Sofia Caldeira



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Sofia Caldeira


Sofia Caldeira holds a bachelor in Art & Multimedia from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, and a master's degree in Anthropology – Visual Cultures from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal. Since September 2016, Sofia Caldeira is a PhD student at the Department of Communication Studies of the Gent University, Belgium, and member of the Centre for Cinema and Media Studies (CIMS). She is currently researching on a project titled “From Women’s Magazines to Instagram: A qualitative analysis of photographic representations of femininity in the age of self-representation”, under the supervision of prof. Dr. Sofie Van Bauwel and Dr. Sander De Ridder. The project explores the relationships between images of femininity in women's fashion and lifestyle magazines and Instagram's self-representational photographic identity and gender construction strategies.

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