Team

 

COORDINATOR
Miguel Cardina
miguelcardina@ces.uc.pt
Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra (CES) and currently President of the Scientific Board. He has worked and published on topics such as political oppositions against the New State dictatorship, Portuguese colonial war and on the fields of oral history and memory studies. Current research interests focus on the dynamics between history, memory, and power. 
PROJECT MANAGER
André Caiado
andrecaiado@ces.uc.pt
PhD Student in the doctoral programme ‘Heritage of Portuguese Influence’ at the University of Coimbra. He has a Master's degree in International Economics and Management from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto. Current research interests focus on the Portuguese colonial war memory studies, memory's monumentalization and memorialization, military pilgrimages and battlefield tourism. 
RESEARCHER
Bruno Sena Martins
bsenamartins@ces.uc.pt
Researcher at the CES and currently Vice-President of the Scientific Board and executive co-coordinator of the Doctoral Programme "Human Rights in Contemporary Societies". He is antrophologist and PhD in Sociology by the University of Coimbra. His research interests are centred on the body, disability, human rights and colonialism.
RESEARCHER
Diana Andringa
dianaandringa@ces.uc.pt
Researcher at the CES and PhD in Sociology of Communication by the ISCTE - IUL. She is journalist and currently an independent documentary filmmaker. Current research interests focus on the studies of the memory of torture in Portugal and Colonies (1926-1974) and on the memory of dictatorship, colonialism and war.
RESEARCHER
Inês Rodrigues
inesrodrigues@ces.uc.pt
PhD in Post-Colonialisms and Global Citizenship at the University of Coimbra, where she developed a thesis on the representations of the 1953 Massacre in São Tomé and Príncipe. Current research interests include memory studies, postcolonial theories and the debates about the representation and evocation of the Colonial-Liberation wars.
RESEARCHER
Natália Bueno
nataliabueno@ces.uc.pt
PhD in International Relations at the University of Coimbra, where she developed a thesis on the Mozambican reconciliation process based on an innovative conceptualization and operationalization of reconciliation. Her current research interests include memory studies, colonial-liberation wars, as well as the debates about transitional justice and reconciliation in societies with violent pasts.
RESEARCHER
Vasco Martins
vascomartins@ces.uc.pt
PhD in African Studies by the ISCTE - IUL, where he developed a thesis on modernity and ethnicity in Angola during the 20th century. Current research interests focus on issues of nationalism and ethnicity, memory and war, in contexts of state and nation formation in the sub-region of Southern Africa.
RESEARCHER
Verónica Ferreira
veronicaferreira@ces.uc.pt
PhD student in the Doctoral Program 'Discourses: History, Culture and Society' at the University of Coimbra. She has a Master's Degree in Political Science and International Relations from the New University of Lisbon. Current research interests focus on political and media representations; gender studies; post-colonialism; discourses about violence and digital memories of Portuguese Colonial War veterans.