Silvia Portugal holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Coimbra. She is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra (FEUC), and a researcher at the Centro de Estudos Sociais (CES) in the Núcleo de Estudos sobre Políticas Sociais, Trabalho e Desigualdades (POSTRADE). Her research work has used network theory to discuss the relationships between formative systems and well-being production information. In this area, Silvia has researched the importance of family in the Portuguese social protection system, with special emphasis on the role of women. Her most recent research and research interests are centered on the themes of disability and mental health. She has edited Cidadania, Políticas Públicas e Redes Sociais (IUC, 2011); Doença Mental, Instituições e Famílias. Os desafios da deinstitucionalização em Portugal, with Pedro Hespanha et al. (Almedina, 2012), and Famílias e Redes Sociais. Ligações Fortes na Produção de Bem-estar (Almedina, 2014).
- The Collaborative Collective Action in Disaster Situations. The 19S Earthquake in Mexico City, by Ligia Tavera Fenollosa
- Co-Housing. Inhabiting Community Space, by Amaia Izaola Argüeso
- Promotoras y Anfitrionas Santiago: El crowdworking para compartir derechos laborales, by Andrés Gómez Seguel, Camila Ponce Lara and Natacha Leroy Zomosa
- Approaches to Collaborative Work in Times of Labour Precariousness. A Case of Sharing Laboratories, by Elsa Santamaría López and Joseba García Martín
- The Maker Movement as Collaborative Collective Action. The Cases of Espacio Open and Hirikilabs, by Ignacia Perugorria