Ana Cabrera

PhD

Biography

She has a PhD in Institutional and Political Contemporary History, a Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and an undergraduate degree in History.

She is a researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. She coordinated research projects funded by the FCT. Her research fields are political communication and gender studies, history of media and journalism, censorship and freedom of speech. She is the author of several books, such as Marcelo Caetano: Imprensa e Poder (2006).

Research fields

Political communication is what brings my research together into these three fields:

  • History of the media and journalism
  • Gender, politics, and media visibility
  • Censorship and freedom of speech

Selected publications

  • Cabrera, Ana, “A imprensa portuguesa no Estado Novo,” in Uma História da Imprensa Lusófona – Volume II, organised by Jorge Pedro Sousa, Helena Lima, António Hohlfeldt, and Marialva Barbosa, 311-384. Porto: Media XXI, 2017. [link]
  • Cabrera, Ana, Carla Baptista, Carla Martins, Maria José Mata & Teresa Mendes Flores. Política no Feminino. Lisbon: Aletheia Editores, 2016. [link]
  • Cabrera, Ana, “A crise das democracias e a liberdade de expressão,” in Comunicação e Liberdade de Expressão: Atualidades, organised by Cristina Costa, 129-138. São Paulo: Escola de Comunicações e Artes da USP, 2016. [PDF]
  • Cabrera, Ana. Marcello Caetano: Imprensa e Poder. Lisbon: Livros Horizonte, 2006.

Main projects

  • Individual postdoctoral project “Vozes de mulheres nos velhos clubes masculinos? A voz das mulheres portuguesas em instituições europeias” — Funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. (SFRH/BPD/101144/2014)

CONTACTS

Institute of Contemporary History
NOVA FCSH
Av. Berna, 26 C 1069-061 LISBOA
 Tel.: +351 21 7908300 ext. 1545
Email: ihc@fcsh.unl.pt

WORKING HOURS

Monday to Friday
10.00h - 13.00h / 14.00h - 18.00h

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