are always warmly welcome -

27 May 2008

Centro de Historia de Alem-Mar / The Centre for Overseas History (CHAM)

27 May 2008

Universidade Nova de Lisboa & Universidade dos Acores, Portugal.

Self-description: "The Centre for Overseas History promotes diverse activities integrated within the scope of the study of the History of the Discoveries and the Portuguese Expansion [...]."

Site contents:
* Activities; * Research Fields [2007-2010] (# Political and Social Frameworks of the Portuguese Empire, # The Arts and the Portuguese Colonial Experience, # Cultural Exchanges and Globalization, # Elites and the Portuguese Empire, # The Portuguese and the Islamic World, # Religion and the Portuguese Expansion, # Overseas Economies and Trade Networks);
* Researchers;
* Research Projects (# The Nobility and the State of India in the 16th century. # BBB - Bombay Before the British. The Portuguese Legacy at the Bombay Peninsula's Territory. # EVE - E-Cyclopaedia of Portuguese Expansion, 15th-18th centuries. # Sources for the History of the Portuguese Estado da India in the 17th-18th centuries. The "Coleccao Junta da Real Fazenda do Estado da India". # In the Name of the Honour: The Commissioners for the Holy Office and for the Military Orders in Portugal, 1570-1773. # Portuguese Jesuits in East Asia in the 16th-17th centuries. # Lower Nobility and "Nobreza da Terra" in the Formation of the Empire: the Atlantic Archipelagos. # Portugal and South Morocco: Contacts and Clashes, 15th-18th centuries. # PIAS - Study, Monitorization and cultural heritage valuation of the archaeological sites [in] Angra [...]. # Portuguese Interactions with Persia during the Iberian Union (1580-1640). The "Comentarios" by D. GarcIa de Silva y Figueroa);
* Theses (Post-Doc projects under preparation by CHAM researchers, PhD Theses under preparation by CHAM researchers, Master Theses under preparation by CHAM researchers, PhD Theses presented by CHAM researchers, Master Theses presented by CHAM researchers);
* Library (General Catalogue [of more than 4,000 works], The Aubin Collection);
* Publications (Periodical Publications, Theses, Studies and Documents, Sources for the History of the Portugueses Estado da India, Other Publications);
* Online Research Tools (Revista Penelope, Genealogies of the Viceroys and Governors of the State of India in the 16th century, Database about the holders of military and administrative posts in the "Estado da India" in the 16th century, E-Cyclopaedia of Portuguese Expansion, Other Research Tools (Azores Virtual Learning Centre, Azorian Archive - 1st Series, Virtual Library of Historical Cartography from the 16th to the 18th centuries), Nuevo Mundo-Mundos Nuevos / Novo Mundo-Mundos Novos [e-journal];
* Board; * Cooperation; * Clipping [CHAM in the Portuguese newspapers].


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