M. Luísa Sousa
CIUHCT – Interuniversity Center for the History of Science and Technology
Department of Applied Social Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, NOVA University of Lisbon
Post-doctoral researcher and invited assistant professor
CIUHCT, DCSA, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da UNL, Campus de Caparica, Edif. VII, Piso 2
(+351) 21 294 85 03
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M. Luísa Sousa is a post-doc researcher and an invited assistant professor at the Interuniversity Centre for the History of Science and Technology (CIUHCT), at the Department of Applied Social Sciences of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of NOVA University of Lisboa.
She has been nominated SHOT International Scholar (2004-2005). In the 2008 T2M conference, her co-authored paper (with Álvaro Ferreira da Silva) was awarded the Dr. Cornelius Lely Prize on mobility history and policy, which was annually awarded to best paper presented connecting history with current problems of policy and planning. She was also awarded in 2017 with a special mention of the 2017 DHST Prize for Young Scholars (IUHPST/DHST) and the prize “Publicações Internacionais de Jovens Investigadores” of the Portuguese Association APHES.
(with Cláudia Ninhos) “The nationalization of the Portuguese landscape: Landscape architecture, road engineering and the making of the Estado Novo dictatorship”, In Closing the Door on Globalization: Internationalism, Nationalism, Culture and Science in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Cláudia Ninhos e Fernando Clara (eds.), 107-143. Abingdon, New York: Routledge, 2017;
Sousa, M. Luísa, “Roads for the 1940 Portuguese Nationality Commemorations: Modernising by excess in a context of scarcity”, The Journal of Transport History, 37, no. 2 (2016): 175-193;
A Mobilidade Automóvel em Portugal [Automobilitity in Portugal], 1920-1950 (Lisboa: Chiado Editora, 2016) (with a Preface by Frank Schipper);
“Colonial Centres and Peripheries: Low-cost Roads and Portuguese Engineers in the 1950s.” In Peripheral Flows: A Historical Perspective on Mobilities between Cores and Fringes, edited by Simone Fari and Massimo Moraglio, 169-188. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.
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