Margarida Dias

affiliation: i2ADS - Research Institute in Art, Design and Society

Margarida Dourado Dias - junior researcher of i2ADS. In 2020 concluded a PhD in Arts Education in the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto (FBAUP), with a doctoral thesis entitled "The [idea of] death in picturebooks published in Portugal in the beginning of the 21st century". In 2009, she has concluded her Master degree in Child Studies - Specialization in Visual Communication and Plastic Expression, by the University of Minho with the dissertation entitled "The ritual of the Day of the Dead in the transmontan village of Meixide: the aesthetic expression of remembrance and the search for immortality" and concluded the Degree in Plastic Arts - Sculpture, in 1999, at FBAUP. Between 2016 and 2018 was researcher and artist in the Erasmus+ project 'CREARTE - Creative school Partnerships with Visual Artists' (2015-1-PT01-KA201-012989), where she had an opportunity to develop workshops related with the research about images of death in picturebooks with children from the 1st until the 4th grade of Conservatory of Music of Porto. She is an integrated junior researcher of i2ADS - Research Institute in Art, Design and Society at FBAUP and develops activities in Arts Education research, associated with the hub ID_CAI (, and in science and technology management. Currently is also Promoter in the Network of CIÊNCIAVitae.


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