nelson ribeiro 3Research Group: Media Narratives and Cultural Memory
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Nelson Ribeiro is Associate Professor in Communication Studies at the Catholic University of Portugal. He is currently the Dean of the School of Human Sciences where he has been the Chair of the Communication Studies Department since 2013. He was awarded a PhD in Media & Cultural Studies from the University of Lincoln (UK) and presently his main research interests are media history and political economy of the media. One of his current research projects focuses on the history of broadcasting in the Portuguese Empire.

Member of the Board of Directors at the Research Centre for Communication and Culture (CECC), Nelson Ribeiro is also the coordinator of the research line on Media, Technology, Contexts. He has participated in several international research networks and is presently a member of the project "Connecting the Wireless World - Writing a Global Radio History" financed by the Leverhulme Trust and led by Simon Potter (University of Bristol). Since 2012 Nelson Ribeiro is vice-chair of the Communication History Section at the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA). In the last years he was an invited guest professor at Universität Augsburg (Germany) and at the University of Saint Joseph (Macau-China). Between 2010 and 2016 he was the Coordinator of the MA in Communication Studies at the Catholic University of Portugal.

ORCID: 0000-0003-4724-550X