Dulce Freire – Project Coordinator




Dulce Freire (dulce.freire@ics.ul.pt) 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. Her research interests are rural and agricultural history within Portuguese and Iberian contexts; public policies and institutional frameworks, social movements, memory, technological innovation and social change. She was research fellow in the Institute of European Studies, University of California at Berkeley (2001), as well as in École de Hautes Études en Science Sociales (2005) and in Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (2006). Since 2008, she has been chair of the Rural History Network of European Social Science History Conference promoted by the International Institute of Social History (Amsterdam). She is a founding member (2010) of the RuralRePort – Network of Rural History in Portuguese. At the present moment she is the coordinator of the research project Agriculture in Portugal: Food, Development and Sustainability (1870-2010), based at the ICS.



Most relevant publications (as an author and co-author):