Alexandre António da Costa Luís

Alexandre António da Costa Luís


Alexandre António da Costa Luís holds a PhD in History from the University of Coimbra, specialising in the History of the Portuguese Discoveries and the Overseas Empire. He is an assistant professor in the University of Beira Interior, where he has occupied the positions of vice-president of the Faculty of Arts and Letters, supervisor of the Master’s degree in Iberian Studies, Mobility Coordinator of the MEI and member of the Faculty’s Scientific Council. He is a corresponding fellow of the Portuguese Naval Academy and a member of the Scientific Society of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (SCUCP). He is also a member of the Inter-institutional Commissions of the Lusophone Academy Luís de Camões and the Fernando Pessoa Institute. Additionally, he is a member of the Observatory of the Portuguese Language and the International Lusophone Movement.

Main interests and research topics: History of the Portuguese Overseas Empire; Contemporary Political History; History of Portuguese Culture; Lusophone Cultures.


Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion