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Luis Martins, is a PhD researcher in the areas of deliberative democracy and politics of memory. In addition to it, he is a visiting lecturer in the DPIR and the Head of social Sciences and a 6th form teacher of Philosophy and Government & Politics at Chelsea Independent College in London. He is also a Research administrator in the European Union 'TEMPUS/ABDEM' project focused on a human rights based approach to higher education in the Maghreb region. 

He has accumulating extensive experience within International development Consultancy in Africa (Mozambique, Togo, Cameroon) working with local and international NGO´s and IGO´s, such as Amnesty International, GNGG, Humana, Connect International, CACIT (Truth and conciliation commission in Togo).  

Teaching

Visiting lecturer: Theories of International relations and Revolutions/regime change at the University of Westminster. 

Head of Social Sciences and Teacher of GCSE and A-Level at Chelsea Independent College London:  Philosophy, Religious Studies, Government and Politics, Sociology.

Research

MPhil/PhD Doctoral researcher: Deliberative democracy and politics of memory

To evaluate the extent to which the instrumentalisation of political memory hinders and enhances deliberative democracy and pluralism. A comparative study between post-fascist regimes and post-soviet ones.