Margarida Calafate Ribeiro
Margarida Calafate Ribeiro is senior researcher at the Centro de Estudos Sociais, University of Coimbra, and a member of the Humanities, Migration and Peace Studies Research Group (NHUMEP). She is a lecturer in the PhD taught course Cultural Heritages of Portuguese Influence (which she coordinates with Walter Rossa). She holds the Eduardo Lourenço Chair, from Instituto Camões and the University of Bologna, (with Roberto Vecchi). In 2015 won a "Consolidator Grant" from the "European Research Council (ERC)" with the research project "MEMOIRS - Os Filhos dos Impérios e Pós-Memórias Europeias". She holds a PhD in Portuguese Studies from King's College, University of London, an MA from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa and a BA from the University of Aveiro, Portugal. She is the author of África no feminino: as mulheres portuguesas e a Guerra Colonial; and Uma história de regressos: império, Guerra Colonial e pós-colonialismo. In 2015, she co-edited the books Papéis da Prisão: Apontamentos, diário, correspondência (1962-1971), by José Luandino Vieira (with Mónica V. Silva and Roberto Vecchi); Patrimónios de Influência Portuguesa: Modos de olhar (with Walter Rossa); and Do Colonialismo como Nosso Impensado, by Eduardo Lourenço (with Roberto Vecchi).