The Governing Bodies of the IHC were elected on 7 May 2021.
The IHC Board of Directors is composed of six members:
President: José Neves
Vice-Presidents: Maria de Fátima Nunes and Paulo Jorge Fernandes
Members: Ana Isabel Queiroz, Joana Dias Pereira, and Rita Luís
The General Assembly has a Board of three members:
President: Cristina Joanaz de Melo
Vice-president: Ana Cristina Martins
Member: Daniel Alves
The Supervisory Board has three members:
President: Jorge M. Pedreira
Members: Elisabete Pereira and Maria Inácia Rezola
The IHC has a multidisciplinary scientific management team of five:
The Permanent External Scientific Advisory Committee (CEPAC) carries out monitoring and advisory functions on the research activities developed in the framework of the IHC.
It is composed of Five academics:
- Diego Palacios Cerezales (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
- Ewa Domanska (Adam Mickiewicz University)
- Melanie Torrent (Université de Picardie Jules Verne)
- Stefan Berger (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
- Xosé Manoel Núñez Seixas (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela).
Teresa Joaquim is the Researcher’s Ombudswoman at the IHC, as established in Article 12 of the IHC Statutes.
She is responsible for “arbitrating on any conflict that has not been resolved in the established framework by the Board of Directors, General Meeting, Supervisory Board or Scientific Council of the IHC”, issuing non-binding assessments.
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.