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  • 81 Citations
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20092020

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Research interests

Cristina Brito has PhD in History – History of the Portuguese Discoveries and Expansion, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of NOVA University of Lisbon (2005/2010), a Masters in Ethology from the Institute of Applied Psychology (1998/2000) and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology Applied to Animal Resources – Marine Resources, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (1993/1998). Since February 2019, she is and Assistant Professor at the History Department at NOVA FCSH, Lisbon. Prior to that position, she has been awarded a Research Contract by FCT (IF/00610/2015) at CHAM — NOVA FCSH to investigate ‘Cow-fish, ngulu-maza or iguaragua? Local and Global Knowledge Production, Changing Perceptions and Practices on Marine Animals in the Atlantic, 1419–1758’ (2016-2019). Cristina Brito has an interdisciplinary, comparative and cross-cultural approach to her research. Her scientific interests include early modern marine environmental history, local and global perceptions about and uses of the seas, Atlantic and oceanic histories. She is currently a member of the Board of OPI – Oceans Past Initiative (2014-2019), a Sub-Director of CHAM - Centre for the Humanities where she also coordinates a thematic line of research (Environmental History and the Sea), the UNESCO Chair on Oceans' Cultural Heritage and the H2020 RISE project CONCHA (2018-2021).

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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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Peoples, Nature and Environments: Learning to live together

Roque, A. C., Brito, C. & Veracini, C., 2020, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 324 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • A baleia sob a lupa

    Brito, C., 2019, In : Oceanica – Newsletter da Cátedra UNESCO “O Património Cultural dos Oceanos”. 11, p. 4 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    An International Online Social Survey of Public Attitudes Towards Cetaceans

    Giovos, I., Moutopoulos, D., Nakagun, S., Vieira, N., Akritopoulou, E. & Brito, C., 15 May 2019, In : Aquatic Mammals. 45, 3, p. 327-339 12 p., 45(3).

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Fantasy, Cryptozoology and/or Reality: Interconnected stories of mythological creatures and marine mammals

    Brito, C., Oct 2019, Intelligence, Creativity and Fantasy: Proceedings of the 5th International Multidisciplinary Congress (PHI 2019), October 7-9, 2019, Paris, France. Kong, M. S. M., Monteiro, M. D. R. & Pereira, M. J. (eds.). London: Taylor & Francis Group, p. 335-341 6 p. (PHI).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Activities

    • 25 Oral presentation
    • 12 Invited talk
    • 10 Participation in conference
    • 5 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

    Oceans Past VIII

    Cristina Brito (Invited speaker)

    May 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Press / Media

    Sado: O rio barulhento dos golfinhos-roazes

    Cristina Brito

    1/01/14

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    O sonho azul do golfinho

    Cristina Brito

    1/01/14

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Canhões carregados... De lixo!

    Cristina Brito

    1/01/14

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Especialistas em cetáceos querem dá-los a conhecer ao público

    Cristina Brito

    1/01/13

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    O que é isto? Lixo? É o projeto "Despojos do Mar"

    Cristina Brito

    1/01/13

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research