Peres Da Silva

Assistant professor


2016-today: Postdoctoral lecture qualification (Comparative and transnational sociology, Prof. Dr. Quack)

2013-today: Postdoctoral lecture qualification (Comparative and transnational sociology, Prof. Dr. Quack)

2009-2015: PhD in Sociology, Humboldt University Berlin (Germany)

Title of the PhD thesis: “Wie klingt die globale Ordnung? Eine Diskussion über ‘World Music’, Markt und Politik” [What is the sound of the global order? A discussion on World Music, market and politics]

2007: Visiting scholar by Prof. Dr. Peter Wicke, Institute for Musicology, Humboldt University Berlin (Germany)

2006 - 2008: Master (MPhil) in Sociology, University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Title of the Master thesis: “Mangue: moderno, pós-moderno, global” [Mangue: modern, postmodern, global]

2001 - 2005: Undergraduate studies in Social Sciences, University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)

2004 - 2005: Exchange year at the Free University Berlin (Germany) as part of the UNIBRAL (DAAD/CAPES) program

1997 - 2000: Undergraduate studies in Communication Sciences, University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Awards, scholarships and sponsorships

2017-2018. Program for the Promotion of excellent young scholars of the University Duisburg-Essen.

2016. Teaching Award, University Duisburg-Essen

2015-2017. Global Young Faculty, Stiftung Mercator

2014. DAAD-sponsorship to participate in conferences abroad

2009-2012. DAAD-PhD scholarship

2006-2008. Master scholarship, Sao Paulo Research Foundation (Fapesp)

2006. Master scholarship, Brazilian agency for the support and evaluation of higher education (CAPES)

2004-2005. UNIBRAL-scholarship (DAAD/CAPES)

2003-2004. Scholarship – Introduction to scientific research, Sao Paulo Research Foundation (Fapesp)


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS), Sektion Wirtschaftssoziologie.

European Sociological Association (ESA), Research Network 2 – Sociology of the Arts.

Iinternational Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM - International, Latin America, D-A-CH).

Gesellschaft für Musikwirtschaft- und Musikkulturforschung (GMM).

Profilschwerpunkt Wandel von Gegenwartsgesellschaften, Universität Duisburg-Essen.

Other activities

Member of the consulting committee of the project Interkultur Ruhr.