Luís Espinha da Silveira

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ln.silveira@fcsh.unl.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
  • Introductory Note  
  • Geographic Information Systems and Historical Research: an Appraisal  
  • Population and Railways in Portugal (1801-1930)  
  • Spatial inequalities in infant survival at an early stage of the longevity revolution: A pan-European view across 5000+ regions and localities in 1910  
  • Between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Responses to Climate and Weather Conditions throughout History  
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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