Duncan Alastair Simpson
Duncan Simpson gained his BA in European Studies from the London School of Economics, and his MA and PhD (2011) in Portuguese Studies from King’s College London. His doctoral research, funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, focused on the relations between the Catholic Church and the Salazar regime between 1928 and 1968. He has taught various courses in contemporary history at the Nova School of Business and Economics (Portugal) and at the Université de Bretagne Occidentale (France). As a Marie Curie Fellow, he is currently working on a history of the PIDE ‘from below’, combining the methodologies of opinion surveying, oral history and archival research.
Keywords: Salazar Regime, PIDE, Accusatory Practices, History ‘From Below’, Oral History.