André Caiado


Biography

André Caiado is Junior Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies and PhD Student in the doctoral programme 'Heritages of Portuguese Influence', at the University of Coimbra. He is developing a PhD thesis about the politics of memory and commemoration and memorialization processes of the Portuguese Colonial War. His research focuses the monumentalization and musealization of the conflict. He is a team member of the project "CROME - Crossed Memories, Politics of Silence: The Colonial-Liberation Wars in Postcolonial Times", hosted by CES, coordinated by Miguel Cardina and funded by the European Research Council. Current research interests focus on the Portuguese colonial war memory studies, memory's monumentalization and memorialization, military pilgrimages and battlefield tourism.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Caiado, André (2021), "The monumentalization of the Portuguese Colonial War: Commemorating the soldier's efforts amid the persistence of imperial imaginaries", Memory Studies, 14, 6, 1208-1225

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Article in Scientific journal

Caiado, André; Ferreira, Verónica; Cardina, Miguel (2021), "Os regressos da guerra: espaço público, mundo digital e (re)produções mnemónicas", Ler História, 2, 79, 215-240

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Book Chapter

Caiado, André (2018), Reconfiguração do «Dia da Raça» e das Forças Armadas portuguesas (1963), in Miguel Cardina e Bruno Sena Martins (org.), As voltas do passado: a guerra colonial e as lutas de libertação. Lisboa: Tinta da China, 121-127