Amélia Polónia#


Amélia Polónia
Membership Number:4018
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:PORTUGAL
Section:HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY
Elected:2015
Homepage: https://up-pt.academia.edu/AméliaPolónia



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2020 Full professor, Faculty of Arts, University of Porto, Portugal
  • 2009 Associate Professor with habilitación, Faculty of Arts, University of Porto, Portugal
  • 2006 Associate Professor with tenure, Faculty of Arts, University of Porto, Portugal
  • 2000 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts, University of Porto, Portugal
  • 1985 Lecturer, Faculty of Arts, University of Porto, Portugal

Fields of Scholarship
  • Colonial studies 1500-1800
  • Cross-cultural studies
  • Entrepreneurial Economics
  • Portuguese Overseas Expansion
  • Environmental History in the First Global Age, 1400-1800
  • Maritime Studies
  • Women Studies
  • Self-organised networks
  • Slave Trade

Honours and Awards
  • 2020 Honoris Causa Doctorate from the Université de Bretagne Sud in Vannes, France
  • Since 2015 Panel member of the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education, Portugal
  • Since 2015 External member of the Scientific Board of the "Groupement d'Interêt Scientifique en Histoire Maritime et Sciences de la Mer" (CNRS, France)
  • 2013 - 2018 Advisory board member, ERC Starting Grant Fighting Monopolies, Defying Empires 1500-1750: a Comparative Overview of Free Agents and Informal Empires in Western Europe and the Ottoman Empire, coord. Cátia Antunes
  • Since 2012 Scientific coordinator of the research network "The Gouvernance of Atlantic Seaports, 14th- 20th centuries", including researchers from Europe, Africa and latin America (http://www.uned.es/gobernanza-puertos-atlanticos/indexEn.html)
  • Since 2012 Member of the Portuguese Academy of History
  • Since 2009 Member of the Portuguese Naval Academy (Academia da Marinha)
  • Since 2008 Vice-President of the IMEHA (International Maritime Economic History Association)

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