Britta Baumgarten

Dr. Britta Baumgarten is a contracted post-doc researcher at CIES-IUL, Lisbon and a lecturer on protest politics and collective action at ISCTE, Lisbon. She works on civil society and social movements in Portugal and in Brasil in a transnational perspective and is author of the blog Portuguese Movements. Her recent publications include the book: Conceptualizing Culture in Social Movement Research, Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology Series, 2014 (with Priska Daphi and Peter Ullrich).


Portugal: The Crisis and New Actors Against Austerity

A strong anti-austerity civil society started to be a reality in Portugal in 2011.

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