Martín Portos is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre on Social Movements (COSMOS), Scuola Normale Superiore (Florence).
He completed a PhD in Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute in February 2017, with a thesis focused on anti-austerity protests in Southern Europe. His research interests include political participation, social movements, democratic attitudes, institutions and nationalism. Martín holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science from the University of Santiago de Compostela (Regional and National Award for Excellence in Academic Performance, 2011), a MSc Politics Research from the University of Oxford and a MRes from the EUI.
He has participated in different international projects and has been awarded grants and fellowships from institutions such as Fundación Caja Madrid, Linares Rivas– Oxford University, Banc Sabadell and Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas. His contributions have featured in different peer-reviewed journals, and has co-authored the monograph Social movements and referendums from below: direct democracy in the neoliberal crisis (with D. della Porta et al.; Policy Press/ University of Bristol, 2017).
Research interests: political participation, austerity, political attitudes, and nationalismHome page
Journal Article - 2018
Monograph - 2018