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Maria Antónia Pires de Almeida
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Political science researcher at CIES – Centre for Sociology Research Studies, ISCTE – Higher Institute of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Lisbon. Guest Assistant Professor at ISCTE-IUL. 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. Specialized in political transitions, local government, political and economic elites, memories and identities, rural and urban history, biographies. Principal investigator in a research project on History of Popularization of Science and Technology, Medicine and Public Health. Author of eleven books, articles in scientific journals with peer review, such as Public Understanding of Science, Rural History, História, Ciências, Saúde – Manguinhos, Notes & Records of The Royal Society, Portuguese Journal of Social Science, European ... [ver mais]
Educational Qualifications
Licenciate in História, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, in 1990
M.Sc. in História Social Contemporânea, ISCTE, in 1997
PhD in História Moderna e Contemporânea (História Política e Institucional no Período Contemporâneo), ISCTE, in 2004
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, Territories, Depopulation, History of Agriculture
Research Groups
Politics and Citizenship
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