Elisabete do Rosário Mendes Silva
|Research Group: English Studies: Culture (RG 2)
Professional Title: Assistant Professor
Institutional Address: Departamento de Línguas Estrangeiras, Escola Superior de Educação, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança. Campo de Santa Apolónia - Apartado 1101 - 5301-856 Bragança
- The British Empire. Ideology, perspectives and perceptions.
- Culture, Globalisation, Democracy. The UK and the World (in appreciation).
- PhD in Literature and Culture Studies, specialisation in English Studies (English Culture) (May 2012). Title of the thesis: ‘Liberalismo e os Preceitos da Ética Cosmopolita em Isaiah Berlin’ (Liberalism and the principles of the Cosmopolitan Ethics in Isaiah Berlin)
- MA in English Culture (October 2003). Dissertation title: ‘Nação e Patriotismo na Ensaística de George Orwell’ (Nation and Patriotism in George Orwell’s Essays).
- BA in Modern Languages and Literatures – English and Portuguese (1997).
- Elisabete Silva, Clarisse Pais e Luís Pais (eds.). (2012). Teaching Crossroads. 7th IPB Erasmus Week. Bragança: Instituto Politécnico de Bragança. ISBN: 978-972-745-128-9.
Articles / chapters of books (recent):
- ‘Liberal Imperialism and the Creation of the State of Israel. The Position of Isaiah Berlin’ (forthcoming 2013).
- Article: ‘Irregular Plurals: an Ingenious Way of Teaching Grammar’ (forthcoming December 2012).
- “Our Burmese Days: a personal odyssey in the context of the British Colonial Past” (forthcoming November 2012).
- (2011). ‘Isaiah Berlin and the Anglo-American Predicament’. (Org.) Adelaide Meira Serras. Empire Building and Modernity. Lisboa: Centro de Estudos Anglísticos da Universidade de Lisboa 145-155. ISBN: 978-972-8886-12-2.
- (2010). “On India de John Stuart Mill: barbárie versus civilização e a política de não intervenção.” (Orgs.) J. Carlos Viana Ferreira e Teresa de Ataíde Malafaia. The British Empire. Ideology, Perspectives, Perceptions. Lisboa: Centro de Estudos Anglísticos da Universidade de Lisboa. 27-39. ISBN: 978-972-8886-13-4.
- (2009). “Cosmopolitanism and patriotism: questions of identity, membership and belonging.” (Coords.) Carmen Nedelcu et al. Annals of the University of Craiova, Romania. (Proceedings of the 2008 Conference on Language, Literature and Cultural Interfaces). Year X, N.º 1. 151-160. ISSN: 1454-4415.
- (2009). “Transformations of citizenship: politics of membership in Britain.” (Eds.) Irantzu Pastor et al. Actas del IX Congreso ‘Cultura Europea.’ Pamplona: Editorial Aranzadi, 799-805. Legal Deposit: NA-1445/2009.
- PhD Thesis: Liberalismo e os Preceitos da ética Cosmopolita em Isaiah Berlin, 2012.
- Presentation of the paper: “Cosmopolitanism and patriotism: questions of identity, membership and belonging.”, at the 7th international conference organised by the Department of British and American Studies, Faculty of Letters, University of Craiova – Romania, from the 13th to the 15th of November 2008.
- Presentation of the paper: “Transformations of citizenship: politics of membership in Britain“, at the IX European Congress organised by Navarra University, from the 24th to the 27th of October 2007.
Other curricular elements:
- Workshop “Creative methodologies on teaching and learning of English as a foreign language (hands-on session)” at the Rīgas Pedagoģijas un izglītības vadības augstskola (Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy) under the Erasmus mobility Programme for teachers (9-13 May 2011).
- Lecture on: “Isaiah Berlin and the intellectual diaspora: from Riga to Oxford” at the Rīgas Pedagoģijas un izglītības vadības augstskola (Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy), under the Erasmus mobility Programme for teachers (12 May 2011).
- Participation in the Isaiah Berlin Centenary at Wolfson College, Oxford, on the 6th of June 2009.
- Participation in the Isaiah Berlin Centennial Seminar on Political Thought at All Souls College, Oxford, on the 3rd of June 2009.
- Participation in the Pilgrim’s teacher training course: ‘Fun, Laughter & Learning: Language Improvement and Methodology Course’ at the University of Kent in Canterbury, from the 15th to the 21st August 2004.
- Diploma in Education (teaching practice - 2 years) in Modern Languages and Literatures-English and Portuguese (2000).