Maria José Azevedo Santos
Maria José Azevedo Santos holds a PhD in History and is a full professor in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She was director of the (Archive of the University of Coimbra between 2003 and 2011. In 2008, she established the Master’s degree in Food: Sources, Culture and Society, in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. She is a lifetime fellow of the Portuguese Academy of History and the Historical and Geographical Institute of Brazil, a member of the Comité International de Paléographie Latine, of the advisory and cooperation board to the Autonomous University of Barcelona’s seminar on Paleography, Codicology and Diplomatics, and of the Network of Excellence of the Institut Européen d’Histoire de l’Alimentation (European Institute for Food History and Cultures). She is also codirector of the Cátedra Institucional del Camino de Santiago y de las Peregrinaciones of the University of Santiago de Compostela.
Main interests and research topics: Palaeography; Diplomatics and Codicology; Male and Female Monasticism; Food History.
Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources