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Pedro Gomes is postdoctoral researcher at CICS.NOVA of New University of Lisbon. His research interests currently focus on the transnational history of Angolan sport in the post-independence period during the Cuban Civil Mission.
In 2021 he was awarded his PhD in Sociology (Institute of Social Sciences – University of Lisbon) in 2021, with the work Leisure, Popular Culture and Colonialism in Luanda: sociability and translocal resistance in a story about music and cars (1957-1975)
He has published on the social history of sports and music in colonial Angola and Portugal. 

Education/Academic qualification

Sociologia, Doctorate, Instituto de Ciências Sociais - ICS

… → 2021


  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Oral History
  • Musical Cultures
  • HM Sociology
  • Leisure Studies
  • Sports and colonialism
  • Grounded Theory
  • Historical Sociology
  • Popular Culture
  • HX Socialism. Communism. Anarchism
  • African socialism


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