September 2020


“Go out with a researcher”: Tourism for Science in Times of Ocean Degradation

at the 2nd International Workshop in Economic and Organizational Sociology, ISEG, Portugal.

July 2020


New priests in town: on how the ocean is conquering the land in the Azores

at the 16th EASA Biennial Conference, University of Lisbon, Portugal.

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Chapter publication

What is a Fresh Fish? Knowledge and lived experience in the UK and Portugal

In E. Probyn, K. Johnston and N. Lee (eds), Sustaining Seas: Oceanic space and the politics of care (pp. 87–98). Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield. (Mónica Truninger, João Afonso Baptista, David Evans, Peter Jackson and Nádia Nunes).

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December 2019


Poetocracy: Science, Sovereignty and the Embodiment of Ocean Depths

at the Department of Anthropology and Cultural Research, University of Bremen, Germany.

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September 2019


A Novel Genre of Poetry: Science, Naturalness and the Territorialization of the Ocean

at the The high seas and the deep oceans, Frøya, Norway.

June 2019

Panel organization

Worldviews from the sea

Panel at Congress of the Portuguese Anthropological Association (APA), School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Lisbon



December 2018


Há Zombies no Mercado: Mar, frescura, e a ausência de diferença

[There are Zombies in the Market: Sea, freshness, and the absence of difference].

at the Seminário Identidades, Culturas, Vulnerabilidades, University of Lisbon, Lisbon Portugal.

September 2018


What’s in a word? “Natural” in the modern redefinition of the sea.

at Becoming treasures of the sea: Epistemological constructions and marine resource regulation, University of Azores, Ponta Delgada, Azores.

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March 2018


Scientific Sea: Anthropological Engagements with the “Natural” and “Unnatural”.

at Uncanny Futures: Speculative Ecologies of Waste,

Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg – Institute for Advanced Study, Bremen, Germany.