Dina Catarina Duarte Alves holds a PhD in Modern History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, with the thesis Violence, criminality and justice in rural societies in the Modern Period. The municipality of Obidos, 1736-1806. Currently, she is an adjunct professor at the School of Education and Social Sciences at the Polytechnic of Leiria. In 2021, she won the international award “Pina Manique – From the Enlightenment to the Liberal Revolution”, awarded by the Portuguese Academy of History and Pina Manique Foundation, for her doctoral thesis.
Main interests and research topics: Modern History; Local History; Violence; Crime; Justice; Sociability; Education/teaching.
Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities