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20082019

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Alexandra Curvelo is Assistant Professor at the Department of History of Art, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas - Universidade Nova de Lisboa and holds a Ph.D. in History of Art on Nanban Art and Its Circulation between Asia and America: Japan, China and New Spain (c.1550 – c.1700).

She is Deputy-Director of the Art History Institute (IHA) and Associate Researcher of the Portuguese Center for Global History (CHAM) at NOVA FCSH.

From 2010 to 2016, she was the Editor in chief of the Bulletin of Portuguese-Japanese Studies and is currently a member of the board of Direction of the Art History Journal published by IHA.

Previously she worked at the Museu Nacional do Azulejo (Azulejo National Museum), at the Portuguese Institute for Conservation and Preservation and the National Art Museum (Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga), Lisbon.

Her experience in Museum Studies and her field of research led her to be invited to be Co-Curator of the Exhibition A striking story: Portugal-Japan 16th-20th centuries, Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, Lisbon (29 November 2018-26 March 2019) and of the exhibition Portugal, Jesuits, and Japan: Spiritual Beliefs and Earthly Goods, Boston, McMullen Museum of Art, 16 February-2 June 2013. She was the Scientific Curator of the exhibition Namban Commissions. The Portuguese in Modern Age Japan.Lisbon, Museu do Oriente, 17 December 2010 – 31 May 2011.

From March 2012 until September 2015 she was the Principal Investigator of the research project Interactions between rivals: the Christian mission and Buddhist Sects in Japan (c.1549-c.1647), financed by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT).

She has participated in many international conferences and workshops and has also co-organized international conferences and workshops.

In January 2018 was appointed Adviser of Nanban Culture by the Mayor of Amakusa Island, Japan.

Education/Academic qualification

History of Art, Doctorate, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH)

Award Date: 4 Jun 2008

Keywords

  • NX Arts in general
  • Japanese studies
  • Material and Visual culture
  • Museum Studies
  • Nanban

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Research Output at NOVA

A Companion to Early Modern Catholic Global Missions, edited by Ronnie Po-Chia Hsia

Curvelo, A., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Jesuit Studies. 6, 1, p. 166-169 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

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Materiais japoneses no Museu de História Natural e da Ciência da Universidade do Porto (MHNC-UP)

Translated title of the contribution: Japenese materials in the Natural History and Science Museum of the University of Porto (MHNC-UP)Curvelo, A., 2019, Culturas e Geografias: Centenário da Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto (1919-2019). Porto: Museu de História Natural e da Ciência, p. 168-175 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

«Vencer no pincel a Zeuxis e a Apeles» na Ásia. A produção e consumo de pintura nas missões do Japão e da China no século XVII

Campos, A. C., 2018, Viagens, Produtos e Consumos Artísticos.: O espaço Ultramarino Português, 1450-1900. Albergaria, I. S. D. & Chaves, D. N. (eds.). Lisboa: CHAM, p. 45-64 20 p. (CHAM eBooks | Debates; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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A Bordo da Nau do Trato

Curvelo, A., 1 Nov 2018, Uma História de Assombro: Portugal-Japão séculos XVI-XX. Curvelo, A., Fernandes Pinto, A. & Tavares, M. J. (eds.). Lisboa: Direção-Geral do Património Cultural (DGPC), p. 34-39 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

A Missão Cristã no Japão

Curvelo, A., 1 Nov 2018, Uma História de Assombro: Portugal-Japão séculos XVI-XX. Curvelo, A., Fernandes Pinto, A. & Tavares, M. J. (eds.). Lisboa: Direção-Geral do Património Cultural (DGPC), p. 48-52 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Prizes

‘Praise of Special Merit’

Curvelo, Alexandra (Recipient), Apr 2019

Prize: National/international honour

  • Activities

    • 3 Participation in conference
    • 1 Editorial activity

    “Music, Theatre, and Painting in the Japanese Christian Mission (16th-17th centuries)”

    Alexandra Curvelo Campos (Invited speaker)

    27 Apr 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    “Dialogues and Misunderstandings in the Japanese Catholic Mission during the early Modern age”

    Alexandra Curvelo Campos (Invited speaker)

    23 Aug 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    “Exchanging artistic practices and textual narratives: the Jesuit Painting Seminar in Japan (late 16th – early 17th centuries)”

    Alexandra Curvelo Campos (Invited speaker)

    7 Nov 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Direcção-Geral do Património Cultural (Publisher)

    Alexandra Curvelo Campos (Editor)

    2013

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

    Press / Media