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Carla Alferes Pinto


Former affiliations
  • 1069 Lisboa


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PhD projects

History and cultures of fashion in the Early Modern period

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index

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Personal profile

Research interests

She is a Full researcher for CHAM – Centre for the Humanities at NOVA FCSH (Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa). She is head of the Heritage and Memory research thematic line and President of the Scientific Commission in the same centre. She is a guest lecturer in the History Department (Heritage MA and e-learning History of Portuguese Empire MA) of the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. With a Masters degree in History of Early Modern Art and a doctorate in History of Art (specialization in Museology and Art Heritage), she leads the project VESTE (“Dressing the court: costume, gender and identity(ies)”) which focuses on the history and cultures of fashion during the early modern period in Portugal. Her areas of interest also encompass the commission, production and use of artistic objects by women during the early modern period; the history and study of everyday objects from a perspective of transformation of material culture and product design; the study of artistic relationships between Portugal and Portuguese India during the early modern period; and the reception, musealization and exhibition of the ‘Indo-Portuguese’ in museums (19th-20th centuries).

Education/Academic qualification

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

Sep 20094 Sep 2015

Award Date: 4 Sep 2015

External positions

Visiting Lecturer to the course "Ivories". Postgraduate studies in "Art expert", Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Apr 2010Jun 2010

Publisher, Fundacao Oriente

1 Jul 200730 Jun 2009

Editor "Oriente" Journal, Fundacao Oriente

Apr 200130 Jun 2009

Lecturer to the courses "History of Art" and "Portuguese History of Art". Design graduation (4 years) (Design), Escola Superior de Tecnologias e Artes de Lisboa

Sep 1998Feb 2003

Collections and exhibitions assistant, Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea

1 May 199530 May 1996

Collections and exhibitions assistant, Museu Nacional do Azulejo (MNAz/IPM)

1 Oct 199430 Apr 1995

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Research Output at NOVA

Mar, conhecimento empírico e a simbólico dos animais marinhos na imagem de poder da Infanta D. Beatriz em Cortes de Júpiter de Gil Vicente (1521)

Pinto, C. A. & Brito, C., 2020, A donde Neptuno reina: Water, Gods and Power during the Modern Era (16th-18th Centuries). Corral Corredoira, P. D. D. (ed.). Lisboa: CHAM & Edições Húmus , p. 141-155 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Encenações talássicas e a imagem de poder das dinastias de Avis e Sabóia nos portos de Lisboa e Villefranche-sur-Mer por ocasião do casamento da Infanta D. Beatriz (1521)

Pinto, C. A., 2019, Chi fa questo camino è ben navigato: Culturas e dinâmicas nos portos de Itália e Portugal (sécs. XV-XVIII). Alessandrini, N., Russo, M. & Sabatini, G. (eds.). Lisboa: CHAM, p. 145-158 13 p. (Estudos e Documentos; no. 27).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
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Sextas do saber: conteúdos online sobre as culturas da moda

Pinto, C. A., 2019

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Open Access


CHAM - Centro de Humanidades (Organisational unit)

Carla Alferes Pinto (Chair)

1 Jun 2020

Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

HPIP (External organisation)

Carla Alferes Pinto (Chair)

1 Apr 20202024

Activity: MembershipMembership of board

Seminário Permanente de Estudos sobre História das Mulheres

Carla Alferes Pinto (Organiser), & Maria Teresa Neves (Invited speaker)

15 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Scientific consultancy IPC, Cape Verde

Carla Alferes Pinto (Consultant)

Jan 2019Apr 2020

Activity: Consultancy

Press / Media

Visita Guiada Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Luz, Lisboa

Carla Alferes Pinto


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research