University degrees, diplomas and academic public assessments

2001 - PhD in Portuguese Studies, Department for Portuguese & Brazilian Studies, King's College, University of London, Dissertation: Empire, Colonial Wars and post-colonialism in Portuguese contemporary literature, supervisor: Professor Helder Macedo (King's College, University of London); co-supervisor: Professor Patrick Chabal (King's College, University of London).

1993 - MA in Contemporary Portuguese culture and literature, Ruy Cinatti: em trânsito, Supervisor: Professor Clara Crabbé Rocha, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, New University of Lisbon.

1988 - BA in Modern Languages and Literatures (Portuguese/ French), University of Aveiro.

Field of specialisation

Eduardo Lourenço's Thought

Literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world

Memory and post-memory of colonialism and empires

Postcolonial Europe

Postcolonial studies

Women and War

Other fields

Literature, politics and history of the Colonial Wars (1961-1974)

War literature

Politics and literatures of Portuguese-speaking African countries