Semiotician, architect and urban planner
Isabel Marcos is Research Director of CFCUL - Centro de Filosofia das Ciências, FCSH at the Universidade Nueva de Lisboa. She received her PhD in Semiotics (1996) from the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and her PhD in Communication Sciences (2000) from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal. She is Vice President of the International Association of Visual Semiotics (AISV) and member of the Executive Committee of the World Association of Semiotics (IASS) - National Representative of Portugal. Her main publications are: Semiotics of Space | Spaces of Semiotics (2021), Space, Semiotics and Cognition (2014); The Semiotics of Space-Time in the Face of Accelerating History (2013), Dynamics of the City. Essays in the semiotics of space (2007). In addition, she is the author of about a hundred articles, in journals, book chapters, conference proceedings, and Guest Editor, such as the journal Degrés (Visual Semiotics), Aracne (Spatial Semiotics), Springer and Peter Lang (Dynamic Semiotics).