Carolina Henriques Pereira
Carolina Henriques Pereira holds an undergraduate degree in History and a Master’s degree in Contemporary History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, where she is currently researching a PhD. She is a member of the CHSC and has been awarded a PhD scholarship by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, FCT (SFRH/BD/143217/2019). She wrote the book Refugiados da Segunda Guerra Mundial nas Caldas da Rainha (1940-1946) (World War II Refugees in Caldas da Rainha), published with Edições Colibri in 2017. She is the 2014 winner of the Feijó Award and, in 2015, of the Feijó Curricular Award (2015) awarded by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra.
Main interests and research topics: Contemporary History; European History; Local History; World War II; Portuguese Estado Novo (Second Republic); Refugees.
Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Local and regional heritage and identities