Department of History and Philosophy of Sciences, FCUL
- Global history and the early modern world;
- Iberian overseas empires in their global context, 16th-17th centuries;
- Portuguese empire and early modern Asia;
- Forms of knowledge and political practices between Europe and Asia, 16th-17th centuries.
- 2019-2025: “The Hidden Layer: In-Between Lives and Archives of the Early Modern Portuguese Empire”, funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT).
- 2017-2019: “Global History and Micro History”; funded by Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Network Grant, UK; co-investigator, with Maxine Berg, Warwick (principal investigator) and John-Paul Ghobrial, Oxford (co-investigator).
- 2012-2013: “South Asian Cosmopolitanism”; funded by École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, and European University Institute, Florença. Co-researcher, with Ines Zupanov and Corinne Lefèvre.
- 2019-2023: Working Group “Paper in motion”, research project “People in Motion: Entangled Histories of Displacement across the Mediterranean, 1492-1923” (PIMo), COST Action 18140
- Jorge Flores, Unwanted Neighbours: The Mughals, the Portuguese, and Their Frontier Zones (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2018). Shortlisted for the 2019 book prize (Humanities) awarded by the International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS).
- Jorge Flores, The Mughal Padshah: A Jesuit Treatise on Emperor Jahangir’s Court and Household (Leiden & Boston: Brill, 2016).
- Jorge Flores, Nas margens do Hindustão. O Estado da Índia e a expansão mogol, ca. 1570-1640 (Coimbra: Coimbra University Press, 2015). Awarded with the Academia Portuguesa da História and Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian prize for the best book published in 2015 on the history of the portuguese presence in the world.
- Ines Zupanov, Corinne Lefèvre, and Jorge Flores (eds.) Cosmopolitismes en Asie du Sud. Sources, itinéraires, langues (XVIe-XVIIIe siècles) (Paris: EHESS, 2015).
- Jorge Flores, “Colonial Societies in Asia,” in Fernando Bouza, Pedro Cardim and Antonio Feros (eds), The Iberian World, 1450-1820 (London: Routledge, 2019), ch. 19, pp. 393-415.
- Jorge Flores and Giuseppe Marcocci, “Killing Images: Iconoclasm and the Art of Political Insult in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Portuguese India,” Itinerario 42:3 (Dec. 2018), pp. 461-489.
- Jorge Flores, “The Iberian Empires, 1400-1800,” in Jerry H. Bentley, Sanjay Subrahmanyam and Merry Wiesner-Hanks (eds.), The Construction of a Global World, 1400-1800 CE, Part I: Foundations, vol. 6 of The Cambridge World History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015), ch. 11, pp. 271-296.
- Jorge Flores, “Between Madrid and Ophir: Erédia, a Deceiful Discoverer?,” in Miriam Eliav-Feldon and Tamar Herzig (eds.), Dissimulation and Deceit in Early Modern Europe (London: Palgrave, 2015), ch. 12, pp. 184-210.
- Jorge Flores, “Floating Franks: The Portuguese and their Empire as seen from Early Modern Asia,” in Robert Aldrich and Kirsten McKenzie (eds.), The Routledge History of Western Empires (London: Routledge, 2014), pp. 33-45.
Participation in scientific societies and other institutions
- Académico correspondente, Academia Portuguesa da História
- Académico efetivo, Academia de Marinha
- Associate researcher, Companhia das Índias — Universidade Federal Fluminense
- Member, Forum for European Expansion and Global Interaction (FEEGI)
- Member of the editorial board, Institutum Historicum Societatis Iesu (IHSI), Roma
- Member of the advisory board, "Colonial and Global History through Dutch Sources" series, Leiden University Press
- Member of the scientific committee of the following journals; Viaggiatori; Cromohs; e-Journal of Portuguese History