Teachers

Alexandra Pelúcia

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History
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Assistant Professor
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Contacts

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B Tower, 6th floor, nº 611, FCSH, Av. de Berna, 26-C, 1069-061 Lisbon

Teaching languages

Spanish

English

Online pages

Professional and Research Networking Sites

Scientific areas

  • History of Portuguese Discoveries and Expansion
  • Social History (Early Modern)
  • Political History (Early Modern)
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Portuguese Expansion, Portuguese State of India, Nobility, Factions, Clientelism, Portuguese Court

Selected Publications

  • «Os Primeiros Fidalgos na Costa da Guiné» (with Andreia Martins de Carvalho), in Anais de História de Além-Mar, vol. II, Lisbon, CHAM, 2001, pp. 127-138.
  • «Entre a Honra e o Proveito: Nobres à Margem do Estado Português da Índia», in Anais de História de Além-Mar, vol. III, Lisbon, CHAM, 2002, pp. 165-176.
  • «A Baronia do Alvito e a Expansão Manuelina no Oriente ou a Reacção Organizada à Política Imperialista», in A Alta Nobreza e a Fundação do Estado da Índia. Actas do Colóquio Internacional, eds. João Paulo Oliveira e Costa & Vítor Luís Gaspar Rodrigues, Lisbon, UNL/CHAM-IICT/CEHA, 2004, pp. 279-302.
  • Martim Afonso de Sousa e a sua Linhagem. Trajectórias de uma Elite no Império de D. João III e D. Sebastião, Lisbon, CHAM, 2009.
  • Corsários e Piratas Portugueses. Aventureiros nos Mares da Ásia, Lisbon, Esfera dos Livros, 2010.
  • «Afonso de Albuquerque», in Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History, vol. 6, Western Europe (1500-1600), eds. David Thomas e John Chesworth, Leiden - Boston, Brill, 2014, pp. 318-327.
  • «Albuquerque, Afonso de», «Casas Senhoriais», «Corso e Pirataria», e «Golfo de Bengala», in Dicionário de História da Expansão Portuguesa 1415-1600, dir. Francisco Contente Domingues, vol. I, s.l., Círculo de Leitores, 2016, pp. 43-46, 255-261, 309-314, 458-461.
  • «João II, D.» e «João III, D.», in Dicionário de História da Expansão Portuguesa 1415-1600, dir. Francisco Contente Domingues, vol. II, s.l., Círculo de Leitores, 2016, pp. 611-617 e 617-623.
  • Afonso de Albuquerque. Corte, Cruzada e Império, Lisbon, Temas e Debates - Círculo de Leitores, 2016.
  • «Inesperada Trindade: A Casa de Bragança, D. Constantino e o Vice-Reinado da Índia», in De Todas as Partes do Mundo. O Património do 5º. Duque de Bragança, D. Teodósio I, vol. I, Estudos, coords. Jessica Hallett & Nuno Senos, Lisbon, Tinta-da-China, 2018, pp. 71-82.
  • Obras Pioneiras da Cultura Portuguesa, dir. José Eduardo Franco e Carlos Fiolhais, vol. 4, Primeiros Relatos de Viagens e Descobrimento, coord. Alexandra Pelúcia, João Paulo Oliveira e Costa e Luís Machado de Abreu, s.l., Círculo de Leitores, 2018.
  • Obras Pioneiras da Cultura Portuguesa, dir. José Eduardo Franco e Carlos Fiolhais, vol. 6, Primeiros Escritos de Geografia e Ecologia, coord. Alexandra Pelúcia, Alexandra Soares Rodrigues, João Paulo Oliveira e Costa, José Miguel Pereira, Orlando Gama e Viriato Soromenho-Marques, s.l., Círculo de Leitores, 2018.

Academic training

Year Degree Area Institution Grade
1994
Graduate
History
FCSH-UNL
15 (1/20 scale)
1999
Master
History of Portuguese Discoveries and Expansion
FCSH-UNL
Very Good, by unanimity
2007
Doctor
History of Portuguese Discoveries and Expansion
FCSH-UNL
Very Good, by unanimity, with praise and distinction

Relevant Professional Experience

  • Research Fellow of CHAM (Portuguese Centre for Global History - unit research of the FCSH/Nova and the Azores University), since 1995.
  • Professor at the Department of History of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities/NOVA, since 1st October 2001.
  • Member of the board of CHAM (2004-2018)
  • Visiting Professor of the post-graduation program (MA and PhD) on "History of Latin America, Indigenous Worlds", at Pablo de Olavide University (Seville, Spain), since the academic year of 2007-2008.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of "European Expansion and Indigenous Response" collection published by Brill, 2009-2013.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of "Americanía. Revista de Estudios Latinoamericanos de la Universidad Pablo de Olavide de Sevilla", 2011-2014.
  • Consultant of the project Christian-Muslim Relations 1500-1900, developed at the University of Birmingham (2015-2017)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of "Fronteiras: Revista de História", published bt the Federal University of Grandes Dourados, Brazil (since 2015).
  • Corresponding Member of the Lisbon Maritime Academy, Maritime History Class (since 2016)
  • Representative of NOVA FCSH and CHAM with the World Network of Magellan Universities for Research, Science and Culture (since 2017)
  • Coordinator of the MA in History, NOVA FCSH (since August 2017)
  • Visiting Professor of the National University of Colombia (Medellín, July-August 2018).

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