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Maria Antónia Pires de Almeida
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Telephone 217903077
Research Fields
Contemporary History
Political Science
History of Science, Technology and Public Health
Local Government
Oral History, Memories and Identities
Labour History
Gender Studies
Political parties and independent movements
Political transitions
Political representation
Rural sociology
History of Agriculture
Researcher at CICP, Universidade do Minho, 2023. Political science researcher at CIES – Centre for Sociology Research Studies, ISCTE – Higher Institute of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Lisbon, with the project «Local government in Portugal: political and social responsibility over the sustainable development of unequal territories»), 2018-2023. Guest Assistant Professor at ISCTE-IUL, 2018-2023. Post-graduate in European Studies, Master and PhD in Modern and Contemporary History and two Post-Doctoral research projects on Political Science, focusing on Local Government. Former researcher at CIUHCT, Centro Interuniversitário de História da Ciência e Tecnologia, Department of Applied Social Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Principal Investigator at project «The popularization of science and technology in Portugal (XIXth-XXth Centuries)». Specialised in History of Medicine, Science and Public Health, as well as political transitions, local government, political and economic elites, memories and identities, rural and urban history, biographies. Researcher at several projects, such as «Resistance: Rebellion ... [more info]
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