Filipa Roldão holds a Master’s degree in Palaeography and Diplomatics (2007) from the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon, where she has also obtained a PhD in History (2011), with a thesis on urban administration and writing procedures in Évora (1415-1536). Between 2012 and 2019, she enjoyed a post-doctoral fellowship awarded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology for conducting a study on writing procedures in the city of Macau during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries). She is an assistant researcher in the University of Lisbon’s Centre for History and a principal researcher in the project “Portuguese Town Charters in the Middle Ages: a historical and linguistic approach in the digital age” (PTDC/HAR-HIS/5065/2020).
Main interests and research topics: Written culture; Urban administration; Municipal administration; Manuscript publishing in Latin and Portuguese; Thirteenth to sixteenth centuries.
Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; The study and publishing of primary sources