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Alice Caldeira Cabral Santiago Faria

  • 1069 Lisboa


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Graduated in Architecture at Coimbra University, she holds a PhD. in Art History at the Université de Paris I. Currently, a researcher at the CHAM, FCSH, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. The “Art and the Portuguese Overseas Expansion” research group coordinator, since 2016.

Working a research individual project titled "Circa 1892: Public Works Departments and the everyday building of the Portuguese empire" - FCT support (CEEC IND 2017) and coordinating, with Renata Araujo, of the research project ‘TechNetEMPIRE - Technoscientific Networks in the construction of the built environment in the Portuguese Empire (1647-1871)’,  the financial support of FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (PTDC/ART-DAQ/31959/2017).

She is, also, a member of ‘Pensando Goa’ research project, Universidade de São Paulo, with the support of FAPESP (2014/15657-8) and a member of the executive committee International Group for Studies of Colonial Periodical Press of the Portuguese Empire (

She was a postdoctoral research fellow at CHAM and CIUCHT, with the project 'Building the Portuguese Empire in the 19th century. Public Works across the Indian Ocean and China Sea (1869-1926)' financed by FCT (SFRH/BPD/76090/2011) and visiting fellow at CSISP, Goldsmith College, University of London (2012).

Affiliated researcher at CIUCHT, Universidade de Lisboa e Universidade NOVA de Lisboa.

She interested in the study of Public Works in the Portuguese empire during the long 19th century with approaches between the history of architecture and the history of science and technology and in using digital methods of researching in the humanities. Also concerned with themes related to Portuguese architecture and heritage of Portuguese influence in general.

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Research Output at NOVA

Conexões macro territoriais na formação do ambiente construído no império português (1647-1871)

Faria, A. & Araújo, R., Nov 2019, In : ANAIS CIHU. 2, p. 2760-2770 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access

Global building types: how can the press help its understanding across geographies

Santiago Faria, A., Jul 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access

Mulheres da Realeza Ibérica mediadoras Políticas e Culturais

Translated title of the contribution: Mujeres de la realeza ibérica mediadoras políticas y culturalesPuerto, G. D., Llorente, M., Epifânio, R., Dávila, M. & Santiago Faria, A., 2019, Lisboa; Linda-a-Velha: Instituto Cervantes; MIL Movimento Internacional Lusófono; DG Edições. 217 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Goans & East-Indians: a negotiated catholic presence in Bombay's urban space

    Faria, A. S. & Mendiratta, S. L., 2018, In : Interdisciplinary Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies. 7, p. 45-69 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Prizes


    Colonial and Postcolonial Landscapes

    Alice Caldeira Cabral Santiago Faria (Chair)
    16 Jan 201918 Jan 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Congresso Internacional Multidisciplinar «Império e Turismo» (Event)

    Alice Faria (Member)
    3 Apr 20194 Apr 2019

    Activity: MembershipMembership of committee