João Teixeira Lopes

Position: 
President of the Portuguese Sociological Association
Affiliation: 
University of Porto, Portugal
From ESA – Strategies & Activities

NA Reports – The Difficult Question: Will We Remain Socially Alive? - Concerns from Portugal

2020, issue 45, João Teixeira Lopes: As a sociologist, I feel compelled to share some of my concerns with you. The first has to do with the risks of a prolonged period of seclusion, due to exceptional measures enacted by the State. In these circumstances, the exaltation of urgency monopolises attention, and large swathes of our society slide even more abruptly into areas of shadow and invisibility.

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From ESA – Strategies & Activities

NA Reports – Portuguese Sociological Association (APS)

2018, issue 41, João Teixeira Lopes: The Portuguese Sociological Association (APS) is a non-profit association dedicated to: Promote the development of Sociology; Encourage research, communication and scientific debate; Support sociologists’ professional activity; Endorse and disseminate Portuguese sociological analysis; Sponsor Portuguese sociologists’ integration in the international sociological community; Publicise amongst institutions and public opinion the nature, added value, importance and contribution of Sociology; Establish relationships with other scientific areas.

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