• 73 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
20092019

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Personal profile

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

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 2019).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • From sea monsters to charismatic megafauna: Changes in perception and use of large marine animals

    Mazzoldi, C., Bearzi, G., Brito, C., Carvalho, I., Desiderà, E., Endrizzi, L., Freitas, L., Giacomello, E., Giovos, I., Guidetti, P., Ressurreição, A., Tull, M. & MacDiarmid, A., 31 Dec 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 12, p. 1-35 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • Oceans and Shores: Heritage, People and Environment. An international conference and the current research in the aquatic humanities

    Brito, C., Dec 2019, Rivers and Shores: 'Fluviality' and the Occupation of Colonial Amazonia. Chambouleyron, R. & Sousa e Costa, L. (eds.). Baywolf Press, p. 1-9 9 p. (Portuguese Studies Review ).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Pessoas, manatins e o ambiente aquático na América moderna: confluência e divergência nas interações históricas entre humanos e animais

    Translated title of the contribution: People, Manatees and the Aquatic Environment in Early Modern Americas: Confluence and Divergence in the Historical Relationships Between Humans and AnimalsBrito, C., 18 Jul 2019, In : Revista Brasileira de História. 39, 81, p. 163-184 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • Prizes

    Associação Para as Ciências do Mar

    Cristina Maria Ribeiro da Silva Brito (Recipient), 2014

    Prize: Election to learned society

  • MARINE LEXICON: Bilateral construction of a cross-European thesaurus about early modern marine mammals.

    Cristina Maria Ribeiro da Silva Brito (Recipient), Joana Baço (Recipient), Nina Vieira (Recipient), Patrícia Catarina Sanches de Carvalho (Recipient), Ana Catarina Garcia (Recipient) & Anne-Karin Huffthammer (Recipient), 15 Oct 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    • 13 Oral presentation
    • 8 Participation in conference
    • 5 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 2 Invited talk

    HISTORICAL VIEWS OF THE OCEAN AND ITS ANIMALS: A Matter of Seascapes or Mindscapes?

    Cristina Brito (Speaker)
    Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Conferência Internacional Mundos Indígenas

    Cristina Brito (Organiser), Juciene Ricarte Apolinário (Organiser)
    Dec 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    THE MANY FACES OF THE LEVIATHAN

    Cristina Brito (Speaker)
    Jul 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Workshop "Science Dissemination"

    Cristina Brito (Organiser), Joana Baço (Organiser), Nina Vieira (Organiser), Patrícia Catarina Sanches de Carvalho (Organiser), Ana Catarina Abrantes Garcia (Organiser)
    24 Oct 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    CONCHA 2nd Workshop

    Cristina Brito (Organiser), Patrícia Catarina Sanches de Carvalho (Organiser), Nina Vieira (Organiser), Ana Catarina Abrantes Garcia (Organiser), Joana Baço (Organiser), Isa Pais (Organiser), Inês Carvalho (Organiser)
    21 Oct 201923 Oct 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Press / Media

    O sonho azul do golfinho

    Cristina Brito

    1/01/14

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Sado: O rio barulhento dos golfinhos-roazes

    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