Maria Isabel Lemos is an anthropologist and focuses her research on the policies and displays of culture within the scope of Oral Traditions, Intangible Cultural Heritage and Literature. Contributor to the Working Group “Narrative Cultures” (SIEF) and PhD candidate in the “Anthropology: Policies and Displays of Culture and Museology” (ISCTE-IUL) program, she is currently developing a research project on traditional Cape Verdean narratives and their circulation in different social contexts, as well as their categorization as intangible cultural heritage. Master in Visual Cultures (NOVA FCSH) and Bachelor in International Relations (IBMEC/RJ), has developed different projects in partnership with the Cape Verde Cultural Heritage Institute (IPC-CV) and several museums.