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Professor António Lopes

Philosophy of Communication

University of Algarve



António Lopes is Associate Professor of English Studies at the School of Education and Communication, University of Algarve,  Portugal, where he teaches Philosophy of Communication and Literary Culture, inter alia. He holds a PhD in English Culture, an MA in English Literature, and a BA in English and German Languages and Literatures. His PhD thesis, entitled The Last Fight Let Us Face: Communist Discourse in Britain and the Spanish Civil War, explores the polarisation of British politics in the thirties and how the events in Spain contributed to the growth of the Communist Party of Great Britain.

He is Senior Researcher at the Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS), a research unit of the Nova University of Lisbon and the University of Porto, Portugal, where he has been working with several research groups, namely Anglo-Portuguese Studies, British Culture and History, and Teaching of English and Applied Language Studies. He has also taken part in a number of European-funded projects, both as a participant and as a coordinator.

His publications include Is There an End of Ideologies? Exploring Constructs of Ideology and Discourse in Marxist and Post-Marxist Theories (Cambridge Scholars, 2015) and Challenges in the Construction of an Inclusive Society (Cambridge Scholars, 2017).