Punk Fanzines in Portugal (1978–2013): A Critical Overview

Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of Subcultures and Popular Music book series (PSHSPM)


Because there are no significant Portuguese academic studies on this subject, one of our main objectives has been to undertake a systematic collection of existing empirical data on the punk experience in Portugal since around the end of the 1980s. Down the years, the project’s researchers have been involved in collecting assorted empirical data by several means: interviews with key elements that are, or have been, connected to the Portuguese punk ‘scenes’ in different historical periods; participant observation of key moments in Portuguese punk; and the collection and cataloguing of a number of records, posters, flyers, fanzines and so on. Thus, in this chapter, we shall present and discuss the temporalities and meanings of Portuguese punk fanzines.

Keywords Fanzines Portuguese punk fanzines Mapping Meanings 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of CoimbraCoimbraPortugal
  2. 2.University of PortoPortoPortugal

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