Luís Nuno Espinha da Silveira

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ln.silveira@sapo.pt

Research unit: Institute of Contemporary History (IHC)

Research areas: Late Modern History, Digital Humanities, Spatial History

Training
YearAreaDegreeInstitution
2002Portuguese Late Modern HistoryAggregateFaculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas
  • "Geographic Information Systems and Historical Research: an Appraisal", International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, 8.1, 2014, pp. 28-45. DOI: 10.3366/ijhac.2014.0118
  • “Spatial inequalities in infant survival at an early stage of the longevity revolution: A pan-European view across 5000+ regions and localities in 1910”, Demographic Research, vol. 30, 68, 2014, pp. 1849-1864. DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2014.30.68. Sebastian Klüsener, Isabelle Devos, Peter Ekamper, Ian N. Gregory, Siegfried Gruber, Jordi Martí-Henneberg, Frans van Poppel, Luís Espinha da Silveira and Arne Solli
  • "The evolution of population distribution on the Iberian Peninsula. A transnational approach (1877-2001)", Historical Methods. A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary Hstory, vol. 46, 3, 2013, pp. 157-174. Co-authors: Daniel Alves, Marco Painho, Ana Cristina Costa and Ana Alcântara.DOI 10.1080/01615440.2013.804787
  • Between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Responses to Climate and Weather Conditions throughout History, Sheffield, Wildtrack Publishing, 2013. Cristina Joanaz de Melo, Ana Isabel Queiroz. Luis Espinha da Silveira e Ian D. Rotherham (eds.). ISBN: 978-1-904098-53-9
  • Population and Railways in Portugal, 1801-1930, The Journal of Interdisciplinary History, MIT Press, vol. 42, nº 1, 2011, 29-52. Co-authors: Daniel Alves, Nuno Miguel Lima, Ana Alcântara and Josep Puig
Title
The Development of European Waterways, Road and Rail Infraestructures: A Geographical Information System for the History of European Integration (1825-2005), 2008-2011, Principal Investigator, Luís Espinha da Silveira, European Science Foundation, EUROCORES – Inventing Europe programme. Funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia [Foundation for Science and Technology], Portugal. Participation of teams from several resarch fields (History, Geography and Economics), from the following countries beyond Portugal: Spain, France, Low Countries, England, Finland, Bulgaria and Turkey.
Position
Pro-rector, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2007-2011
Vice-Dean, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, 2005-2008

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