Raquel Varela is a historian, researcher and university professor. Starting Grant from the Foundation for Science and Technology / New University of Lisbon / IHC and Fellow of the International Institute for Social History (Amsterdam). International visiting professor at the Fluminense Federal University, where she teaches a chair in the area of global work history in the postgraduate program in History. She is an international evaluator of CNPQ/Brazil.
Research unit: Institute of Contemporary History (IHC)
Research areas: Global labour History, History of Social Movements, History of Welfare State, Social Security