Maria Alegria Marques
Maria Alegria Marques holds a PhD in History and is a full professor at the University of Coimbra. In the University’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities, she has presided over the Teacher Training Service and served as Vice-President and President of the Board of Directors. She is a lifetime fellow of the Portuguese Academy of History. She was awarded a fellowship by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and was involved in several national and international projects. She was a guest professor in the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, the University of São Paulo (Brazil) and the Federal University of Goiás. She has organised and participated in several congresses and events in Portugal and abroad.
Main interests and research topics: History of Religion (Middle Ages); Ecclesiastic Institutions (Middle Ages); Local History; Political and Institutional History (Middle Ages).
Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources