Pedro José Barbosa da Silva
Pedro José Barbosa da Silva holds an undergraduate degree in History and a Master’s degree in Modern History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. In the same institution, he is currently a Modern History PhD student, with a project on poverty and power during the later ancien régime (the Misericórdias of Mangualde and Estremoz).
Main interests and research topics: Modern Age; Portuguese Institutions in the Modern Age; Santas Casas da Misericórdia; Power(s); Elites; Poverty; Charity.
Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities