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Maria João Castro is a researcher integrated in the Centre for the Humanities (CHAM) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, NOVA University of Lisbon (NOVA/FCSH). She has a degree in Tourism Management with a specialisation in International Relations, a PhD and a Postdoc in Contemporary Art History. At present she is a contracted assistant researcher (CEEC IND 2022.01926) with the project “TravelconT. Crossroads of Contemporary Travel in Postcolonial Tourism" (2023-2028). Her field of specialisation centre on the Sciences of Art and Global Circulations within the History of Contemporary Culture focusing on the relation between Art and Power with regard to Travel and Tourism in the context of Postcolonial Studies.

Website: www.fcsh.unl.pt/artravel

Education/Academic qualification

Contemporary Art History, Doctorate, Dance and Power or the Power of Dance: dialogues and confrontations in XX century, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH)

Award Date: 14 Jul 2014


  • ND Painting
  • Art History
  • Visual Culture
  • D839 Post-war History, 1945 on
  • Post-Colonial Studies
  • Colonial World
  • GV Recreation Leisure
  • Tourism
  • Travel


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