Aires Gomes Fernandes

Aires Gomes Fernandes

Email: airesgf@gmail.com

Aires Gomes Fernandes has a degree in History from the University of Coimbra (1999), a Master in Medieval History and the Renaissance from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto (2004) and a PhD in Medieval History from the University of Coimbra (2012), with a dissertation on the Canons Regular of St. Augustine in the North of Portugal in the Late Middle Ages. He maintains, since 2009, a connection to the Centre for History of Society and Culture of the University of Coimbra. He is currently a researcher at Lab2PT, University of Minho, under the project MedCrafts – Regulating the mesteres in Portugal in the late Middle Ages: 14th and 15th centuries.

Main interests and research topics: Medieval History; Religious History; Monastic History; Social History; Paleography; Military History; Local History; Historical novel in the 19th century; Genealogy.