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Melgaço Lucas

Bio

Lucas Melgaço is a Professor at the Department of Criminology and is a former post-doctoral researcher at the same department.
His main scientific interests are in the domains of surveillance, public order, social movements and protests, policing, urban criminology, social geography, and in the relationships between information and communication technologies, space and security.
He has also worked on translating and introducing the theories of the Brazilian scholar Milton Santos to the English-speaking community.
Lucas is editor-in-chief of the journal Criminological Encounters.

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Mail

lucas.melgaco@vub.ac.be

Fonction

Professeur

Centre(s) de recherche

CRiS

Domaine(s)

criminologie

Université(s)

VUB

Publications

« Chaos voorspellen: politie en oproercontrole in Brussel. » Melgaço, Lucas, Tijdschrift voor de Politie, Vol. 77, No. 9, 12.2015, p. 26-30.
« Scenes from a bird’s eye view: Imaging the Brussels protests via Twitter. » Melgaço, Lucas; Steenhout, Iris, The Stockholm Criminology Symposium 2015. Stockholm Criminology Symposium, 2015.
« Analyzing Protests Against Police Brutality in Brussels : The Challenges Faced by the Researcher. » Melgaço, Lucas, Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society: “Geographies of Co-Prodution”. 2014.