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  • Alberto Corada Alonso

    Email: acarf_aguilar@hotmail.com

    Alberto Corada Alonso holds a PhD in History from the University of Valladolid and has a Juan de la Cierva fellowship contract with the Ministry for Science and Innovation in the University of Cantabria. He is working on the Justicia, mujer y sociedad de la Edad Moderna a la Contemporaneidad. Castilla, Portugal e Italia project (Justice, Women and Society, from the Modern to the Contemporary Age. Castile, Portugal and Italy), for the Simancas University Institute of History – University of Valladolid.

    Main interests and research topics: Modern Age; Ecclesiastic Institutions; Forms of Municipal Government; Social History; History of Justice and Gender Identity.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6396-4574

    Repository: https://unican.academia.edu/AlbertoCoradaAlonso

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Alexandre António da Costa Luís

    Email: aluis@ubi.pt

    Alexandre António da Costa Luís holds a PhD in History from the University of Coimbra, specialising in the History of the Portuguese Discoveries and the Overseas Empire. He is an assistant professor in the University of Beira Interior, where he has occupied the positions of vice-president of the Faculty of Arts and Letters, supervisor of the Master’s degree in Iberian Studies, Mobility Coordinator of the MEI and member of the Faculty’s Scientific Council. He is a corresponding fellow of the Portuguese Naval Academy and a member of the Scientific Society of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (SCUCP). He is also a member of the Inter-institutional Commissions of the Lusophone Academy Luís de Camões and the Fernando Pessoa Institute. Additionally, he is a member of the Observatory of the Portuguese Language and the International Lusophone Movement.

    Main interests and research topics: History of the Portuguese Overseas Empire; Contemporary Political History; History of Portuguese Culture; Lusophone Cultures.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5011-0449

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Ana Cristina Araújo

    Email: araujo.anacris@sapo.pt

    Ana Cristina Araújo holds a PhD in Modern and Contemporary History. She is a tenured associate professor in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She is a member of the UNESCO Chair Territorialidades, Humanidades e Globalização das Luzes (Territoriality, Humanities and Globalisation during the Enlightenment), in the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil. She was a guest professor in the University of Salamanca (Spain), the University of Tours (France), the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul and the Federal University of Minas Gerais. She has worked on and is currently active in several national and international projects. She is the editor of the Revista de História das Ideais (Journal of Intellectual History).

    Main interests and research topics: Intellectual and Cultural History; the Enlightenment and Liberalism; Conceptual History; Transnational Modern and Contemporary History.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5267-8196

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Reimagining the historian’s craft

  • Ana Isabel Coelho Silva

    Email: ana.silva@fl.uc.pt

    Ana Isabel Coelho Silva was born in Alto Alentejo, in 1982. She holds a degree in History (2004), a specialisation in Documentation Sciences, Archive section (2006) and a PhD in Contemporary History (2018), with a dissertation entitled Assistência social em Portugal na Monarquia Constitucional (1834-1910): da doutrina à prática no Alto Alentejo, in all cases from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She has been an invited assistant professor in the Master’s Degree in Cultural Heritage and Museology of the same Faculty since 2020. As a senior technician at Ponte de Sor Municipality (since 2010), she works in the fields of history and heritage.

    Main interests and research topics: History of Assistance; Health history; Local History.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5179-8740

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/AnaIsabelCoelhoSilva

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities; Reimagining the historian’s craft

  • Ana Isabel Ribeiro

    Email: aribeiro@fl.uc.pt

    Ana Isabel Ribeiro is an assistant professor in the Department of History, European Studies, Archaeology and Arts in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Coimbra. Her main line of research is the local nobility’s social and familial relationships, as well as their heritage, during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. She also researches on History Teaching and Digital Technology in the Classroom. Within the field of Digital Humanities, she has been involved in projects relating to the development and usage of relational databases and the visualisation and analysis of social networks for historical research. She is an integrated researcher in the Centre of Twentieth Century Interdisciplinary Studies, where she co-coordinates the Digital Humanities research group.

    CV: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7515-2696

    Repository: http://coimbra.academia.edu/AnaRibeiro

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Ana Margarida Dias da Silva

    Email: anasilva@fl.uc.pt

    Ana Margarida Dias da Silva has worked as an archivist since 2004, in both public and private archives. She is an Executive Officer in the Archive of the University of Coimbra’s Department of Life Sciences. She is an Information Science PhD student in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She holds a Master’s degree in Information and Documentation Science from the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the NOVA University of Lisbon, and a Master’s degree in Contemporary History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra (2014). Her Master’s dissertation (“Usage of the Internet and Web 2.0 for providing access to archival information: a case study of Portuguese municipal archives”) has won the first Olga Gallego Award for Research on Archival Science(2015).

    Main interests and research topics: Information Science; Archival Science; Information Organisation and Representation; Information Communication; Memory Institutions; Crowdsourcing; Citizen Science; Personal and family archives; Social History; History of Religion.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1247-8346

    Repository: https://www.cienciavitae.pt/portal/111B-718B-8EE5

    Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Ana Maria Diamantino Correia

    Email: anamariadcorreia@gmail.com

    Ana Maria Diamantino Correia is an executive officer, specialising in History, at the Center for the History of Society and Culture (CHSC). She is a Contemporary History PhD candidate in the University of Coimbra, with a thesis on “The Spanish Flu Epidemic in the District of Coimbra (1918-1919): Impact, Responses and Consequences”, having been awarded a fellowship by the FCT (SFRH/BD/130169/2017). She obtained a Master’s degree in Contemporary History from the University of Coimbra (2013), with a dissertation on public health in Coruche (institutions, Agents and Patients), published under in 2015 with the title A Saúde Pública em Coruche: instituições, agentes e doentes (1820-1910). She researches the History of Public Health, Medicine, Epidemiology and Healthcare, the results of which have been published in national and international scientific journals.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2801-5787

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/AnaMariaDiamantinoCorreia

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Ana Rita Rocha

    Email: anarita.srocha@gmail.com

    Ana Rita Rocha is a research assistant in the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the NOVA University of Lisbon, working on the project VINCULUM – Entailing Perpetuity: Family, Power, Identity. The Social Agency of a Corporate Body (Southern Europe, 14th-17th Centuries). She holds PhD (2019) and Master’s degrees (2011) in Medieval History from the University of Coimbra. She is an integrated researcher in the Institute for Medieval Studies at NOVA-FCSH and is a collaborating member of the Center for the History of Society and Culture, in  the University of Coimbra. She also conducts research for the MedCrafts project – Crafts regulation in Portugal in the Late Middle Ages (14th-15th centuries).

    Main interests and research topics: Portugal in the Middle Ages; History of Charity; Poverty and disease in the Middle Ages; Leprosy in the Middle Ages; Entails (morgadios and chantries).

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4709-5927

    Repository: https://fcsh-unl.academia.edu/AnaRitaRocha

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Ana Santiago Faria

    Email: anasantiagofaria@gmail.com

    Ana Santiago Faria holds an undergraduate degree in Law and a Master’s degree in History (having defended a dissertation on the 1640 Regimento and the legal practices of the Portuguese Inquisition). She is a Modern History PhD candidate in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, researching the General Council of the Inquisition (1614-1705).

    Main interests and research topics: Inquisition; History of Religion; Portugal in the Modern Age; History of Crime; History of Justice.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9257-118X

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/anafaria

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Andréa Silva Carvalho

    Email: andreaxedas1@gmail.com

    She is a PhD candidate in History at the Faculty of Arts, University of Coimbra, with the thesis O “maranhense” de torna-viagem no Porto. (1834-1874). She is a Capes scholar, collaborator of the CHSC-FLUC, Master in History of Art, Heritage and Cultural Tourism by FLUC. She has an Extension in Distance Learning Strategy from the University of Brasilia (Brazil) and a degree in Philosophy from UECE (Brazil).

    She has teaching experience as a Philosophy and History teacher in private institutions, works with the Secretaria de Educação do Governo de Brasília, and she is a tutor in EAD by UAB/UNB.

    CV: http://lattes.cnpq.br/7650110556327884

  • António Conduto Oliveira

    Email: anton.stark.esq@gmail.com

    António Conduto Oliveira is a Medieval History PhD student in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, researching the development and employment of body armour in Portugal between 1370 and 1495. He holds a Master’s degree in Translation from the same Faculty. Over the last years, he has translated for several public and private organisations. He is a member of the Iberian Association for Military History – Fourth to Sixteenth centuries (AIHM) and a corresponding fellow of the Arms & Armour Society.

    Main interests and research topics: Military History; Hoplology; War of the Castilian Succession (1475-1479); Everyday life in the Middle Ages (fourteenth and fifteenth centuries); Portugal and North Africa (fifteenth century).

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0631-0643

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • António Resende de Oliveira

    Email: antonioroliveira19@gmail.com

    António Resende de Oliveira holds a PhD in History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra and is a retired professor in the University. He works for the IF-Seminário Medieval de Literatura, Pensamento e Sociedade (Medieval Seminar on Literature, Thought and Society). He has conducted research on national and international projects, published several works in Portugal and Spain and worked on collective reference works on Portuguese historiography.

    Main interests and research topics:  Cultural History; Troubadour songs; Portugal in the Middle Ages; Nobility culture; Medieval historiography; Cultural agents and institutions; Alfonso X of Castile; Count Pedro of Barcelos.

     CV: https://www.cienciavitae.pt/portal/311F-150A-9154

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Reimagining the historian’s craft

  • António Valério Maduro

    Email: avmaduro@gmail.com

    António Valério Maduro holds a PhD in Contemporary History from the University of Coimbra. He is a researcher in the Centre for Transdisciplinary Development Studies (CETRAD-UTAD), a member of the Portuguese Association of Industrial Archaeology (APAI), the Portuguese Society of Rural Studies (SPER) and of the scientific committee of the Alcobaça Wine Museum. He teaches in the Francisco Rodrigues Lobo secondary school and in the Instituto Universitário da Maia (ISMAI). He serves as editorial secretary to PASOS – Revista de Turismo y Património Cultural.

    Main interests and research topics: Cistercian Order; Rural History; Cultural and Industrial Heritage.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0435-4602

    Repository: https://ismai.academia.edu/AntonioMaduro

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • António Vítor Ribeiro

    Email: avs.ribeiro@gmail.com

    António Vítor Ribeiro holds a PhD in History from the University of Coimbra. He was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship by the FCT, for a research project on the Portuguese mystical imagination. He received a fellowship from the special administrative region of Macau’s Cultural Institute, for a research project on the Jesuit China missions. Currently, he is conducting research in the ReligionAJE project (Religion, ecclesiastical administration and justice in the Portuguese Seaborne Empire) of the University of Coimbra, funded by the FCT and focused on the establishment of post-Tridentine Christianity in the dioceses of the Portuguese Empire. He works in the Centre of Religious History Studies (CEHR-UCP).

    Main interests and research topics: History of Religion; Catholic Enlightenment; History of Spirituality; Jansenism; History of Eastern Christianity; the Inquisition.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6584-4149

    Grupo(s) de investigação: Encontros e desencontros de culturas

  • Ariel Guiance
  • Armênia Maria de Souza

    Email: armeniasouza@ufg.br

    Associate Professor III of the History Faculty and the Postgraduate Programme in History at UFG. Post-Doctorate from the Faculty of Humanities and Arts of the University of Coimbra (2014-2015), PhD in Social History from the University of Brasília (2008), MA in History from UFG (1998), BA in History from the Federal University of Goiás (1994).

    Main interests and research topics: Medieval Iberian History; Church History; Social History and Ideas and Mendicant Orders.

    CV: http://lattes.cnpq.br/9441339482614419

    Repository: orcid.org/0000-0002-5392-3824

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Bruno Abreu Costa

    Email: costa.brunoabreu@gmail.com

    Bruno Abreu Costa holds an undergraduate degree in History and a Master’s degree in History – Societies, Policies and Religions, from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. He collaborates with the Centre for Lusophone and European Literatures and Cultures in the University of Madeira (CLEPUL-UMa) and is in the process of obtaining a PhD in the subject of the Atlantic Islands from the University of Madeira, conducting comparative research on the action of the Inquisition in the archipelagos of the Azores, Canaries and Madeira, during the Iberian Union period.

    Main interests and research topics: History of Religion; the Inquisition; History of Madeira; the Diocese of Funchal.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1728-2991

    Repository: https://independent.academia.edu/BrunoAbreuCosta

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Bruno Faustino

    Email: bruno.m.d.faustino@gmail.com

    Bruno Miguel Duarte Faustino has a degree in History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra.

    Main interests and research topics: History of the Portuguese Overseas Empire; Medieval History; History of the Modern Age; Economic and Social History.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6964-810X

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Bruno Sampaio Lobo

    Email: bnlobo@gmail.com

    Born in Figueira da Foz. He graduated in History (2008 – Pre-Bologna), specialising in Modern History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra (2009), and received a Master’s Degree in History and Geography Teaching in the 3rd cycle of Basic and Secondary Education from the same institution (2014). In 2009 he joined the teaching career, in which he remains until today. In 2018 he successfully completed the course of Advanced Studies in Architectural Heritage at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto. 

    Main interests and research topics: History of Architecture; Social and religious history in Portugal from the late 18th to the mid-20th century.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0286-6417

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/BrunoLobo 

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Carlos Fernando Teixeira Alves

    Email: cftalves@gmail.com

    Carlos Fernando Teixeira Alves holds undergraduate and Master’s degrees in History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. In 2016, thanks to a PhD fellowship from the FCT (PD/BD/128127/2016), he enrolled in PIUDHist, the Inter-university Doctoral Programme in History – Change and Continuity in a Global World, at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon (ICS-UL), researching a thesis on the Natural Order in the university reforms of Salamanca and Coimbra, 1769-1820. In 2019, he was a visiting scholar in the Figuerola Institute of History and Social Sciences of the Carlos III University of Madrid.

    Main interests and research topics: History of Universities; History of Science; History of Education; Modern History; Contemporary History; the Enlightenment; Liberalism; Digital Humanities.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0058-7262

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Carolina Henriques Pereira

    Email: carolinahenriques94@gmail.com

    Carolina Henriques Pereira holds an undergraduate degree in History and a Master’s degree in Contemporary History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, where she is currently researching a PhD. She is a member of the CHSC and has been awarded a PhD scholarship by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, FCT (SFRH/BD/143217/2019). She wrote the book Refugiados da Segunda Guerra Mundial nas Caldas da Rainha (1940-1946) (World War II Refugees in Caldas da Rainha), published with Edições Colibri in 2017. She is the 2014 winner of the Feijó Award and, in 2015, of the Feijó Curricular Award (2015) awarded by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra.

    Main interests and research topics: Contemporary History; European History; Local History; World War II; Portuguese Estado Novo (Second Republic); Refugees.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7313-2560

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/CarolinaPereira

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Cátia Antunes
  • Cleusa Teixeira de Sousa

    Email: cleotsou@gmail.com

    Cleusa Teixeira de Sousa has a PhD in History from the University of Coimbra. She is a history teacher for the Secretary of Education for the State of Goiás (SEE-GO). She is currently the headmaster of Colégio Estadual Jornalista Luiz Gonzaga Contart.

    Main interests and research topics: Medieval History; Modern and Colonial Brazil; History Teaching, Didactics and Internship in History Teaching; History of Afro-Brazilian and Indigenous Culture; History of Education in Brazil; Cultural Diversities.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7252-9438

    Repository: https://cegot.academia.edu/cleusasousa

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Covadonga Valdaliso-Casanova

    Email: casanova@letras.ulisboa.pt

    Covadonga Valdaliso-Casanova holds a PhD in Medieval History and is an integrated researcher at the Centre for History of the University of Lisbon.

    Main interests and research topics: Her research area is the Iberian Peninsula during the Late Middle Ages, focusing on the fourteenth-century political history of the Portuguese kingdom and the Crown of Castile, as well as on medieval Iberian historiography.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9825-1574

    Repository: https://lisboa.academia.edu/CovadongaValdalisoCasanova

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Cristóvão Mata

    Email: cristovaomat@hotmail.com

    Cristóvão Mata 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, where he also completed a PhD in Modern History, with an individual fellowship from the FCT. His thesis, entitled A Casa de Aveiro na Constelação dos Poderes Senhoriais: Estruturas de Domínio e Redes Clientelares (The House of Aveiro within the Aristocratic Power Constellation: Domination Structures and Clientele Networks), of 2019, aimed to study one of the main Portuguese noble houses during the Modern Age.

    Main interests and research topics: Modern History; Aristocracy; Nobility; Local Elites; Municipalities; Institutional History; Manorialism; History of the Family.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3682-0700

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/CristovaoMata

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Daniel Norte Giebels

    Email: danielgiebels@gmail.com

    Holds a PhD in Advanced Studies in Modern History from the University of Coimbra, a Master’s degree in Modern History also from Coimbra and an undergraduate degree in Cultural Heritage from the University of Algarve. Currently, he is a member of the ReligionAJE – Religião, administração e justiça eclesiástica no Império Português (1514-1750) (Religion, ecclesiastical administration and justice in the Portuguese Seaborne Empire)project and works in the Centre of Religious History Studies, where he conducts research in the Convemos – Convento e Mosteiros de Portugal (1096-1910) – Espacialidades e temporalidades (Portuguese Convents and Monasteries – Spatial and Temporal Elements)project. He has authored several articles and papers on the Inquisition and the Church in Portugal between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. In 2018, his book A Inquisição de Lisboa (1537-1579) (The Inquisition in Lisbon)was published by Gradiva. He was a joint winner of the 1st António Rosa Mendes National Award for a Historical Essay.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7000-8073

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Diana Salvado

    Email: diana.sapo@hotmail.com

    Diana Salvado has a degree in History of Art from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She is currently part of the research team of the project IMAGINARIA: Valorization and Participatory Protection of the Sculptural Heritage of the Paço das Escolas of the University of Coimbra, in development at the Center for History of Society and Culture.

    Main interests and research topics: Portuguese art; sculpture; iconography; 19th century Portuguese art; Modern Period; Contemporary Period.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1154-6231

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/DianaSalvado

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Diana Silva

    Email: dianasofsilva@gmail.com

    Diana Silva has a degree in History (with a minor in Modern Languages – French) and a Master’s in History of the Modern Age from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She is currently doing her PhD in History, Contemporary History branch, in the same institution and has a scholarship from the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, with her thesis entitled Patriotic Societies and Liberal Political Culture (1820-1828).

    Main interests and research topics: Contemporary History of Portugal; History of the Portuguese 19th century; Political history; Cultural history; Political sociability; Citizenship.

    CVhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-9744-6591

    Repositoryhttps://coimbra.academia.edu/DianaSilva

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Dina Alves

    Email: dina.alves@ipleiria.pt

    Dina Catarina Duarte Alves holds a PhD in Modern History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, with the thesis Violence, criminality and justice in rural societies in the Modern Period. The municipality of Obidos, 1736-1806. Currently, she is an adjunct professor at the School of Education and Social Sciences at the Polytechnic of Leiria. In 2021, she won the international award “Pina Manique – From the Enlightenment to the Liberal Revolution”, awarded by the Portuguese Academy of History and Pina Manique Foundation, for her doctoral thesis.

    Main interests and research topics: Modern History; Local History; Violence; Crime; Justice; Sociability; Education/teaching.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4042-5989

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Dina Sebastião

    Email: dinasebastiao@gmail.com

    Dina Sebastião is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She holds a PhD in European Studies from the same University, her areas of research interest focus on EU politics and policy, namely the study of political parties, Europeanisation, with a focus on Portugal and Spain, governance and democracy, following a normative orientation applied to the EU as a political entity. In this context, she has published book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals. She was awarded the 2017 Jacques Delors Prize – Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for the best study in community issues.

    CV: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8988-5893

    Repository: https://uc-pt.academia.edu/DinaSebastião

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Diogo Filipe Matias Marques

    Email: diogo.fmm@sapo.pt

    Diogo Filipe Matias Marques is a History PhD candidate at the University of Coimbra, where he is currently conducting his doctorate-level research on “The House of Cantanhede-Marialva (1661-1823): Family, Heritage and Power”, funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (fellowship SFRH/BD/129781/2017). He has spoken at several national and international scientific events.

    Main interests and research topics: History of the Nobility; Local History; Portugal in the Modern Age; the relationship between lordships, municipalities and manorial houses.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1834-2215

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/DiogoMarques

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Diogo Lemos

    Email: diogolem1@gmail.com

    Diogo Lemos is an Art History PhD candidate in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, working on a project about signs of authority and power in eighteenth-century Portuguese art: the Palace of the University of Coimbra, for which he was awarded a PhD fellowship by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (SFRH/BD/05859/2021). He has spoken at national and international congresses and conferences, focusing on studying Portuguese-Italian and Portuguese-French artistic and cultural exchanges and mutual influence during the Modern Age.

    Main interests and research topics: Portuguese Art and Heritage in the Modern Age; Pictorial and sculptural portraiture (1680-1800); Iconography; History of the Patriarchy and the Royal House in Portugal (Modern Age); Decorative Arts (furniture).

    CVhttp://orcid.org/0000-0002-2985-0119

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/DiogoLemos

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Duarte Manuel Freitas

    Email: duartemanuelfreitas@gmail.com

    Born in Câmara de Lobos (Madeira island), Duarte Manuel Freitas holds a PhD in History (awarded pre-Bologna), specialising in Museology and Cultural Heritage, from the University of Coimbra (2015). He is an assistant professor in the Department of History, Arts and Humanities of the Autonomous University of Lisbon. He works in several research units and is an integrated member of the CICH-UAL. His PhD thesis, Memorial de um complexo arquitetónico enquanto espaço museológico: Museu Machado de Castro, 1911-1965  (Memorial of an architectural complex as a museological space: the Machado de Castro Museum),was awarded the Victor de Sá Contemporary History Award (2015) and the “Best Museology Research Study” award by the APOM (2016).

    Main interests and research topics: History of Museums and Museology; History of Businesses and Organisations; Heritage Studies.

    CV: https://www.cienciavitae.pt//pt/3A19-2C1F-7FCD

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Edgar Pereira

    Email: edgarbertrandpereira@gmail.com

    Edgar Pereira holds a PhD in Economic and Social History from Leiden University (Netherlands) and received a postdoctoral fellowship from the KNIR (Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome). Currently, he is a first stage PhD researcher in the Center for the History of Society and Culture of the University of Coimbra. He has conducted archival research in seven countries and has published articles in scientific journals and collective works. In 2015, his Master’s thesis was awarded the Marc Bloch Prize by the European University Institute (Florence), in the category of best Master’s dissertation on Modern and Contemporary History. In addition to archival work and publishing, he has taught several courses for undergraduate and Master’s degrees.

    Main interests and research topics:  Economic and political history of Portugal in the Modern Age; History of the Portuguese Overseas Empire; Connected history of the Iberian empires; History of sea trade in the Modern Age.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8547-6777

    Repository: https://leidenuniv.academia.edu/EdgarPereira

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Eduardo Vieira Gonçalves

    Email: fares.eduardo@gmail.com

    Degree in History (Federal University of Roraima, 1996); Specialist in Higher Education Teaching (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 2002); Master in History with a specialization in Museology (University of Coimbra, 2016); PhD student in Social History (University of Coimbra, since 2017). Lecturer in higher education and basic education. Institutional link: State University of Roraima and State Secretariat of Education and Sports of the Government of Roraima, Brazil.

    Main areas of interest and research topics: 20th century authoritarian regimes and the transition to democracy.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5943-9777

    Repositório: https://www.uerr.edu.br/repositorio

    Grupo(s) de investigação: Repensando o ofício do historiador

  • Elen Biguelini

    Email: elen.biguelini@hotmail.com

    Elen Biguelini holds a PhD in Advanced Studies in History from the University of Coimbra, a Master’s degree in Feminist Studies from the same university and an undergraduate degree in History from the Federal University of Paraná. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Design, specialising in Fashion, from the Tuituti University of Paraná. Currently, she works as a researcher and writer. She is part of the organising committee for the Mulheres na História, na Literatura e nas Artes (Women in History, Literature and the Arts) Seminars, currently in its third edition, and co-manages the @herstoryside Instagram page, focused on the History of Women (especially in Brazil).

    Main interests and research topics: Women writers; Women as historical agents; gender history; feminist literary criticism and interdisciplinary studies.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1936-5486

    Repository: https://capes.academia.edu/ElenBiguelini

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Estefanía Piñol Álvarez

    Email: pinolestefania@gmail.com

    Estefanía Piñol has a degree in Art History and a Master in Cultural Heritage from the Faculty of Arts at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. She is currently a PhD candidate in Art History at the same institution. Her PhD project focuses on the study of medieval art in Catalonia in the nineteenth century and its relationship with the emergence of national and heritage consciousness.

    Main interests and research topics: 19th century medievalism; 19th century Spanish historiography; medieval art; Catalan Gothic painting.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9028-1998

    Repository: https://uab.academia.edu/estefaniapinol

    Research group(s): Reimagining the historian’s craft

  • Eurico Gomes Dias

    Email: eurico_dias@sapo.pt

    Eurico José Gomes Dias has a degree in Social Communication from the Higher Institute of Languages and Administration in Santarém. He has a post-graduate degree in Communication Law from FDUC and a Master’s degree in Medieval and Renaissance History, from FLUP, where he defended his PhD, his Post-PhD, and his Aggregation in History. He was awarded a PhD and a post-doctoral fellowship supported by FCT. He is currently an Assistant Professor with aggregation at the Instituto Superior de Ciências Policiais e Segurança Interna [Lisbon], and an integrated researcher of ICPOL, of the same Institute. Corresponding Academic of the Portuguese Academy of History and corresponding member of the Scientific Council of the Portuguese Commission of Military History.

    CV: https://www.cienciavitae.pt//D818-B637-7362

    Repository: https://comum.rcaap.pt/browse?type=author&value=Dias%2C+Eurico+Jos%C3%A9+Gomes

    Research group(s): Reimagining the historian’s craft

  • Fernando Catroga

    Email: fcatroga@hotmail.com

    Fernando Catroga is a retired full professor in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. He holds a PhD in Modern and Contemporary History from the University of Coimbra and an honorary doctorate from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil). He has been awared the Military Order of Saint James of the Sword, for scientific merit, by the President of the Portuguese Republic. He has also been granted the Medal of Honour of the University of São Paulo, and the Portuguese Academy of History has distinguished his scholarly excellence. He is head of the Repensar o Ofício do Historiador (Rethinking the Historian’s Craft) research group in the CHSC. He has edited the Revista de História das Ideias (Journal of Intellectual History). He has published extensively in the fields of Political, Cultural and Intellectual History.

    Main interests and research topics: Republicanism; Secularisation and Laicism; Historical Memory; Historical Theory; Historiography; Intellectual History; Cultural History.

    Research group(s): Reimagining the historian’s craft

  • Fernando Taveira da Fonseca

    Email: fertaveira@gmail.com

    Fernando Taveira da Fonseca holds a PhD in Modern and Contemporary History and is a tenured associate professor in retirement from the University of Coimbra. He is a member of the IEMYR (Instituto de Estudios Medievales y Renascentistas) (Institute of Medieval and Renaissance Studies) of the University of Salamanca, and the Portuguese Academy of History has distinguished his scholarly excellence. He was head of the Instituto de História Económica e Social (Institute of Economic and Social History), board member of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and head of the Department of History, Archaeology and Arts. He was in the committee that supervised the University of Coimbra’s application to UNESCO World Heritage status.

    Main interests and research topics:  Portuguese Modern History; Economic and Social History; History of the University of Coimbra; History of Universities; History of Education; Religious History; History of the Restoration.

    Repository: https://uc-pt.academia.edu/FernandoTaveiradaFonseca

    Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Filipa Roldão

    Email: anaroldao@campus.ul.pt

    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.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8760-6133

    Repository: https://repositorio.ul.pt/

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Filipe Folque de Mendóça

    Email: fmendoca@yahoo.com

    Filipe Folque de Mendóça holds a PhD in History (Contemporary Period) from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. He is a university professor and researcher. He is president of the Dom João VI Institute, director of the History Department, member of the Scientific Committee of the Renacimiento Prize and member of the Advisory Board of the “Aula Carolus Magnus”.

    Main areas of interest and research topics: Modern and Contemporary History; Military Orders; Diplomatic History; Military History; Ancien Regime, Constitutionalism, Monarchy – Royalty, Aristocracy – Nobility; Royal Houses of Europe.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7485-3768

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Filipe Miguel de Andrade Campos

    Email: filipeandrade37@hotmail.com

    Filipe Miguel de Andrade Campos holds a Bachelor’s degree in History by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra and a Master’s degree in Teaching History (7-12) by the same institution. He is a History teacher since 2017. He is also a PhD candidate in Modern History, and has been working on fraternal assistance and death.

    Main interests and research topics: Portugal Modern History, Religion History; Social History; History of Death; History of Mercies and Assistance; Confraternity and Third Order; Rituals.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9350-2290

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Gabriel Martinez Bonora

    Email: gabriel.m.bonora@gmail.com 

    Gabriel Martinez Bonora holds a degree in History from the Octávio Bastos University Centre (São Paulo, Brazil), and a scholarship from the Santander Ibero-Americana programme from the same institution. He taught Philosophy in secondary school at the Instituto Educacional São João da Escócia (Minas Gerais, Brazil) and worked at the Museo Histórico e Geográfico de Poços de Caldas (Minas Gerais, Brazil). He is currently a Master’s student in History of the Middle Ages at the University of Coimbra.

    Main interests and research topics: medieval history; history of religions; rural history; cultural history; history of mentalities and imaginary

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8751-253X

    Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Gabriel Paquette
  • Gabriela Nóbrega

    Email: agabrielanobrega95@gmail.com

    Gabriela Nóbrega holds a Master’s degree in Modern History (2019) from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, with a dissertation about Friar Agostinho da Anunciação, an archbishop-governor in Goa (1691-1713). She is a Modern History PhD student in the same university, holding a Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology fellowship. She is a research team member in the project ReligionAJE (Religion, ecclesiastical administration and justice in the Portuguese Seaborne Empire, 1514-1750).

    Main interests and research topics: Ecclesiastical and religious history; Global and connected history; Portugal in the Modern Age; History of the Portuguese Overseas Empire.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5055-4130

    Repository: https://independent.academia.edu/NóbregaGabriela

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Reimagining the historian’s craft

  • Guilherme Mourão Marôco

    Email: guilherme.m.maroco@gmail.com

    Guilherme Mourão Marôco has a degree in History and a Master’s in Military History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. He is currently a PhD candidate in Medieval History at the same institution. He is a member of the CHSC and his research has focused on the History of al-Andalus. In 2016 he was awarded the Prize of Academic Merit of the Portuguese Commission of Military History; Batalha de Aljubarrota Foundation, and in 2018 he received an Honourable Mention in the 2nd edition of the “Young Researchers Prize”, awarded by the Iberian Association of Military History; Banco Santander Totta.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7674-969X 

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/GuilhermeMaroco

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Guilherme Sousa

    Email: guisousa160@gmail.com

    Guilherme Miguel Mendes de Sousa is an undergraduate in History at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. In 2019, he was distinguished with the award “Prémio UC à Frente” and, in 2021, he was nominated Ambassador of the same institution.

    Main interests and research topics: History of the Catholic Church; History of Catholic Missions; History of Portuguese Expansion; History of Asia; Social History and History of Mentalities.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9408-1427

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/GuilhermeSousa

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Hugo Gonçalves Dores

    Email: hfgdores@gmail.com

    Hugo Gonçalves Dores is a postdoctoral research at the Center for the History of Society and Culture (University of Coimbra) and holds a PhD degree from the Institute of Social Sciences (University of Lisbon). He is member of the Center of Religious History Studies (Catholic University of Portugal). His researches focus on colonial educational policies, State-Church relations and the missionary question in colonial empires (19th-20th centuries). He is the author of A Missão da República (1910-1926) (2015), Politics and Religion in the Portuguese Colonial Empire in Africa (1890-1930) (2021), and co-editor of Education and Development in Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa (2020).

    Main interests and research topics: Contemporary History; Imperialism; Colonial Education; UNESCO in colonial context; State-Church relations in colonial empires; Missionary History.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7690-7563

    Repository: https://uc-pt.academia.edu/HugoGonçalvesDores

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Inês Pina

    Email: inesgpina@hotmail.com

    Inês Pina holds undergraduate degrees in Art Studies and Art History, and a Master’s degree in Management and Programming for Cultural Heritage and Museology, from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She is a project team member in “The Heritage of the University of Coimbra. (In)visible sculptures in the University Palace (seventeenth and eighteenth centuries)”, for which she has focussed on the topic of movable heritage.

    Main interests and research topics: Portuguese Art; Middle Ages; Modern Age; Sculpture Production; Movable and Immovable Cultural Heritage.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4875-5424

    Repository: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/82297

    Grupo(s) de investigação: Heranças e identidades locais e regionais

  • Irene Maria de Montezuma de Carvalho Mendes Vaquinhas

    Email: irenemcv@fl.uc.pt

    Irene Maria de Montezuma de Carvalho Mendes Vaquinhas holds a PhD in History and is a full professor in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, since 2009. She was scientific coordinator of the Center for the History of Society and Culture from November 2013 to October 2020. She represented the University of Coimbra in the EU’s project ATHENA (Advanced Thematic Network for Activities on Women’s Studies). She has worked on several international projects. She is a member of the Portuguese Academy of History.

    Main interests and research topics: Portuguese Contemporary History; Rural History; History of the forms of socialisation; History of Private Life; Women’s and Gender History; Food Heritage History and Museology.

    CV: https://www.cienciavitae.pt/7116-054C-1FE6

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/IreneVaquinhas

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Isabel Ferreira da Mota

    Email: ifmota@fl.uc.pt

    Isabel Ferreira da Mota holds a PhD in History from the University of Coimbra, where she teaches at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. In 2004, she won the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation’s Modern and Contemporary History award, for her work A Academia Real da História: os intelectuais, o poder cultural e o poder monárquico no séc. XVIII (2003) (The Royal Academy of History: intellectual elites, cultural power and royal power in the eighteenth century). She collaborates with the CEIS20 and is a member of the Editorial Board of the Revista de História das Ideias (Journal of Intellectual History), as well as executive editor of Biblos: Revista da FLUC (FLUC Journal) and a corresponding scholar in the Portuguese Academy of History.

    Main interests and research topics: Cultural and Political History of the eighteenth century; Transnational History; Historiography, Academies and Universities; Travelling and the Republic of Letters; Political Practices, Visual Culture and Material Culture.

    CV:  https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9743-2739

    Repository:  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Isabel-Mota-2

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Reimagining the historian’s craft

  • Isabela Augusta Carneiro Bezerra

    Email: isabela.bezerra@ifpb.edu.br

    Isabela Augusta Carneiro Bezerra is a History PhD student at the University of Coimbra and a permanent History professor (exclusive dedication regime) in the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Paraíba – IFPB, Brazil. She was an educational supervisor and deputy general director of the Cabedelo Centro Advanced Campus – IFPB, Brazil. She holds undergraduate and Master’s degrees in History from the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB), Brazil.

    Main interests and research topics: Political History; Management of the Portuguese Overseas Empire; Governors and captain-majors of the Portuguese Overseas Empire; History of Colonial Brazil; Portugal in the Modern Age.

    CV: http://lattes.cnpq.br/3645709522976746 

    Repository: https://repositorio.ufpb.br/jspui/handle/tede/8100?locale=pt_BR

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Jaime Ricardo Gouveia

    Email: jaime.gouveia@uc.pt

    Jaime Ricardo Gouveia holds a PhD in History from the European University Institute in Florence, as well as undergraduate and Master’s degrees in History from the University of Coimbra. Currently, he is an integrated researcher in the CHSC, a guest professor in the Department of History, European Studies, Archaeology and Arts of the University of Coimbra, and a teacher in the postgraduate degree in History of the Federal University of the Amazonas. He is also co-principal researcher in the ReligionAJE international project. He has received fellowships from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. He conducted two postdoctoral projects funded by the FCT and CAPES, and was a visiting researcher in the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, in Frankfurt. He has authored a number of books on History and is the recipient of several scientific awards, such as the Gulbenkian Award of the Portuguese Academy of History (2015).

    Main interests and research topics: Modern History; Ecclesiastic and Religious History; Comparative and Transnational History; Legal History; History of Colonialism.

    CV: https://www.cienciavitae.pt/C71F-7E85-C953

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/JaimeGouveia

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Jairzinho Lopes Pereira

    Email: jairzinho.lopes.pereira@vid.no

    Jairzinho Lopes Pereira holds an undergraduate degree in History from the University of Coimbra, a Master’s degree in Political Science from the Faculty of Social Sciences of the KU Leuven(Belgium) and a PhD in Systematic Theology from the Faculty of Theology of the University of Helsinki (Finland). He works as a researcher in the History Department of the VID Specialized University, Stavanger, Norway. He is an “Associated Foreign Researcher” in the Centre of Religious History Studies of the Portuguese Catholic University.

    Main interests and research topics: Patristic Theology; Sixteenth century Reformation; the relationship between the Catholic Church and Slavery in Africa, especially Angola, the Belgian Congo and Cape Verde; Political Theology; History of the Church in Cape Verde.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0643-6377

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Joana Antunes

    Email: joana.filipa.antunes@gmail.com

    Joana Antunes holds a PhD in Art History and is an assistant professor at the University of Coimbra, supervising the Art History undergraduate programme. She is an integrated researcher in the University’s Research Center in Archaeology, Arts and Heritage Sciences (CEAACP). She has been involved in several research projects in Portugal, as well as in the international research group Tectum – European Observatory of Painted Wooden Ceilings (Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3). She is currently the Principal Researcher in the project “Seeing through the eyes/ears of the past. Spatial and acoustic reconstruction of the Old Cathedral of Coimbra (sixteenth century)”, based at the University of Coimbra.

    Main interests and research topics: Art in the Middle Ages and the Modern Age (twelfth to sixteenth centuries); Iconology; Marginalia; Liminality; The grotesque and the monstrous; The mechanics of images and (in)visibility logic in the ecclesial space.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8679-9009

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/JoanaAntunes

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Joana Brites

    Email: brites.joanac@gmail.com

    Joana Brites holds a Master’s degree in Art History and a PhD in History, specialising in Art History, from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She is an assistant professor in that Faculty, an integrated researcher at the Centre of 20th-Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20) and a collaboration at the Institute of Art History of the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the NOVA University Lisbon. She was part of the Bureau for the Candidacy of the University of Coimbra to UNESCO World Heritage status, coordinated the Faculty’s Art History undergraduate degree, co-supervised the CEIS20’s transdisciplinary lines of research, and was a visiting scholar at Brown University (USA).

    Main interests and research topics: Modernism; Authoritarian and totalitarian regimes; Architecture of the Portuguese Estado Novo; Public works in the Portuguese Colonial Empire (1933-1975); Dissonant heritage; Portuguese sculpture (nineteenth and twentieth centuries).

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9857-1722

    Repository: https://uc-pt.academia.edu/JoanaBrites

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • João Castro Portugal

    Email: J.castro.portugal@gmail.com

    João de Castro Portugal has a degree in History and a master’s degree in History of the Middle Ages with the thesis entitled Violence in a manorial context in documents of D. Dinis, from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. He is currently attending a PhD program in Medieval History, on the theme of violence and conflict in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, in the same institution. He also holds a bachelor’s degree and a degree in Marketing Management.

    Main interests and research topics: Medieval History (13th and 14th centuries); Social, Political and Institutional History; History of the nobility; History of Powers.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2247-5686

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/Jo%C3%A3oPortugal

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • João Figueiredo

    Email: de.castro.maia@gmail.com

    João Figueiredo holds a PhD in Advanced Studies in History, Empire, Politics and Postcolonialism from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra (2016), a postgraduate degree in Human Rights from the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra (2006) and a degree in Anthropology from the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra (2005). His work has focused on the historical and anthropological analysis of Portuguese colonialism in Angola, during the “long 19th century”. He has a special interest in the interfaces between the Portuguese administration and the local normative systems, and in the role that the materiality, whether of writing or of ethnographic objects, played in these relations.

    CV: https://orcid.org/my-orcid?orcid=0000-0001-9981-9064

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/Jo%C3%A3oFigueiredo

  • João Gouveia Monteiro

    Email: joao.g.monteiro@sapo.pt

    João Gouveia Monteiro (b. 1958) is a full professor in the University of Coimbra, where he earned a PhD in History (1997). He was a guest professor in the Paul Valéry University (Montpellier III) and a visiting professor in the École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris). He was an intern in the Universities of Bologna and La Laguna-Tenerife. Between 1995 and 2001, he supervised a multidisciplinary research project about the Aljubarrota battlefield. He is a corresponding scholar of the Portuguese Academy of History and the President of the Iberian Association of Military History (fourth to sixteenth century).

    In the University of Coimbra, he was deputy vice-chancellor for Culture and Director of the University Press. Currently, he is the director of the University’s General Library. He is a member of the University’s General Council.

    Main interests and research topics: Military History, European History in the Middle Ages, Ancient History and History of Religion.

    CV: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3418-0217​

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/JoãoGouveiaMonteiro

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; The study and publishing of primary sources

  • João Marinho dos Santos

    João Marinho dos Santos is a retired Full Professor in the History Group of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. He has focused his scientific research in the areas of History of the Discoveries and Portuguese Expansion and Local History, highlighting among his latest publications: Ceuta não foi Conquista, mas começo dela (2017); Costumes e Foros de Castelo Bom (2018); Estudos sobre os Descobrimentos e Expansão Portuguesa (2021).
    Between 1990 and 1994 he held the position of delegate of the Secretary of State for Culture for the Central Zone of Portugal and, between 2003 and 2013, that of scientific head of the Centre for History of Society and Culture.

  • João Nunes

    Email: jnunes@esev.ipv.pt

    João Nunes holds a PhD in History from the University of Coimbra. He teaches in the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu and collaborates with the Centro de Estudos em Educação e Inovação (Center for Studies in Education and Innovation) (CI&DEI – IPV). He has taken part in several research projects in the fields of History and Cultural Heritage.

    His interests, research activities and published work mainly focus on Religious and Ecclesiastic History in the Modern Age.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0328-307X

    Repository: https://estgv.academia.edu/JoãoNunes

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • João Rafael Nisa

    Email: joaonisa1984@gmail.com

    João Rafael Nisa is a Medieval History PhD candidate in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, having a fellowship from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (SFRH/BD/136145/2018). His PhD project, supervised by Professor João Gouveia Monteiro, analyses the practices and management of war in the Alentejo region during the Middle Ages (fourteenth to fifteenth centuries). He has spoken at scientific events in Portugal and abroad. He has also written various works on medieval warfare. He is a member of the Iberian Association of Military History (fourth to sixteenth centuries).

    Main interests and research topics: Medieval Warfare; Municipalities; Cross-border relations between Portugal and Castile; Alentejo in the Middle Ages; Prince Pedro; Duke of Coimbra.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7698-7567

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/JoaoNisa

    Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Jorge Prata

    Email: prata@sapo.pt

    Jorge Prata is a PhD student in Medieval History and holds a Master’s degree in Medieval History and Heritage Studies. He is a History professor in the Dona Inês de Castro secondary school, Alcobaça.

    Main interests and research topics: Medieval History, focusing on issues of power, justice and law; Funerary Art in the Middle Ages; Heritage theory; Restoration policy(ies) of the DGEMN (Directorate-General of National Buildings and Monuments); Photography and Image Theory; Shoah (the Holocaust).

     CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3072-3627

    Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources; Reimagining the historian’s craft

  • José Antunes

    Email: antunesgjose@gmail.com

    José Antunes has a PhD in Medieval History and is an Assistant Professor with aggregation from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, having retired in 2000. He was a member of the Institute for History and Theory of Ideas and is currently a member of the Centre for History of Society and Culture.

    Main areas of interest and research topics: Medieval History of Portugal; Portuguese erudite culture in the 12th to 14th centuries (Jurists, Theologians and Philosophers); Historical problematics of the beginnings of the foundation of the Portuguese University.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5446-0526

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • José Luís Barbosa

    Email: jlsb101088@gmail.com

    José Luís dos Santos Barbosa is a Modern History PhD candidate in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. His thesis investigates the University of Coimbra’s funding model between 1772 and 1836. He majored in History, with a minor in European Studies, and holds a Master’s degree in Modern History, both from Coimbra. He collaborates with the Center for the History of Society and Culture (CHSC). He is currently a research fellow of the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, working on the project referenced SFRH/BD/143897/2019. He has written several articles, papers and a book on Economic History.

    Main interests and research topics: Portugal in the Modern Age; Economic History; Financial History; Institutional History; Fiscal History; History of Universities; History of Local Power.

    CV: https://coimbra.academia.edu/Jos%C3%A9Lu%C3%ADsdosSantosBarbosa/CurriculumVitae

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/Jos%C3%A9Lu%C3%ADsdosSantosBarbosa

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • José Manuel Azevedo e Silva

    Email: jazevedosilva@gmail.com

    José Manuel Azevedo e Silva holds a PhD in History from the University of Coimbra, where he taught between 1983 and 2007. His activity focused on teaching and researching the History of the Portuguese Discoveries and Overseas Empire and the History of Colonial Brazil. He has published 20 books on these topics, as well as approximately 100 articles, prefaces and reviews. The Portuguese Academy of History granted him the Calouste Gulbenkian “História da Presença de Portugal no Mundo” (“History of the Portuguese Presence in the World”) award, in 2008.

    Main interests and research topics: Local and Regional History; History of the Portuguese Overseas Empire; History of Brazil; Local History.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8592-7021

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • José Pedro Paiva

    Email: lejpaiva@fl.uc.pt

    José Pedro Paiva holds a PhD in History and is a full professor in the University of Coimbra. He was head of the University Archive and of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. He is an integrated member of the Center for the History of Society and Culture (CHSC) and a collaborating member of the Centre of Religious History Studies (CEHR – UCP). He is a member of the Portuguese Academy of History. He has worked on and supervised several national and international projects, was a guest professor in the University of São Paulo (Brazil) and was awarded fellowships by the John Carter Brown Library (USA) and the Nederlanse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (Dutch Research Council).

    Main interests and research topics: History of Religion; Catholic Reformation; Witchcraft in the Early Modern Age; Misericórdias; Early Modern Portuguese History; History of the Portuguese Overseas Empire; the Iberian Union (1580-1640).

    CV: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5312-1138

    Repository: https://cegot.academia.edu/JosePaiva

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • José Vieira Leitão

    Email: jose.cv.leitao@gmail.com

    José Vieira Leitão holds a PhD in Experimental Physics from the Delft University of Technology (Netherlands). He also has a Master’s degree in Religious Studies from the University of Amsterdam, specialising in Western Esotericism.

    Currently, he is a Modern History PhD student at the University of Coimbra. He is a member of the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism. He has authored several annotated translations of literary works related to magic and/or religious heterodoxy.

    Main interests and research topics: Methodology in Religious Studies; Magic, wizardry and witchcraft; Portuguese Inquisition; Occultism; Western Esotericism; Magical Literature; Books of Saint Cyprian.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7456-5045

    Repositório: https://coimbra.academia.edu/JoséVieiraLeitão

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Reimagining the historian’s craft

  • Laura de Mello e Souza
  • Leonor Salguinho Ferreira

    Email: maria.leonor143@gmail.com

    Leonor Salguinho Ferreira has a degree in History by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, institution where she is currently a masters degree student in Early Modern History. She was awarded a FCT scholarship in the Program “Summer with Science 2021”, contributing to the investigation project ReligionAJE.

    Main interests and research topics: history of women; history of poor and disadvantaged people; rural history, local history; modern history, history of social assistance.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8857-1072

    Repository: https://independent.academia.edu/LeonorFerreira14

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Leonor Zozaya-Montes

    Email: leonor.zozaya@ulpgc.es

    Leonor Zozaya-Montes holds a degree (1993/98) and a PhD in History from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM, 2008), where she was Professor of Historiographical Sciences and Techniques (2006/11). She is currently a lecturer at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain). She was a scholarship holder at UCM (1997/98) and at the Institute of History of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC, 1999-2006). She did a research period at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris for a full year (2002/03). She was a FormArte grantee at the Spanish National Library Archive (Madrid, 2012/13). Between 2014 and 2019 she was an FCT post-doctoral fellow at the CHSC of the University of Coimbra. She is the author of about fifty scientific publications. She is principal investigator of the Project on “Archivos, documentos y memoria de la Época Medieval a la Contemporánea” (No. ref. ULPGCP2018-29). 

    Main interests and research topics: History of Archives and Notaries (Middle Ages and Early Modern Age); Palaeography and Pedagogy; Spanish Inquisition.

     CV: orcid.org/0000-0002-6256-1888

     Repository: https://leonorzozaya.wordpress.com/trabajos/

    Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources  

  • Leontina Domingos Ventura

    Email: ldvdf@fl.uc.pt

    Leontina Domingos Ventura holds a PhD in History and is an associate professor in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She has worked on several national projects and two international projects. She is a member of the Portuguese Academy of History and the Portuguese Institute of Genealogy and Heraldry, IPGH.

    Main interests and research topics: Portuguese History in the Middle Ages (mainly eleventh to fourteenth centuries), particularly Social History of the urban nobility and aristocracies and Institutional History, particularly judicial and fiscal institutions; History of the City of Coimbra; Biographies; Administrative documentation (royal, episcopal and monastic chancelleries).

    CV: https://www.cienciavitae.pt/portal/A21C-33E4-EAA7

    Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Luciano Augusto dos Santos Moreira

    Email: lucrdp@gmail.com

    Luciano Augusto dos Santos Moreira holds an undergraduate degree in Theology from the Faculty of Theology of the Portuguese Catholic University, Lisbon, and undergraduate and Master’s degrees in History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. Currently, he is a Modern History PhD student in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, with a fellowship from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (SFRH/BD/143791/2019). His PhD project is called “Parochial advowson in the diocese of Lamego: institutions, mechanisms, rights and duties (1520-1833)”.

    Main interests and research topics: Medieval and Modern History; Church History; History of the Church in Portugal; History of the diocese of Lamego; Parish networks; Parochial advowson; Parochial Clergy; Benefices; Tithe.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1298-4065

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/LucianoMoreira

    Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Luís Miguel Rêpas

    Email: lrepas@gmail.com

    Luís Miguel Rêpas obtained a Master’s degree (2000) and a PhD (2021) in Medieval History at the University of Coimbra and is a collaborator at the Centre for History of Society and Culture and integrated researcher at the Institute for Medieval Studies (NOVA-FCSH). Currently, he is a researcher of the project Books, rituals and space in a Cistercian nunnery. Living, praying and reading in Lorvão, 13th-16th centuries (PTDC/ART-HIS/0739/2020), and also participates in the project Cistercian Horizons; studying and characterizing a medieval scriptorium and its production: Alcobaça. Local Identities and Liturgical Uniformity in Dialogue (PTDC/ART-HIS/29522/2017), both funded by FCT.

    Main interests and research topics: Monastic History; Social History; Written culture; Paleography and Diplomatics; Manuscript publishing.

    CV: Ciência ID: 1414-BC78-D72A

    Repository: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5437-9437

    Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Luísa Trindade

    Email: luisa.trindade@fl.uc.pt

    Luísa Trindade holds a PhD in Art History and is a tenured associate professor at the University of Coimbra, where she has been teaching since 1996. She coordinated the undergraduate degree in Art History and the Master’s degree in Art and Heritage. She has served as the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra’s Council president. Currently, she supervises the Department of History, European Studies, Archaeology and Arts in the Faculty. She is a member of the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra and collaborates with the Institute for Medieval Studies at NOVA-FCSH. Having written numerous articles and papers, she has worked as both team member and coordinator in several national and international projects focused on teaching, researching and sharing knowledge on History, Art History and History of Heritage.

    Main interests and research topics: History of Urban Planning; the Medieval Town; Art History; Medieval Art; Architecture of the Late Middle Ages; Heritage; science communication to the community.

    CV: https://www.cienciavitae.pt/cv/

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/LuisaTrindade

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Marco Cosme

    Email: marcocosme@sapo.pt

    Marco Cosme holds a degree in History and a master’s degree in Early Modern History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. His master’s degree thesis, entitled Elites e Poder Local em Macau (1750-1848): Os Provedores da Santa Casa da Misericórdia, focuses on the social and political configuration of the elites and local power in Macao during the 18th and 19th centuries. In 2021, he received the International Research Prize “Pina Manique – Do Iluminismo à Revolução Liberal” awarded by the Portuguese Academy of History for the best master’s thesis. Currently, he is finishing another master’s degree in Teaching History, at the same institution. 

    Main interests and research topics: Social and political history of Early Modern Portugal; History of the Portuguese overseas empire; History of the Portuguese presence in Asia; Local Elites; Local Power; History of Institutions.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2450-0635

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/MarcoCosme

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Marco Penajoia

    Email: penajoia@fl.uc.pt

    Marco Penajoia is part of the technical team of the Santos Rocha Municipal Museum. He has taken part in several archaeological interventions in the public and private sectors. He has published several scientific works and papers. The Portuguese Academy of History and the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra awarded his work A Questão portuária em torno de Montemor-o-Velho: Estudo de Arqueologia (The Question of Shipping around Montemor-o-Velho: an Archaeological Study). He was distinguished for excellence in the Newton Programme, an archaeology and heritage project promoted by the Pedro Nunes Institute, the Portuguese Tourism Bureau, and the Business Incubator Network of Central Portugal (RIERC).

    Main interests and research topics: Archaeology of the Lower Mondego – territory, forms and spaces of rural and urban settlement; Museum assets; Harbour archaeology; Roman archaeology; the Early Middle Ages.

    CV: https://www.cienciavitae.pt/portal/9E14-4B73-C7B3

    Repository:  https://estudogeral.uc.pt/cris/rp/rp83282

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Margarida Relvão Calmeiro

    Email: mrelvao@gmail.com

    Margarida Relvão Calmeiro, graduated in Architecture (2005) and PhD in Theory and History of Architecture from the University of Coimbra (2015), is a visiting assistant professor at the Department of Architecture at FCTUC, where she teaches courses in the Integrated Master’s in Architecture in the area of Urban Planning, and is also lecturer and co-coordinator of the Master’s in Integrated Urban Rehabilitation of the same department. She has collaborated with other courses at the University of Coimbra and, as part of the action for cooperation, she teaches at the University of Lúrio (Mozambique) in the Master’s Degree in Territorial Development and Urban Management. She is the author of the book Urbanismo antes dos Planos: Coimbra 1834-1934 (Coimbra: Coimbra City Council, 2021).

    Main interests and research topics: History of urbanism and urban planning in the Portuguese territory; Planning to safeguard heritage and sustainable development.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0328-1998

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/MargaridaRelv%C3%A3oCalmeiro

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Margarida Sobral Neto

    Email: mneto@fl.uc.pt

    Margarida Sobral Neto holds a PhD in Modern and Contemporary History and is a full professor at the University of Coimbra. She is a member of the Portuguese Academy of History, a founding member of the Portuguese Association of Economic and Social History) and active in several research networks: Rural RePort, Report(h)a and Proprietas.

    Main interests and research topics: Rural History; Institutional History; Historiography; Environmental History; Modern History.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6541-5237

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/MargaridaSobralNeto

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Maria Alegria Marques

    Email: mfm@fl.uc.pt

    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).

    CV: https://www.cienciavitae.pt/cv/

    Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Maria Amélia Álvaro de Campos

    Email: melicampos@gmail.com

    Maria Amélia Álvaro de Campos holds a PhD in Medieval History. She is a guest lecturer in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. Her research focuses on Coimbra’s parishes and collegiate churches during the Middle Ages, studying their institutional history and urban integration. She has published on Ecclesiastic History and Urban and Social History and paleographical and diplomatic editions of Portuguese medieval sources. She has undertaken projects in the context of her PhD and postdoctorate, with funding from the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. As a researcher, she has contributed to international projects. She has cooperated with other R&D units, such as CIDEHUS (University of Évora), CRIHAM (University of Limoges),  LAMOP (University of Paris 1) and LEM-CERCOR (Jean Monnet University).

    Main interests and research topics: Urban History; History of the Secular and Parish Clergy; Prosopography; Digital Humanities.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3131-7356

    Repository: https://estudogeral.sib.uc.pt/cris/rp/rp08148

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Maria Antónia Lopes

    Email: lopes.mariantonia@gmail.com

    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.

    Cv: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8485-4649

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/MariaAnt%C3%B3niaLopes

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

  • Maria do Rosário Castiço de Campos

    Email: rcampos@esec.pt

    Maria do Rosário Castiço de Camposholds a PhD in History and is a senior professor in the Polytechnical Institute of Coimbra. She has written several books and book chapters, as well as articles for national and international journals. She has worked on several research projects. Since 2018, she has supervised “Histórias à Mesa” (Stories around the Table), a collaborative project between the Escola Superior de Educação de Coimbra (Coimbra Education School) and the Agência para o Desenvolvimento dos Castelos e Muralhas Medievais do Mondego (Agency for the Development of Castles and Medieval Walls in the Mondego Region).

    Main interests and research topics: Early Modern History; Local History; Cultural Heritage; Cultural Tourism; Museology; Education.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0496-079X

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Maria do Rosário Morujão

    Email: mrbmorujao@uc.pt

    Maria do Rosário Morujão holds a PhD in Medieval History and is an assistant professor at the University of Coimbra, where she currently coordinates the Master’s degree in History. She collaborates with the Centre of Religious History Studies (CEHR–UCP). She is a member of several national and international organisations, most notably the Comissão Internacional de Diplomática (International Commission of Diplomatics). She has worked on, and is currently active in, several research projects, in Portugal and abroad, with a supervising role in the SIGILLVM PORTVGALIAE – corpus dos selos portugueses (Portuguese seals corpus) project.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1311-4720

    Repository:  https://coimbra.academia.edu/MariadoRos%C3%A1rioMoruj%C3%A3o

    Grupo(s) de investigação: Estudo e edição de fontes; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Maria Helena da Cruz Coelho

    Email: coelhomh@gmail.com

    Maria Helena da Cruz Coelho holds a PhD in History and is an emerita full professor retired from the University of Coimbra. She is President of the Portuguese Society for Medieval Studies (SPEM) and Vice-President of the Portuguese Academy of History. She is a member of several other academies and commissions in Portugal and abroad. She is a member of the editorial board in the Portuguese Mint and Official Printing Office (INCM). She was in several assessment panels on History and Archaeology, for the Portuguese Agency for the Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES) and the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). She has been active in several national and international research projects. She has taught in the École Nationale des Chartes as well as several universities across Brazil and Europe.

    Main interests and research topics: Portugal in the Middle Ages; Diplomatics; Political History (biography); History of Religion; (Rural and Urban) Economic and Social History; History of Political Powers; Food History.

    CV: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8030-4578

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/MariaHelenaCruzCoelho

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Maria José Azevedo Santos

    Email: mazevedo_santos@yahoo.com

    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.

    CV: https://www.cienciavitae.pt/portal/DC1C-19BC-8F68

    Repository: https://estudogeral.uc.pt/cris/rp/rp17722

    Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Mariana Gaspar

    Email: marianamartins1102@gmail.com

    Mariana Gaspar holds an undergraduate degree in Art History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, where she is reading for a Master’s degree in Art and Heritage. She is currently a team member in the project “The Heritage of the University of Coimbra. (In)visible sculptures in the University Palace (seventeenth and eighteenth centuries)”.

    Main interests and research topics: Portuguese Art; Modern Age; Baroque Art; Catholic Reformation; Sculpture; Iconography.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4562-8235

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/MarianaGaspar

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Mariana Pereira

    Email: marianapereira.2407@hotmail.com

    Mariana Oliveira Pereira completed her degree in History, with a minor in European Studies, in 2020, at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. Currently, she is a Master’s student in Modern History in the same institution with the project: The literary censorship in the diocese of Coimbra (1500-1674).

    Main interests and research topics: Religious History; Modern History; Social History and Customs; History of Mentalities.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1636-8566

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Marta Santos

    Email: marta.manuel.santos@gmail.com

    Marta Santos is a PhD student in Medieval History at the University of Coimbra, with a thesis dedicated to the study of medieval Portuguese heraldry. She has a Master’s degree in History of Art with the dissertation Ecclesiastical Heraldry: Coats of Arms of Bishop-Counts and a degree in History of Art from the University of Coimbra.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1540-2577

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/martagomesdossantos

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Matilde Mendonça dos Santos

    Email: matildem.santos@hotmail.com

    Holds an undergraduate degree in History (2003), a Master’s degree in Modern History: Powers, Ideas and Institutions (2011), and a PhD in Advanced Studies in History – Modern Period (2017), all from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She is urrently a History teacher at the Escola Secundária Pedro Gomes (Cabo Verde), is a team member in the ReligionAJE project (Religion, Ecclesiastical Administration and Justice in the Portuguese Seaborne Empire, 1514-1750) and callaborates in the Centre for the Humanities (CHAM) at NOVA-FCSH and the University of the Azores. She has spoken at national and international conferences (Cabo Verde, Portugal, Spain and Brazil), published in various scientific journals and produced a chapter for a collective work.

    Main interests and research topics: Modern History and History of the Portuguese Overseas Empire, particularly topics related to the Church and the local government in Cabo Verde and other sites in the Portuguese Empire.

    CV: https://sig.fct.pt/fctsig/cv/presentation.PT/overview.aspx

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo

    Email: mbjeronimo@gmail.com

    Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo holds a PhD in History (King’s College, University of London) and is an Associate Professor in History at the University of Coimbra (Portugal). He is also a researcher at the Center for Social Studies (UC) and scientific co-coordinator of the PhD program in Heritages of Portuguese Influence (III-UC). Among other topics, his research interests focus on the history of imperialism and colonialism (XIX-XX centuries). He has published regularly in prestigious journals and publishers, in Portugal and abroad. He coordinates the research project The worlds of (under)development: processes and legacies of the Portuguese colonial empire in a comparative perspective (1945-1975) and is co-principal investigator of the research project Humanity Internationalised: cases, dynamics and comparisons (1945-1980), both financed by the Foundation for Science and Technology (Portugal).

    Main interests and research topics: Imperial and colonial History; International and Transnational History; Modern and Contemporary History; European Colonialism in Africa; Internationalism; International Organizations.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8829-4909

    Repository: https://uc-pt.academia.edu/MiguelBandeiraJer%C3%B3nimo

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Reimagining the historian’s craft

  • Mohammed Nadir

    Email: mohammednadir2010@gmail.com

    Mohammed Nadir holds a Master’s degree and a PhD in History from the University of Coimbra and is a visiting professor at the Federal University of ABC (Brazil). He is a postdoctoral Law scholar at the Federal University of Santa Maria. He was the coordinator for culture in the Portuguese Cultural Centre in Rabat, Morocco, and a guest professor of Arabic Language and Culture in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. He teaches the History of Africa in the Federal University of Santa Maria and was awarded a fellowship by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology and the Camões Institute. In 2008, he was presented with the Calouste Gulbenkian Award by the Portuguese Academy of History.

    Main interests and research topics: History of the Middle East and North Africa; African-Latin American Relations; History of Luso-Moroccan relations.

    CV:  http://www.cienciavitae.pt//471B-887B-43F8

    Repository: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mohammed-Nadir-3

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Olinda Martinho Rio

    Email: olinda.rio@dgeste.mec.pt

    Olinda Maria Martinho Gonçalves Rio works in the Ministry of Education and Science and is an external expert for the European Commission – EECEA (European Education and Culture Executive Agency).
    She completed the course units of the PhD in European Studies at the University of Coimbra and the Master’s in Literary and Cultural Studies from the same institution. She has a specialization course in Documentary Science – Libraries and Archives and a bachelor’s degree with an integrated master’s degree in Chemistry (UC).
    In 2014 he won the Jornadas do Mar Award, in the PhD area, with the work O Porto da Figueira da foz: onde o passado conta e o Futuro desafia, published by the Portuguese Navy.
    She is a member of the German Federal Agency for Education for Citizenship and a member of the National Secretariat of SINTAP/UGT.

    Main areas of interest and research topics: Education for Citizenship; Cultural and Identity Dynamics in Europe; European programmes and projects; Ethics and Citizenship in Portugal, the European Union and Portuguese Speaking Countries.

    Repository: https://cegot.academia.edu/OlindaMartinhoRio

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Paulo Barradas

    Email: paulobar@sapo.pt

    Paulo Barradas holds a PhD in Medieval History from the University of Coimbra and is a secondary school teacher in the Lamego school cluster. Currently, he coordinates the infrastructure for culture in the Castle of Lamego and the Iberian Mask Interpretative Centre (CIMI) in Lazarim. He has been involved in several national and international projects and regularly cooperates with the Lamego School of Technology and Management (ESTGL) – Viseu Polytechnic.

    Main interests and research topics: Martyrology and Obituary; Inquests; Local Government in the Middle Ages; Genealogy Books; History of the City of Lamego; Museology.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5880-1332

    Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Paulo Bruno Martins dos Reis

    Email: pauloreis74@gmail.com

    Paulo Bruno Martins dos Reis holds a Master’s Degree in History of the Middle Ages (2017) with the thesis Da Pedra ao Pergaminho – Percursos biográficos de Martim Silvestre e de seu filho Gomes Martins Silvestre, from the Faculty of Letters of the University of Coimbra. He has developed several works on Paleography and Diplomatics with the recreation of the instruments and supports of medieval writing. He holds a post-graduate degree in Family Mediation recognised by the DGPJ.

    Main interests and research topics: Palaeography; Iconography; Genealogy; Pranto fúnebre; Medieval History; Military History; Military Orders.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6992-707X

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/PauloBrunoReis?from_navbar=true

    Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Pedro José Barbosa da Silva

    Email: pedroporto2512@gmail.com

    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.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8772-245X

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/PedroJBarbosadaSilva

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Priscilla Pinheiro Quirino

    Email: priscillapquirino@hotmail.com

    Priscilla Pinheiro Quirino holds a PhD in History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra and Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in History from the Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil. Currently, she is an integrated researcher of the Centre for History at the University of Lisbon, working on projects supervised by Professor Maria Leonor García da Cruz: Projeto Fazenda (Treasury Project) and Projeto Imagética (Imagery Project). She taught in the History of Pernambuco postgraduate certificate programme in the Writer Osman Lins Faculty, taught for the History undergraduate degree at the Teacher Training Faculty of Mata Sul, where, in addition to tutoring, she supervised a research project on the History of Religion. In addition, she has taught several Church History courses in the Sedes Sapientiae Institute of Theology. She was a cultural coordinator in Olinda Public Library.

    Main interests and research topics: Social and Political History of Pernambuco; History of Brazil – Colony and Empire; Social History; History of Religion – millenarian movements; Anthropology.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6318-5386

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Reimagining the historian’s craft

  • Rafaela Zanotto Casagrande

    Email: rafaelazcasagrande@gmail.com

    Rafaela Zanotto Casagrande holds an undergraduate degree in History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra and is currently reading for a Master’s degree in Latin American History from UNISINOS University, Brazil. She was awarded a science fellowship by the Brazilian Council for Scientific and Technological Development(CNPq).

    Main interests and research topics: History of Religion; Parish Clergy; Portuguese America; Rio Grande de São Pedro; Eighteenth Century; Scale; Prosopography; Palaeography.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0669-3333 

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/RafaelaCasagrande

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Ricardo Vicente

    Email: ricard.vicent@gmail.com

    Ricardo Pinheiro Vicente has a degree in Archival and Library Information Science and a Masters in History, in the specialisation area of Territories, Powers and Institutions, from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. He is a technician at Coimbra City Council.

    Main interests and research topics: Archivistics; Classification and Evaluation of Public Information; Information Management; Economic and Financial History; Local History; History of Institutions.

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/RicardoVicente

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities; The study and publishing of primary sources 

  • Rita Paiva Costa

    Email: ritadcpcosta@gmail.com

    Rita Paiva Costa is a Contemporary History PhD candidate in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, working on a thesis about domestic violence in the judicial district of Coimbra from the second half of the nineteenth century to the end of the First Portuguese Republic – a historical reflection on spousal violence against women, based on an analysis of judicial cases and comparison with other sources. Since 2019, she has received a fellowship from the PortugueseFoundation for Science and Technology.

    Main interests and research topics: History of Private Life; Women’s History; History of the Family; Portugal in the nineteenth century; Sociability and customs.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8075-5547

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/rcosta

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Rodolfo Petronilho Feio

    Email: rodolfonpfeio@hotmail.com

    Rodolfo Petronilho Feio obtained an undergraduate degree in History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra in 2015. Two years later, he completed a Master’s degree in Medieval History in the same institution, with a dissertation on labour representation and the city in Évora’s Posturas Antigas. He is a researcher in the Institute for Medieval Studies at NOVA-FCSH and a member of the Portuguese Society of Medieval Studies (SPEM). Currently, he is a member of the project “MedCrafts – Crafts regulation in Portugal in the Late Middle Ages (14th-15th centuries)” and a research assistant to the project “VINCULUM – Entailing Perpetuity: Family, Power, Identity. The Social Agency of a Corporate Body (Southern Europe, 14th-17th Centuries)”.

    Main interests and research topics: Medieval History; Local History; Institutional History; Social History.

    CV: https://www.cienciavitae.pt/portal/5B13-CADA-B5FC 

    Repository: https://fcsh-unl.academia.edu/RodolfoPetronilhoFeio 

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Rodrigo Vaz

    Email: rodrigovaz365@gmail.com

    Rodrigo André Vitorino Vaz has a degree in History with a minor in History of Art (University of Coimbra). He is currently finishing his Master’s in Teaching History in the 3rd Cycle of Basic Education and Secondary Education.

    He has published works on Colonial War and War Memories, analysing the participation of inhabitants of the Minho area in the Overseas War (1961-1974). Among them, Memórias de Guerra. Como fazer História a partir de quem a viveu? and “Só o não saber se regressava!” Memórias da Guerra Colonial. He also researches local heritage, and is preparing the publication of a study on the Monastery of São Romão de Neiva, a theme he intends to pursue for a PhD.

    Main interests and research topics: Ecclesiastical and Religious History; Colonial History; Colonial War

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5542-7330

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities; The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Roger Lee de Jesus

    Email: rogerlee.pj@gmail.com

    Roger Lee de Jesus holds undergraduate, Master’s and PhD degrees in History from the University of Coimbra. He is a researcher in the Center for the History of Society and Culture and Centre for the Humanities (CHAM) at NOVA-FCSH and the University of the Azores.

    Main interests and research topics: History of the Portuguese Overseas Empire; History of the Portuguese Empire in Asia; Military History; Economic and Financial History.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8560-4190

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/RogerLeeJesus

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Rosa Marreiros

    To be made available in due course.

  • Rui Pedro Neves

    Email: rprn51@gmail.com

    Rui Pedro Neves has a degree in History from the University of Coimbra and is currently studying for a master’s degree in Medieval Studies at the same institution. He is a researcher at the Center of History of the University of Lisbon. He is a researcher on the project iForal |Portuguese medieval charters: a historical and linguistic perspective in the digital age(PTDC/HAR-HIS/5065/2020) led by Filipa Roldão and Joana Faro Serafim. His MSc project, supervised by Leontina Ventura and co-supervised by Saul António Gomes, analyzed the formation, structure and exploitation of the domains of the Monastery of Santa Cruz de Coimbra, from its foundation until 1181. Also noteworthy is the interest in the study of the royal court and itinerancy in the reign of D.Afonso IV (1325-1357) and transcribing and editing medieval sources. He has written several articles and spoken at scientific events in Portugal and abroad. He is also a member of the Portuguese Society for Medieval Studies and the Portuguese Association of Economic and Social History.

    Main interests and research topics: History of Religion; Monastic Institutions in the Middle Ages; Palaeography; Diplomatics; Itinerant Kingship.

    CV: https://www.cienciavitae.pt//7018-D576-5909

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/RuiNeves

    Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Sandra Costa Saldanha

    Email: sandrasaldanha@fl.uc.pt

    Sandra Costa Saldanha holds a PhD in Art History and is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She is a member of the Heritage, Archives, and Museums and Conservation sections of the PortugueseNational Council for Culture, and a member of the technical coordination group for the Rota das Catedrais (Cathedral Route). She was head of the Portuguese Episcopal Conference’s National Secretariat for the Cultural Heritage of the Church, where she implemented several projects and activities related to inventory, conservation, restoration, museums, archives and libraries.

    Main interests and research topics: Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century sculpture; Portuguese and Italian art of the Modern Period; Christian Iconography; Cultural Heritage of the Church.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5594-3581

    Repositoryhttps://coimbra.academia.edu/SandraCostaSaldanha

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Sandra Fernandes Morais

    Email: sfernandesmorais@gmail.com

    Sandra Fernandes Morais is a PhD candidate in Food Heritage: Cultures and Identities at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, with a degree in Economics from Universidade Portucalense (1999) and a Master’s in Business Management – Corporate Finance (2009) from the University of Minho. She is currently carrying out research into the relationship between culinary practices and the energy and technological transitions in 20th century in Portugal.

    She is the author of the book Cadernos da Casa do Outeiro. Um receituário senhorial de Paredes de Coura published in 2022 as a result of research done in collaboration with the Municipal Archive and the Municipality.

    Main areas of interest and research topics: Food Studies; Contemporary History; Energy and Technology History.

    Repository: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2860-612X

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities; Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Sarah Luna de Oliveira

    Email: saroquinha@yahoo.com.br

    Sarah Luna de Oliveira holds an undergraduate and a Master’s degree in History from the Federal University of Paraíba (Brazil) and a PhD in Advanced Studies in History, specialising in the Contemporary Period, from the University of Coimbra. She is a postdoctoral researcher in Contemporary History, at the Complutense University of Madrid, where she researches the repercussions of the Iberian revolutions of 1820 on the political culture of nineteenth-century Brazil. She has performed research in Theory of History and Contemporary History, focusing on the Iberian-Brazilian context. She was awarded a PhD fellowship by the FCT. She was an assistant professor of History at the Brazilian federal universities of Rio Grande and Paraíba. She is a member of the Brazilian Studies Association and the Association of Brazilianists in Europe.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4523-9341

    Research group(s): Reimagining the historian’s craft

  • Saul António Gomes

    Email: sagcs@fl.uc.pt

    Saul António Gomes holds a PhD in History from the University of Coimbra and is an associate professor in the Department of History, European Studies, Archaeology and Arts of the University’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities. He has served as vice-president of the University’s Scientific Council and Board of Directors. He collaborates with the Centre of Religious History Studies (CEHR) of the Portuguese Catholic University and is a member of the Portuguese Academy of History. He supervised the Fragmed – Corpus Portugaliae Fragmentorum project and was a team member in several other national and international projects. He was a guest professor of Paleography and Diplomatics at the Federal University of Goiás and the University of Brasília (Brazil).

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7188-610X

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/SaulAnt%C3%B3nioGomes

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; The study and publishing of primary sources

  • Sónia Nobre

    Email: soniamfnobre@gmail.com

    Sónia Nobre is a Contemporary Studies PhD student and holds an undergraduate degree in History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She completed a Science Management course from the University of Coimbra’s Institute of Interdisciplinary Research in 2019-2020. She held a research fellowship in a Center for the History of Society and Culture project, supervised by professors Irene Vaquinhas and Maria José Azevedo Santos, also in 2019-2020. She was involved in the “Great Parliamentary Debates” project at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, NOVA University Lisbon.

    Main interests and research topics: Contemporary History; Women’s History; History of Private Life.

    CV: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6312-2641

    Repository: https://impactum.uc.pt/profile.php?id=111211

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Local and regional heritage and identities

  • Susana Barata Gomes

    Email: baratagomes.susana@gmail.com

    Susana Barata Gomes has a degree in Sociology from the Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa, a Master’s in American Studies from the Universidade Aberta, is currently doing her PhD in Food Heritage, Culture and Identities at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra and is a grant holder of the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Collaborator of the Centre for History of Society and Culture of the University of Coimbra of DIAITA, Food Heritage of Lusophony. She has been a researcher for the Commission of the European Communities (DG XII), a lecturer at Universidade Atlântica and Estoril’s Escola Superior de Hotelaria e Turismo. She has published the books Transport and Risk Communication, (co-editor), Ed. Peter Lang, 1997, Encounters with Identity: The Body, P.A., 2018 and Food and Cooking on early TV in Europe, (co-author) Routledge, 2021.

    Main areas of interest and research topics: Contemporary History; Food History; Social and Political History; Portuguese Estado Novo.

    CV: https://www.cienciavitae.pt//pt/DD16-A0EF-C703

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities; Cultural encounters and evasion

  • Terezinha Oliveira

    Email: teleoliv@gmail.com

    She is a full professor in the Department of Educational Foundations of the State University of Maringá, Brazil. She obtained an undergraduate degree in History from the São Paulo State University (UNESP), in 1986, a Master’s degree in Social Sciences from the Federal University of São Carlos, in 1991, and a PhD in History from the São Paulo State University, in 1997. She researches the History and Philosophy of Education in the Middle Ages, focusing on the following: ethics, social transformation, institutions, scholasticism, intellectualism and teacher training.

    CV: http://lattes.cnpq.br/7525108577501517

    Research group(s): Cultural encounters and evasion; Reimagining the historian’s craft

  • Walter Rossa

    Email: wrossa@uc.pt

    Walter Rossa is an architect with a Master’s degree in Art History and a PhD in Architecture. He is a full professor at the University of Coimbra. He is UNESCO Chair on the Intercultural Dialogue in Portuguese Influenced Heritage and co-supervises the corresponding PhD programme. He is one of the holders of the Cunha Rivara Chair, Goa University, and serves as an expert member in the International Committee on Historic Towns and Villages of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). He has been invited to teach and carry out research in several foreign institutions. He has worked on and overseen various national and international projects. His research work aims to promote interaction between academic activity and cooperation actions toward development.

    Main interests and research topics: Architecture and Urban Planning of Portuguese Influence; Planning in a context of relevant heritage.

    CV: https://www.cienciavitae.pt/portal/A21E-57AB-16E4

    Repository: https://coimbra.academia.edu/WalterRossa

    Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities