Dulce Freire – Project Coordinator


Dulce Freire ( is assistant researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon (ICS-UL). She has a History degree, as well as a Masters and PhD in Economic and Social Contemporary History (2008). Until 2012 she was a postdoctoral researcher at the ICS-UL. (see more…)



Pedro Lains

Pedro Lains ( is research professor at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon (ICS-UL), visiting professor at Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, and member of the Instituto Laureano Figuerola of the Universidad Carlos III (Madrid). He has a B.A. in Economics (Faculdade de Economia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 1983), a PhD in History (European University Institute, Florence, 1992); and Agregação in Economics (FE, UNL, 2001). (see more…)



Conceição Andrade Martins

Conceição Andrade Martins ( is assistant researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon (ICS-UL). She has a B.A in History and a PhD in Modern History. She has been a member of the head council of ICS-UL and co-organizer of the post graduated courses History Seminar at the Institute, editor of the books review of Análise Social and member of the editorial council of the review Douro–Estudos & Documentos. (see more…)



Amélia Branco

Amélia Branco ( is an assistant professor at ISEG-UTL since October 2005. In 2009 she was awarded at the 13th edition of FISEG/ISEG with the paper “Incentives or obstacles? Institutional aspects of the cork business in the Iberian Peninsula (1930-1975)”, Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History, n.º 1, pp. 17-44. She holds a PhD in Economic and Social History (ISEG-UTL), in which she studied the impact of forests in the Portuguese economic growth during the Estado Novo. (see more…)



Elisabete Figueiredo

Elisabete  Figueiredo (,  is  Assistant  Professor  at  the  Department  of  Social,  Political  and  Territorial  Sciences  (University  of  Aveiro).  She  holds  a  sociology  degree  (ISCTE  –  IUL,  1989)  and  a  PhD  on  Environmental  Sciences  (University  of  Aveiro,  2003). (see more…)

Cristina Prata

Cristina Prata ( has a History degree, as well as a Post-Graduation in Museology and Patrimony (2002) and a Masters degree in Regional and Local History (2009). Since 2001 she is developing work in the Municipal Museum of Palmela, which includes research activities in regional and local history as well as planning and executing cultural ativities (like exhibitions).
Her Masters Dissertation, with the title “Palmela Chão que dá Uvas – 1945-1958. A Terra e o Trabalho das Gentes” is aligned with her research interests about the subject of wine and vineyard culture in the Palmela region. (see more…)

Daniel Lanero Táboas


Daniel Lanero Táboas ( is a contracted post-doctoral researcher (Programa Isidro Parga Pondal – Xunta de Galicia) in the Department of Contemporary and America’s History in the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC). He holds a PhD in History (2005), granted by the same university. (see more…)



Shawn Parkhurst

Shawn Parkhurst ( is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Portuguese Studies Program at the University of Louisville, Kentucky.
He holds a BA in Anthropology from Portland State University and a PhD in Cultural Studies, Political Economy, and Spatial Analysis from the University of California, Berkeley. (see more…)



Victor Pereira

Victor Pereira ( is a “Maître de Conférences” in Contemporary History at the Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, France and also an associated researcher at the Instituto de História Contemporânea da Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He holds a History degree (1999) and Masters degree (2000) by the University of Rouen, as well as a DEA in Contemporary History (2001) by the Institut d’Etudes politiques de Paris. In 2007 he obtained his PhD also in Contemporary History with the dissertation “O Estado português e os portugueses em França (1957-1974)” under the orientation of Serge Berstein. (see more…)



Ana Margarida Rodrigues

photo ana rodriguesAna Margarida Rodrigues has a History degree, a post-graduation in Modern History and a Masters in Information and Documentation Science in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, New University of Lisbon (FCSH-UNL). Her masters dissertation focused on Archival Authority Records applied to the Ministry of Agriculture between 1918 and 2013. (see more…)



Carlos Faísca

carlosfaiscaCarlos Manuel Faísca has a History degree and a Masters degree in Information and Documentation Science by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, New University of Lisbon (FCSH-UNL). He is currently enrolled in the Inter-University PhD Program in History (PIUDH) at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon – Area of ​​specialization Institutions and Economic Development. (see more…)



Cláudia Viana

Claudia VianaCláudia Viana  is graduated in Geography and has a Masters degree in GIS applied to Territory Management, both from the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning – University of Lisbon (IGOT -UL, Portugal ). She is research fellow in the project Agriculture in Portugal: food, sustainability and development (1870-2010), financed by FCT, under the scientific guidance of Doutora Dulce Freire. (see more…)