Antonieta Reis Leite


Biography

Antonieta Reis Leite (Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal, 1975) She is an architect, urban historian and a permanent research fellow at the Center for Social Studies (CES) of the University of Coimbra, Portugal, where she is co-coordinator of the research group CCARQ Cities, Cultures and Archietcture. She holds a professional degree in architecture by the University of Coimbra, Portugal (2000) and a Diploma of Advanced Studies in History of Art and Architecture by the University Pablo de Olavide, Spain (2005), where she completed the Doctoral Programme in History of Art and Architecture in Iberoamerica (2002-2004). She holds a PhD in Architecture by the University of Coimbra. Her thesis "Açores Cidade e Território. Quatro vilas estruturante" was approved in 2012 "suma cum laude" and published as a book in 2015. She is an associated researcher at the Center for Global History (CHAM) of the University NOVA of Lisbon and the University of the Azores, at the research group The Arts and the Portuguese Expansion. She is an Invited Professor at the Department of Architecture (Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra).


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Leite, Antonieta Reis (2020), Ideias e formas de capitalidade nas "ilhas do mar Oceano ocidental" (1420-1580), in Maria Fernanda Bicalho e José Pessoa (org.), Capitalidade, Urbanismo, Sociabilidade e Patrimônio. Rio de Janeiro: Contra Capa, (to appear)

Article in Scientific journal

Leite, Antonieta; Leitão, João (2020), "The new town of Angra (Terceira, the Azores): confirming a contested urban planning history using reverse historical analysis and flood modelling tools", Urban History, 1-17

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Book Chapter

Leite, Antonieta Reis (2019), Defender almas e corpos nos Açores (1534 - c.1600). Arquitectura, urbanismo e fortificação, in Edite Alberto, Ana Paula Avelar, Margarida Sá Nogueira Lalanda, Paulo Catarino Lopes (org.), Martinho Lutero e Portugal: Diálogos, tensões e impactos. Lisboa: CHAM e Húmus, 321-334

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