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Rahul Kumar completed is sociology degree at the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas in 2003. Since 2008 he also seeks his doctorate degree, in Sociology, at the Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa. Has an undergraduate he became involved, in 2002, in the research project "Sociology of Reading in 20th century Portugal", carried out by Socinova. In 2004 he was a member of the research project " A city of football", whose most visible result was the book "A Época do futebol - o jogo visto pelas ciências sociais".

He joined Númena in 2004 has a researcher and fieldwork coordinator in the project Research Survey on Migrants' Experiences of Racism and Discrimination in Portugal. He was also a member of the Social Inclusion of Roma research team. At the moment he is involved in the project on Best Practices by Banks in Favor of Migrants and Refugees.

Besides is work on racism and discrimination, that make up most of his work at Númena, his research interests are to be found in the areas of sociology of knowledge, media and cultural consumptions. Theoretical interests that have found a privileged empirical object in football.

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