She graduated in History at NOVA FCSH and completed a master’s in Contemporary History at the same institution, with the dissertation “Outra terra dentro da nossa terra: a formação de um sujeito político em Amílcar Cabral” [Another land within our land: the formation of a political subject in Amílcar Cabral]. Currently she has a PhD scholarship in History, focusing her research on the transnational transits that enabled the formation of the idea of «Third World», starting with the events that led to the fall of the Portuguese colonial empire.
History of political ideas
History of anti-colonialism
Studies about nationalism
Lucas, Rita Narra. “”Outra terra dentro da nossa terra”: a formação de um sujeito político em Amílcar Cabral.” Master’s in History Dissertation presented to the NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities, 2020. [PDF].
“A Criação do «Terceiro Mundo»: Um Estudo a partir do Fim do Império Colonial Português” — PhD thesis to be presented to the NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities, supervised by José Neves (IHC — NOVA FCSH). Individual PhD project funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (2020.09611.BD). 2020-
Fellow of the projcet “Amílcar Cabral, from Political History to Politics of Memory” — Coordinated by Rui Lopes (IHC — NOVA FCSH) and funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (PTDC/EPH-HIS/6964/2014). 2017-2019 [link]