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Integrated Researcher

Sónia Henrique

research interests

Information Science and Documentation – Archival Science

Short Bio

Doctor in History by the Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas and Master in Information and Documentation Sciences by the same faculty. Works in the area(s) of Humanities with emphasis on History and Archival Science. Research interests in the 19th Century divided among Archival Science, Press History and History of Colonial Africa.

research project at dinâmia'cet-Iscte

Coast to Coast - Late Infrastructure Development in the Former Portuguese Inland Africa (Angola and Mozambique): Historical Analysis and Postcolonial Evaluation", reference PTDC / ATPAQI / 0742/2014 and financed by national funds through FCT / MCTES ( PIDDAC). According to the work plan in the scientific area of Archival Science, one of the outputs comprises the archival description produced at the Arquivo Histórico Ultramarino. That output is on-line and available at the link:

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Main publications

Journal article: Henrique, Sónia Pereira. "The "Arquivo Moderno do Ultramar": administrative legacy of the Liberal Revolution (1833-1910)". Cadernos do Arquivo Municipal 214 (2020): 65-92

To inform, to administer, to preserve evidence: circuits and meanings of the correspondence in colonial archives (Direção-Geral do Ultramar, 1835-1910).

Main projects

Last update

23 de maio de 2023
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