She is a Full researcher for CHAM – Centre for the Humanities at NOVA FCSH (Faculty of Social and Human Sciences). She is President of the Scientific Commission and head of the centre’s Heritage and Memory research thematic. In addition, she is a guest lecturer in the History Department (Heritage MA and e-learning History of Portuguese Empire MA) of the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. With a Master’s degree in History of Early Modern Art and a doctorate in History of Art (specialisation in Museology and Art Heritage), she leads the project VESTE (“Dressing the court: costume, gender and identity(es)”), which focuses on the history and cultures of fashion during the early modern period in Portugal. Her areas of interest also encompass the commission, production and use of artistic objects by women during the early modern period; the history and study of everyday objects from a perspective of the transformation of material culture and product design; the study of artistic relationships between Portugal and Portuguese India during the early modern period; and the reception, musealization and exhibition of the ‘Indo-Portuguese’ in museums (19th-20th centuries).
Research unit: CHAM - Centre for the Humanities (CHAM)