Comparative Political History – Regimes, Transitions, Colonialism, and Memory
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).
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
- 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.
- 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)
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José Pedro Castanheira wins the Maria Ondina Braga Grand Prize for Travel Literature
May 26, 2023
The book Volta aos Açores em Quinze Dias received a prize from the Portuguese Writers Association.
Sakiru Adebayo wins Amílcar Cabral Prize
May 26, 2023
The Amílcar Cabral Prize 2022 was awarded to the scholar of African literature Sakiru Adebayo.
The IHC at Festival Imaterial
May 22, 2023
The opening weekend of the Festival Imaterial included two events in collaboration with the IHC and the IN2PAST Associated Lab.