LXNIGHTS contribution in the NewStatesman

The last 6 October LXNIGHTS has appeared in a digital article about Lisbon’s nightlife entitled: Lisbon is a city famed for its nightlife – and the residents hate it. We can read Jordi Nofre in CityMetric, the new digital expansion of the relevant political and cultural UK’s magazine “New Statesman”: “Today Lisbon is sold as the best nightlife scene in Europe. That phrase is essentially the slogan of the city tourist board”.

Read the complete text here

New Statesman

 


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About Daniel Malet Calvo

I have a PhD in Urban Anthropology (2011) from University of Barcelona where I also have graduated with a BA in Social and Cultural Anthropology (2005), and a BA in History (2011). My thesis work puts forward a historical and ethnographic research focused on the most emblematic space in Lisbon's downtown: Praça do Rossio. I have been trained through many investigation projects, research grants and ethnographic works on Lisbon and Barcelona during my thesis, mainly focused on anthropology of urban space, city policies, collective action and olisipography. I'm also did research on Santiago island (Cape Verde archipelago), where I acquired experience on mobility conceptions, risk practices and urban renewal projects. Currently, as a post-doctoral researcher in the CIES-IUL (Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa) I'm investigating ERASMUS students as a short-term migration actors involved on heritagization processes, space production and transnational dynamics. Besides this, I'm an active member of the Grup de Recerca sobre Exclusió i Control Socials (GRECS) in the Anthropology Department of the Universitat de Barcelona, and of the Institut Català d'Antropologia (ICA)

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