Prof. Amélia Polónia



    Prof. Amélia Polónia

    University of Porto


    Institutional affiliations    Associate Professor of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto (FLUP); Professor of “Portuguese Overseas Expansion” and “History of European Colonisation” at the FLUP; Investigator of CITCEM (Centro de Investigação Transdisciplinar Cultura, Espaço, Memória (Transdisciplinary Research Centre: Culture/ Space/ Memory); Vice-President of the IMEHA (International Maritime Economic History Association).

    Editorial activities  

    Former member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Maritime History; Member of the editorial board of the Revista da Faculdade de Letras – História. (Review of Faculty of Arts – History).

    Coordination of research projects

    PI (principal investigator) of DynCoopNet (Dynamic Complexity of Cooperation-Based Self-Organizing Commercial Networks in the First Global Age). CRP of EUROCORES (European Collaborative Research Programme) – ESF (European Science Foundation); PI of HISPORTOS – Contribution to the study of the Northwest Portuguese Seaports in the Early Modern Age (POCTI/HAR/36417/2000), ended in December 2005; PI of REDINPORT (Reconstitution of Northwest Seaports Dynamics in the Early Modern Age)