Collaborative (Verbundprojekt): Cultural Heritage als Ressource? , funding source: Ministery of Science and Culture, Lower Saxony. Work Package (Teilprojekt): Co-applicant (with Prof. Dr. Mathias Bös) »Cultural Heritage und Neue Einwanderung. Zum Formwandel ethnischer Vergemeinschaftung«


Co-applicant: Return Migration of Luso-descendants: a cross-national perspective, Principal Investigator: João Sardinha, funded by the Portuguese Foundation of Science and Technology (FCT).


Individual Grant: Moving with the Ball: The globalization of women’s football, João-Havelange Research Grant, awarded by the Swiss Research Institute CIES, funded by Fifa.


Principal Investigator: Imagining Modern Portugal? The role of football in the (re)construction of communities and “Portugueseness” in six diasporic settings (Diasbola), in co-operation with Leeds Metropolitan University and Substance (Manchester, UK), funded by FCT. Rating Proposal: excellent. Rating Results: excellent.


Postdoctoral study: Muslim Youth in Portugal. Religion and Culture, Mobility and Citizenship, ICS, University of Lisbon, funded by FCT.


Case study for the Bellagio Dialogue on Migration: Muslim-related issues and policies in post 9/11 Europe: The Portuguese Case, Rockefeller’s Bellagio Study and Conference Centre (Italy), org. by German Marshall Fund of the USA, funded by Rockefeller Foundation, NYC.


Coordinator: Globalised Football – Nations and Migration, the City and the Dream, funded by the ICS’s Associate Laboratory of the Portuguese Ministry of Science and Technology.

2004-07 Postdoctoral study: Muslims in Portugal. Religion, Collective Subjectivity and Shifting Perceptions of Home and Belonging, ICS, University of Lisbon, funded by FCT.

Since 2004

Co-researcher: Religions of "the Others": Immigration, Religion and Identity in Contemporary Portugal, program coordinated by Ramon Sarró (Social and Cultural Anthropology), ICS-UL.


Co-researcher: Islam and Muslims in the Enlarged Contemporary Europe, funded by the Forward Studies Unit of the European Union, supervised by F. Dassetto and J. Nielsen.