University of Coimbra
EISA Portfolio: Early Career Development
Joana Ricarte is a researcher at the University of Coimbra Institute for Legal Research (UCILeR) and Invited Assistant Professor of Cultural Heritage and Museology at the Faculty of Humanities and Arts at the same university. She is currently Principal Investigator in the EU-funded project OppAttune - Countering Oppositional Political Extremism through Attuned Dialogue: Track, Attune, Limit (Horizon Europe, 2023-2026). Her research interests include the relationships between identities and conflicts, focusing on everyday extremism, protracted peace processes and ontological (in)security. She is the author of The Impact of Protracted Peace Processes on Identities in Conflict: the case of Israel and Palestine (2023) published open-access by Palgrave Macmillan and co-Section Chair of the Standing Section Reimagining Peace Studies at EISAPEC (2023-2025). She is also Advisory Board member of the Organization for Identity and Cultural Development (OICD) in the UK and senior researcher at the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies (CCP-NUPRI) of the University of São Paulo, in which she is a PI of the project The Margins of the State in the Pandemic: Peripheral Experiences of Human (in)Security in Brazil.