Isabel Corrêa da Silva
Isabel Corrêa da Silva is a researcher fellow at ICS, University of Lisbon.
She has a PhD in History - specialization on Dynamics of the Contemporary World (University of Lisbon - 2012) and “Maître de Conférences” in “Histoire et civilisations: histoire des mondes modernes et contemporaines” (2018). Her PhD was financed by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) with a four year’s grant. Her thesis received two important awards on Portuguese Contemporary History (Mário Soares Award and Victor de Sá Award - University of Minho), and was chosen for publication by the Commission of the Year of Portugal in Brazil and Brazil in Portugal – 2013 (Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs).
Her research focuses broadly on nineteen-century political culture both in Portugal and Brazil. She is interested in the many features of Luso-Brazilian political, cultural, and social relations after Brazilian independence until the XX century, such as: migrations, circulation of ideas, intellectual and political networks. She is also particularly interest in subjects related to the political regimes, ideological landscapes and institutional frameworks of Portuguese and Brazilian republicanism, liberalism and constitutional monarchies. Currently her research converges in to two main axis: 1) representation of royal power, court ceremonial and rituals, images, self-portraits and public representations of Portuguese constitutional kings, and 2) intellectual and political panorama of the Luso-Brazilian elites on the period of the independence of Brazil.
She is the coordinator of the ICS History PhD Program (PIUDhist https://www.ics.ulisboa.pt/en/post-graduation/phd/history) and a member of the Scientific Committee of the Master on Brazilian Studies (https://estudosbrasileiros.wordpress.com), in which she also co-coordinates the seminar “Topics on the History of Brazil II.” Currently she participates in two competitive financed projects, she is the “Portuguese specialist” of the Directory Board of ASPHS (Association of Spanish, Portuguese Historical Studies), and she is de co-editor of the Atlantica - Lisbon Historical Studies collection (Lisbon University), and since 2015, she is the Portuguese coordinator of the international network Conexões Lusófonas (http://raededepesquisa.wixsite.com). Between 2016-2019, she also co-coordinated the Post-Graduate History Seminars at ICS. She has participated in several international research projects and has collaborated with many international academic institutions such as Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro, University of São Paulo, Fundação Casa Ruy Barbosa, Fundação Getúlio Vargas Foundation among others. In the 2016 Fall she was a visiting fellow at the European University Institute, at the History and Civilization Department.
She is the author of O Espelho Fraterno: o Brasil e o republicanismo português na transição para o século XX (Divina Comédia 2013); co-editor (with Rui Ramos and José Murilo de Carvalho) and author of A Monarquia Constitucional dos Braganças em Portugal e no Brasil (1822-1910) (D. Quixote, 2018); and co-editor and author of Ciências sociais cruzadas entre Portugal e o Brasil. Trajectos e investigações no ICS (Imprensa de Ciências Sociais, 2015).
She is currently co-coordinating (with Rui Ramos, Nuno Monteiro, José Luís Cardoso) the “Critical Dictionary of The Portuguese Liberal Revolution, 1820-1834” (D. Quixote, forthcoming 2021).
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|Rey santo, rey profano: secularización del Estado y desacralización de la Corona en los reinados de Pedro V y Luís I de Portugal (1853-1889)||Congresso Corte, Monarquia y Nación Liberal. En torno al Rey y la modernización política de Espana (1833-1885)||21/11/2018|
|"Monarquia secular e o "corpo mistico" do Rei constitucional em Portugal!||Corte, Monarquia y Nación Liberal. En torno al Rey y la modernización política de Espana (1833-1885)||21/11/2018|
|Insignias y ceremoniales de realeza en la monarquía constitucional portuguesa||XIV Congreso de la Asociación de Historia Contemporánea: del siglo XIX al XXI. Tendencias y debates||20/09/2018|
|The virtuous king and the maiden queen: the memory of Pedro V and Stephanie of Portugal between history and legend||7th Meeting of the Royal Studies Network – “Kings and Queens 7: Ruling Sexualities: sexuality, gender and the crown”||09/07/2018|