Miguel Cardina


Miguel Cardina is a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies. He was President of CES Scientific Board (2017-2019) and co-coordinator of the Research Group on Humanities, Migration and Peace Studies (NHUMEP) (2013-2016). In 2016 won a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to coordinate the project «CROME - Crossed Memories, Politics of Silence. The Colonial-Liberation Wars in Postcolonial Times» (2017-2022). He is the author or co-author of several books, book chapters or papers on colonialism, anticolonialism and the colonial wars; political ideologies in the sixties and seventies; and the dynamics between history and memory.

Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Cardina, Miguel; Martins, Susana (2019), "Evading the war: deserters and draft evaders of the Portuguese army during the colonial war", E-Journal of Portuguese History, 17, 2

Article in Scientific journal

Cardina, Miguel; Martins, Bruno Sena (2019), "Memorias cruzadas de la guerra colonial portuguesa y las luchas de liberación africanas: del Imperio a los Estados poscoloniales", ENDOXA, 44, 113

Article in Scientific journal

Martins, Vasco; Cardina, Miguel (2019), "A memory of concrete: politics of representation and silence in the Agostinho Neto Memorial", Kronos: Southern African Histories, 45, 1