Ana Catarina Abrantes Garcia

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Research interests

Underwater Archaeology

Eraly Modern Archaeology

Ports and Harbours Studies

Maritime History

History of science

Enviromental History

Research interests

PhD candidate In FCSH in History-Archaeology. Research Assistant and Researcher fellowship from CHAM to the he thematic line Environmental History and the Sea, in the projects“Ngulu-maza, iguaragua or cow-fish? Local and global natural knowledge productio and diffusion; practices 
and perceptions about marine animals and "History of Whaling n Portugal" 
Team member as researcher of the project CONCHA - Horizon 2020. MSCA-RISE 2017. “The construction of early modern global Cities and oceanic networks in the Atlantic: An approach via Ocean’s Cultural Heritage”, CHAM, FCSH-UNL, coordinator João Paulo Oliveira e Costa. 2018 – 2021.
Team member of UNESCO Chair as researcher and manager of “THE UNESCO CHAIR “THE OCEAN’S CULTURAL HERITAGE”, held by UNL, launched in 2016 having as main research objectives, education and dissemination of tangible and intangible cultural and natural heritage of the sea, led by Professor João Paulo Oliveira e Costa from CHAM.
Team member of the Projecto COST European Cooperation in Science & Technology – Oceans Past Platform (OPP), since March 2016, coordinator Poul Holm, from Trinity College. Dublin. 
The Governance of the Atlantic Ports 14th -21st centuries. International Research Group (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED). 
STARACO – Research group related with issues of status, differences and colors on the historical construction of “races” and hierarchies in the Atlantic. University of Nante.
BRASPOR Network (REDE BRASPOR), International research group with researcher from Brazil and Portugal related with Environmental history and Maritime landscapes. 
Um Navio Ibérico para o Atlântico: construção naval, vida a bordo e a - escala de Angra nos séculos XVI e XVII".
Scientific coordinator of the recent projects: “The location of the Germain submarine U-581. Sunk in Pico during World War II”. Campo das Cebolas, Lisbon, Urban rehabilitation Project. (2016-2017). EMEL, Lisbon City Hall Project

Education/Academic qualification

History - Specialization Archaeology , Doctorate, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH)

Sep 201128 Jun 2021

Award Date: 28 Jun 2021

Insular and Atlantic History, Master, Universidade dos Açores

1 Oct 200627 Apr 2009

Award Date: 27 Apr 2009

History - Variant Archaeology , Bachelor, University Coimbra

Oct 199117 Dec 1996

Award Date: 17 Dec 1996

External positions

Direcção Regional da Cultura dos Açores

15 May 200125 Dec 2011

Instituto Português de Arqueologia. CNANS



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