Belmira Coutinho completed her Master’s Degree in Management and Planning in Tourism (Tourism and Culture branch), in 2012, at the University of Aveiro, and a Degree in Tourism, in 2008, at the University of Algarve. She has been attending a PhD in Cultural Studies at the University of Aveiro since 2012.

She is a PhD Student at the University of Aveiro PhD Student at the University of Minho, in the Communication and Society Research Centre. She works in the area of Social Sciences and Humanities.

She has interacted with 8 collaborators in co-authorships of scientific papers in her professional activities. In her curriculum vitae, the most frequent terms in the contextualization of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural production are Death; Mediation of death; Mourning; Black Tourism.