- New Railway Museum in Bragança, with CIUHCT participation
29 April 2019
CIUHCT researcher Hugo Silveira Pereira, specialist in railway history (Portugal, 19th Century), has collaborated with research and content production tasks, being responsible for editing the Museum's catalogue.
- Henrique Leitão is awarded an ERC Advanced Grant
28 March 2019
The project “Making the Earth Global: Early Modern Nautical Rutters and the Construction of a Global Concept of the Earth” (RUTTER) will be funded in two million euros. It is the second ERC grant attributed to a CIUHCT researcher.
- Joaquim Alves Gaspar at the TEDxULisboa conference
21 March 2019
The conference will take place on May 4, at the Aula Magna of the Rectory of the University of Lisbon.
- 1st Young Scholars conference of the European Society for the History of Science
13 March 2019
CIUHCT will be an active participant in the event, through its members Hugo Soares (organising committee), Samuel Gessner (keynote speaker), and Ana Simões (opening lecture, as President of the ESHS).
- Interview with Maria Paula Diogo on the InSciDe H2020 project
04 March 2019
The researcher talks about the work package she's coordinating, "Science Diplomats", and the continuation of the research on the 18th Century diplomat José Correia da Serra.
- Ana Viseu in the 2019 edition of "Mulheres na Ciência"
26 February 2019
“Mulheres na Ciência” [Women in Science] is a homage by Ciência Viva to portuguese women scientists, now in its third edition (following 2016, 2017).
- Scott Knowles (Drexel University) visits CIUHCT, meeting with Anthropolands researchers
26 February 2019
The american scholar will be at FCT/NOVA on March 1, for an informal lecture debating the relationships between the Anthropocene, natural resources, and the concept of "slow disaster".
- New Recreational Mathematics Magazine issue (v.5, n.10)
20 February 2019
A journal supported by CIUHCT and published by Associação Ludus at DeGruyter Open. The new issue brings three new articles, about a Sudoku variant called Sudo-Kurve, an analysis of cones which are used to generate a given conic curve by section by a plane, and the multiple solutions for the positioning of a piece in shogi, a japanese board game that resembles chess.
- Bruno Navarro's book, "Um Império projectado pelo silvo da locomotiva", praised in Angolan newspaper
29 January 2019
The book Um Império projectado pelo silvo da locomotiva [Eng: An empire projected by the whistle of the locomotive], by Bruno Navarro, has received strong praise in the angolan newspaper Novo Jornal, both for its scientific quality and relevance to angolan history.
- Launch of the website Field Scientists in the Portuguese Empire (FiSciPe)
13 January 2019
Cláudia Castelo's Investigador FCT project has launched a website dedicated to the presentation of its results. We highlight the searchable database, which gathers data from organisms and research personnel directly, or indiretly, involved in field work in the portuguese colonies, between the 1930s and the 1970s.