Maria Antónia Lopes

Maria Antónia Lopes


Maria Antónia Lopes holds a PhD in History and is a tenured associate professor in the University of Coimbra, where she oversees the History PhD program. She is a collaborating member of the CEIS20 and several national and international projects. She has published multiple papers in academic journals and collective volumes in Portugal and abroad. She has authored eight books and been the editor of another six, one of them translated into Italian.

Main interests and research topics: History of Poverty and Social Policy; History of the Misericórdias; Doctrinal History of Charity and Philanthropy; Women’s History; Biographical History; History of Private Life; Portugal in the Modern Age; Portugal in the Contemporary Age.


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Research group(s): Encontros e desencontros de culturas; Local and regional heritage and identities