CV

Manuel van Höben

@vanhoben

skype: vanhoben

CURRENT POSITIONS

·      Zuloark (pedagogies & research). Permanent Advisor. http://www.zuloark.com/

·      MEDS (Meeting of Design Students). Permanent Advisor. http://www.meds-workshop.com/

EDUCATION

Expected              PhD in Sociology. ISCTE-CIES. Lisbon, Portugal.

Thesis: Urban Speeches. Cultural Perception of Time and Space as Urban Basis

2014                     Master in Culture and Communication. University of Lisbon. Lisbon, Portugal. Dissertation: “Steps Towards an Urban Speech”.

2011                     Degree (4 years – equivalent to BA + MA) in Communication, Advertising and Public Relations. University of Alicante. Alicante, Spain.

2010                     Minor Year, Business Communication, University Paris Dauphine. Paris, France.

PREVIOUS SCIENTIFIC AND/OR PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

·      2013. Leader at Urban Parliaments MEDS Reaction LX 2013, Graça (w. A. Buono and A. Garcia-Pinillos). Driving the first experiences on Urban Parliaments by Zuloark. Constitution of the first Declaration of Urban Rights. Lisbon. Portugal. urbanparliamentmedsreaction.wordpress.com

 TEACHING

·      2014. Feb. Taught: Comunicação Política e Propaganda. Mestrado em Ciencias da Comunicação e da Cultura. Universidade de Lisboa.

 ART INTERVENTION PROJECTS
Group projects

·      2013. Advisor and Tutor on Action 7 “Seeding seats” (w. K. Slõg). MEDS Reaction LX 2013. Urban placemaking and space reconfiguring by ordinary urban furniture and social cultural intervention.

·      2013. Advisor on action 11 “RE.face” (w. L. Petrak, A. Vuk, F. Rossati). MEDS Reaction LX 2013. Urban recovery and space making by artistic implementation on depressed facades and forgotten spaces.

PUBLICATIONS
 On-line Publications, Editor.
CONFERENCE AND PANEL ORGANIZATION, AND PAPER PRESENTATIONS
Conferences
Paper presentations
RESEARCH NETWORKS

Member of the EASA – European Association of Social Anthropologists

Member of the APA – Associação Portuguesa de Antropologia

Collaboration with Zuloark Collective, Madrid, Spain.

Collaboration with Project for Public Spaces (PPS), New York, US

Language skills
  • Spanish – Native speaker
  • Catalan – Native Speaker
  • English – Full professional proficiency
  • French – Full professional proficiency
  • Italian – Full professional proficiency
  • Portuguese – Full professional proficiency – DUPLE certificate (C2 Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • LSE (Spanish Sign Language): Basic user
Research fields
  • Urban Anthropology,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Migration Studies
  • Urban Cultural Studies,
  • Social Cultural Geography
  • Spatial Theory
  • Cultural Geography
  • Visual and Media Culture
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