Gisele Cristina da Conceição

Gisele Cristina da Conceição

Investigador Integrado
Grupo de Investigação
Nota Biográfica

PhD in History from the University of Porto, Portugal. Researcher at the Transdisciplinary Research Centre Culture, Space and Memory – CITCEM, and Global Flows Research Line coordinator. Between 2018 and 2020, she was a researcher in the Postdoctoral Programme of the History Department of the Faculty of Philosophy, Arts and Humanities of the University of São Paulo – USP/FFLCH. In 2021 she was a Lecturer of History of Culture in the Modern Period at the Department of History, Political and International Studies of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto. She has been working in the History of Science, focusing on the processes of construction and circulation of knowledge in the colonial spaces of the Portuguese Atlantic Empire throughout the modern period, emphasising the dynamics of knowledge production and the importance of local agents in its historical construction. Her new research project is “Informal Enlightenment: Early Modern self-organised networks of knowledge”.