Hugo Gonçalves Dores


Biography

He obtained his BA in History (2005) and MA in Contemporary History (2009) at the Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon. He was awarded his PhD in History in PIUDH (ICS - University of Lisbon), in 2014, with the thesis Uma Missão para o Império: política missionária e o "novo imperialismo" (1885-1926). Member of the Centre of Religious History Studies - Catholic University of Portugal (since 2011) and of the Consejo Academico de Estudios Afro-Hispanicos (UNED, Madrid) (since 2015). He was a visiting scholar at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium, 3011) and Brown University (United States, 2012). He participated in the international projects: Globiber - «Le renouveau impérial des États Ibériques: une globalisation originale? (1808-1930)», Casa de Velázquez (École des Hautes Études Hispaniques et Ibériques - Madrid) (2012-14) e «Internationalism and Empire: The Politics of Difference in the Portuguese Colonial Empire in Comparative Perspective (1920-1975)», ICS-UL (2012-15). He has been working on missions and empires (19th and 20th centuries), namely on imperial policies related to missions (both Catholic and Protestant) and its transnational dynamics, education, development and inter-imperial co-operation. His postdoctoral project - "Educating empires: international organizations, inter-imperial cooperation, and the educational policies in late colonialism" - studies the circulation of ideas and projects on education of African populations under colonial rule, exploring the role of the imperial administrations and inter-imperial and international organizations, such as the CCTA and UNESCO.


Latest Publications

Book

Matasci, Damiano; Jerónimo, Miguel Bandeira; Dores, Hugo Gonçalves (2020), Education and Development in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa. Policies, Paradigms, and Entanglements, 1890s-1980s. Springer International Publishing

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Book Chapter

Jerónimo, Miguel Bandeira; Dores, Hugo Gonçalves (2020), Enlightened Developments? Inter-imperial Organizations and the Issue of Colonial Education in Africa (1945-1957), in Damiano Maraschi, Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo, Hugo Gonçalves Dores (org.), Education and Development in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa. Springer International Publishing, 237-262

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Book

Dores, Hugo Gonçalves; Jerónimo, Miguel Bandeira; Monteiro, José Pedro (2019), 1890. . Portugal, Um Retrospectiva. Lisboa: Tinta da China/Público