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Elisabete do Rosário Mendes Silva
Research Group: English Studies: Culture (RG 2)
Professional Title: Assistant Professor
Academic Degrees: PhD in Literature and Culture (English Studies) (May 2012); MA in English Culture (October 2003); BA in Modern Languages and Literatures – English and Portuguese (1997).
Institutional Address: Departamento de Línguas Estrangeiras, Escola Superior de Educação, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança. Campo de Santa Apolónia - Apartado 1101 - 5301-856 Bragança
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Research Projects:

  • (2008-2011). The British Empire. Ideology, Perspectives, Perceptions. (Scient. Coord. LLFaria, CEAUL/ULICES). Researcher.

Main Achievements:

  • (2012). “Liberalismo e os Preceitos da Ética Cosmopolita em Isaiah Berlin (Liberalism and the principles of Cosmopolitan Ethics in Isaiah Berlin),” (Supervisor: CVFerreira, U Lisboa), U Lisboa, (PhD in Literature and Culture, English Studies). Summa cum laude. 23 May.

Research Outputs

Publications in peer reviewed journals and/or other publications:

  • (2012). (Co-auth:  Cláudia Martins) “Irregular Plurals: an Ingenious Way of Teaching Grammar.” EduSer: Revista de Educação 4:12, 13-29.

Further supervision:

  • (2013). Supervision of Carla Maria Tomás, U Lisboa, Reports Master’s degree in Teaching English and Spanish in the Basic School. 11 Jul.
  • (2013). Supervision of Susana Miguel, U Lisboa, Reports Master’s degree in Teaching English and Spanish in the Basic School. 11 Jul.

Conference proceedings:

  • (2009). “Cosmopolitanism and patriotism: questions of identity, membership and belonging.” Carmen Nedelcu et al. (Eds.) Annals of the University of Craiova, Romania. (Proceedings of the 2008 Conference on Language, Literature and Cultural Interfaces). Year X. Nr. 1: 151-160.
  • (2009). “Transformations of citizenship: politics of membership in Britain.” Irantzu Pastor et al. (Eds.) Actas del IX Congreso “Cultura Europea.” Pamplona: Editorial Aranzadi, 799-805.

Books, including single-authored works (including scholarly editions of oral or written texts and translations with introductions and commentary):

  • (2013). (Co-ed: Clarisse Pais and Luís Pais) Teaching Crossroads. Bragança: Instituto Politécnico de Bragança.
  • (2012). (Co-ed. Clarisse Pais and Luís Pais) Teaching Crossroads7th IPB Erasmus Week. Bragança: Instituto Politécnico de Bragança.

Chapters in books, including contributions to conference proceedings, contributions to festschriften, essays in collections:

  • (2013). Our Burmese Days: a personal odyssey in the context of the British Colonial Past.” In CVFerreira et al. (Eds.) A Scholar for All Seasons. Homenagem a João de Almeida Flor. Lisboa: CEAUL, 233-238.
  • (2011). “Isaiah Berlin and the Anglo-American Predicament.” In ASerras (Ed.) Empire Building and Modernity. Lisboa: CEAUL, 145-155.
  • (2010). “On India de John Stuart Mill: barbárie versus civilização e a política de não intervenção.” In CVFerreira and TAMalafaia (Eds.) The British Empire. Ideology, Perspectives, Perceptions. Lisboa: CEAUL, 27-39.

Organisation of scientific dissemination activities:

  • (2011). Org. Committee of  Reviewing Imperial Conflicts, U Lisboa, 27-28 Oct.
  • (2010). Org. Committee of   Empire Building and Modernity, U Lisboa, 6-7 Dec.
  • (2009). Org. Committee of   The British Empire: Ideology, Perspectives, Perceptions, U Lisboa, 21 Apr. and 26 May.

Other activities

Presentations in international conferences:

  • (2013). “British Liberal Thinkers: From John Stuart Mill to Isaiah Berlin. Under the LLP-Erasmus Programme for Teaching Staff Mobility (13-17 May). U Slovenia, 15 May.
  • (2013). “Englishness: the discursive formation specific to a Nation.” U Slovenia, 15 May.
  • (2011). “Creative methodologies in the teaching and learning of English as a foreign language (hands-on session).” Rīgas Pedagoģijas un izglītības vadības augstskola (Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy). Under the LLP-Erasmus Programme for Teaching Staff Mobility, 9-13 May.
  • (2011). “Isaiah Berlin and the intellectual diaspora: from Riga to Oxford.” Rīgas Pedagoģijas un izglītības vadības augstskola (Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy). 12 May.
  • (2008). “Cosmopolitanism and patriotism: questions of identity, membership and belonging.” 7th Int. Conf. org. by Dep. British and American Studies, U Craiova, 13-15 Nov.

Presentations in national conferences:

  • (2011). “Liberal Imperialism and the Creation of the State of Israel. The Position of Isaiah Berlin.” Int. Conf. Reviewing Imperial Conflicts, U Lisboa, 27-28 Oct.
  • (2010). “Isaiah Berlin and the Anglo-American Predicament.” Int. Conf. Empire building and Modernity, U Lisboa, 6-7 Dec.
  • (2010). Our Burmese Days: a personal odyssey in the context of the British Colonial Past.” 31th APEAA Annual Conference, U Lisbon, 15-17 Apr.
  • (2009). On India de John Stuart Mill: barbárie versus civilização e as políticas de não intervenção.” Int. Conf. The British Empire: Ideologies, Perspectives, Perceptions, U Lisboa, 12 Apr.

Future research:

  • Supervision of 11 (MA) Project Reports in the Master’s degree in Teaching English and Spanish in the Basic School. (In Progress).
  • (2013). “Liberal Imperialism and the Creation of the State of Israel. The Position of Isaiah Berlin.” Cambridge Scholars Publishing. (Fall/Winter).
  • (2015). Research Project: “Culture, Globalisation, Democracy. The UK and the World.” Researcher and Co-Responsible for the Project’s dissemination. (Co-submitters: CGomes, CBaptista and Maria Emília Fonseca).

 



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