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(Marisa) Matias

Marisa Matias (1976) is a member of the European Parliament since 14 July 2009 for "Bloco de Esquerda", which is aligned with the Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left. Matias is elected on behalf of Portugal.

1.

Personal data

Country
Portugal

Place and date of birth
Coimbra, 20 February 1976

2.

Party/Movement

National political party
Bloco de Esquerda

European Parliamentary Group
Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left

3.

Main functions and occupations

Main functions and occupations
  • editorial secretary at Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais, from 1998 until 2000
  • teacher of sociology and other subjects at the ITAP and Profitecla schools, from 2000 until 2001
  • research assistant at Coimbra University's Centre for Social Studies, Portugal, from 2000 until 2004
  • Researcher at Coimbra University's Centre for Social Studies, Portugal,, from 2004
  • member European Parliament, from 14 July 2009

4.

Party political functions

Previous
  • Member of the Bloco de Esquerda national directorate; member of the directorate of the Pro-Urbe Civic Association (Coimbra)
  • National leader of the 'Citizenship and Responsibility sayYes' movement, within the context of the national referendum on the legalisation of abortion in Portugal
  • Headed the Bloco de Esquerda list in the Coimbra municipal elections, 2005

5.

Education

Academic education
  • graduate in sociology, Coimbra University, Portugal, 1998
  • MA in sociology in the field of social studies related to science and technology, Coimbra University, Portugal, 2003
  • Doctorate in sociology from Coimbra University, Portugal, with the thesis 'Is nature sick of us? Health, environment and new forms of citizenship', 2009

6.

Activities

Activities on European affairs
  • Has published scientific articles and chapters of books and other national and international publications on the relationship between the environment and public health, science and knowledge and democracy and citizenship
  • Has participated as a trainer/teacher in port-graduate training programmes and courses (including masters and doctorate programmes)

7.

Publications

Website
http://www.europarl.europa.eu/meps/nl/96820/MARISA_MATIAS_home.html

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