Investigação

Atuais interesses de investigação

the entanglements of idioms, programs and repertoires of development and modernization and of societal control and coercion at late European colonial empires, exploring the connected trajectories of late colonial repressive developmentalism.

the historical intersections between internationalism(s) and imperialism, namely in the interwar period, focusing on the League of Nations and the International Labour Organization and on the role played by internationalist and imperialist epistemic commu

the politics of difference in European colonial empires, namely the ideological and institutional instruments of engineering and legitimizing the political and socioeconomic differentiation within colonial empires

the comparative and connected histories of imperialism and colonialism (XVIII-XX centuries),with a special focus on the diverse historical trajectories and configurations of the Portuguese colonial empire

Projetos de investigação

2018 - 2021 - "The worlds of (under)development: processes and legacies of the Portuguese colonial empire in a comparative perspective (1945-1975)", na qualidade de investigador responsável, financiado por FCT.

2013 - 2015 - "Internationalism and Empire: The Politics of Difference in the Portuguese Colonial Empire in Comparative Perspective (1920-1975) ", na qualidade de investigador responsável, financiado por Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.

2013 - 2014 - "A Modernizing Empire? The Portuguese Late Colonialism in a Comparative Perspective (1945-1975) ", na qualidade de investigador responsável, financiado por Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.

2012 - 2018 - "Change to Remain? Welfare Colonialism in European Colonial Empires in Africa (1920-1975)", na qualidade de investigador responsável, financiado por Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.

2009 - 2013 - "Constructing an Empire-State: Portuguese Imperialism in a Comparative Perspective c. 1450-19", coordenado por Diogo Ramada Curto, financiado por Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.

2009 - 2013 - ""Portugal is not a Small Country": The End of Portuguese Colonial Empire in a Comparative Perspective c. 1945-1975 ", coordenado por António Costa Pinto, financiado por Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.

2009 - 2011 - "Portugal and the End of the European Colonial Empires: The New State and the Diplomacy of Colonialism (1945-1975) ", na qualidade de investigador responsável, financiado por Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.