Daniel Alves

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Daniel Alves is Assistant Professor at the Department of History and researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History (IHC), both at NOVA-FCSH, NOVA University of Lisbon. He has a Master in 19th Century History and a PhD in Contemporary Economic and Social History. He is editor of the journal IJHAC: A Journal of Digital Humanities, published by Edinburgh University Press (https://www.euppublishing.com/loi/ijhac) and editor-in-chief of the Portuguese version of The Programming Historian (https://programminghistorian.org/pt/). He coordinates the IHC Digital Humanities Laboratory (http://dhlab.fcsh.unl.pt/) and is a consultant for the ROSSIO Digital Research Infrastructure (https://rossio.pt/). He is currently Deputy Director for Technological Infrastructures and Digital Transition at NOVA FCSH.

Research unit: Institute for the Study of Literature and Tradition (IELT), Institute of Contemporary History (IHC)

Research areas: Modern History, Economic and Social History, Urban History, History of the Revolutions, Digital Humanities

2010Contemporary Economic and Social HistoryDoctorFCSH-UNL
200119th Century HistoryMasterFCSH-UNL
  • A Revolução Francesa - Das Origens ao Terror  
  • Shopkeepers and the city  
  • Praga e poder  
  • The Press as a Reflection of the Divisions among the Portuguese Political Exiles (1808-1832)  
  • Humanidades Digitais e Investigação Histórica em Portugal  
TitleFunding sourceStartState
Atlas, Historical Cartography, since 2001, coordinated by Luís Espinha da SilveiraCompleted
Atlas of literary landscapes of mainland Portugal, since 2010, coordinated by Ana Isabel QueirozCompleted
Heritage and History of the Marble Industry, between 2012 and 2015, coordinatorCompleted
Coordinator of the History undergraduate degree (2017-...)
Member of the Executive Committee of the European Association for Digital Humanities, 2016-2017
Member of the Core Committee of the Working Group 1 (Space and Time), Network for Digital Methods in the Arts and Humanities (NeDiMAH), since December 2011 (network funded by ESF)
Researcher in several national and international projects funded by the FCT between 1996 and 2011
Instructor of the Portuguese History Teachers Association since 2001.
Historian in the Local Technical Office of Messejana, co-responsible for preparing the "Detailed Plan for the Protection and Rehabilitation of the Historical Center of Messejana" between 2001 and 2002.
Teacher Trainee at Escola Secundária da Cidade Universitária, 1999-2000.