Fátima da Cruz Rodrigues


Biography

She is a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra on the project "MEMOIRS - Childs of Empire". She holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Coimbra with the thesis "Antigos Combatentes Africanos das Forças Armadas Portuguesas: a Guerra Colonial como Território de (Re)conciliação", with the support of a grant from the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, winner of the 2014 Fernão Mendes Pinto Award. She is vice chair of Action COST Global Atrocity Justice Constellations (CA18228). Her current recent research interests are various issues related to colonial wars / liberation wars, memory and post-memory, colonization / decolonization/ post-colonialism and crimes committed in war contexts.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

da Cruz Rodrigues, Fátima (2019), "Vidas deslocadas pelo colonialismo e pela guerra", Estudos Ibero-Americanos, 45, 2, 49-63

Article in Scientific journal

da Cruz Rodrigues, Fátima (2017), "Combattants Africains de l'Armée Portugaise pendant les Guerres Coloniales (1961-1974) : représentations et discours coloniaux,", Portuguese Studies Review., 25 (2), 275-289

Book

da Cruz Rodrigues, Fátima (2017), Antigos Combatentes Africanos das Forças Armadas Portuguesas. A Guerra Colonial como Território de (re)conciliação. Lisboa: Instituto Camões