André Caiado


André Caiado is Junior Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies and PhD Student in the doctoral programme Heritage of Portuguese Influence, University of Coimbra. Currently, he works as Research Manager in the project "CROME - Crossed Memories, Politics of Silence: The Colonial-Liberation Wars in Postcolonial Times", coordinated by Miguel Cardina and funded by the European Research Council. From July 2010 to January 2017 he worked as Project Manager at the Project Management Office of the Centre for Social Studies. He has a Master's degree in International Economics and Management from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto. He is graduated in Political Science and International Relations from the New University of Lisbon. He also attended the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. His master's thesis analyzed the role of economic diplomacy and the usefulness of official visits for businessmen. The investigation analysed the businessmen's perception about official visits's goals, in promoting their firms and business in the markets they had visited. Current research interests focus on the Portuguese colonial war memory studies, memory's monumentalization and memorialization, military pilgrimages and battlefield tourism.

Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Caiado, André (2018), Reconfiguração do «Dia da Raça» e das Forças Armadas portuguesas (1963), in Miguel Cardina e Bruno Sena Martins (org.), As voltas do passado: a guerra colonial e as lutas de libertação. Lisboa: Tinta da China, 121-127

Article in Scientific journal

Teixeira, Aurora A.C.; Caiado, André; Africano, Ana Paula (2015), "The Usefulness of State Trade Missions for the Internationalization of Firms: An Econometric Analysis", The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, 10, 139-171

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