Inês Nascimento Rodrigues


Inês Nascimento Rodrigues is a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra in the research line "Europe and the Global South: heritages and dialogues". She is part of the coordination team of the Trauma Observatory at CES. Between 2020 and 2022, she co-coordinated the research group NHUMEP - Humanities, Migrations and Peace Studies. Presently, she develops her investigation within "CROME - Crossed Memories, Politics of Silence: The Colonial-Liberation Wars in Postcolonial Times", coordinated by Miguel Cardina and funded by the European Research Council. She holds a PhD in Postcolonialisms and Global Citizenship from CES/FEUC, in which she produced a study of the «Batepá Massacre» in São Tomé and Príncipe, winner of the 11th edition of the CES Award for Young Portuguese-speaking Social Scientists. Her current research interests include memory and cultural studies, postcolonial theories and the debates about the representation and commemoration of the Colonial-Liberation wars. She is book review editor and member of the editorial board of Práticas da História. Journal on Theory, Historiography and Uses of the Past and is part of the editorial board of e-cadernos CES.

Latest Publications


Cardina, Miguel; Rodrigues, Inês Nascimento (2022), Remembering the Liberation Struggles in Cape Verde: A Mnemohistory. London / New York: Routledge.

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Article in Scientific journal

Cardina, Miguel; Rodrigues, Inês Nascimento (2021), "The mnemonic transition: The rise of an anti-anticolonial memoryscape in Cape Verde", Memory Studies, 14, 2, 380-394

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Book Chapter

Rodrigues, Inês Nascimento (2019), Heranças de um massacre colonial: cinco notas sobre pós-memória em São Tomé e Príncipe, in Margarida Calafate Ribeiro e Phillip Rothwell (org.), Heranças Pós-Coloniais nas literaturas em língua portuguesa. Porto: Afrontamento, 167-179.

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