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Prof. Isabel Pires de Lima

Prof. Isabel Pires de Lima

Prof. Isabel Pires de Lima

Programme examined:

Portuguese Language (Bachelor’s degree)

Professional Activities and Academic Positions:

  • Emeritus Professor of University of Porto, Portugal (since 2015);
  • Researcher of the Institute of Comparative Literature ML (FCT R&D Unit);
  • Invited Professor at several universities in Europe, Africa, America and Asia.

Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Portuguese Literature (As Máscaras do Desengano - para uma leitura sociológica de ‘Os Maias’ de Eça de Queirós -1987) and works in Comparative Literature and Interart Studies, a specialist in Contemporary and Modern Portuguese Literature and Queirosian Studies. Published titles include the latest area ‘Os Maias’ cem anos depois (1989), Retratos de Eça de Queirós (2000), editing and preface for A emigração como força civilizadora (2000), O Crime do Padre Amaro illustrated by Paula Rego (2001), Visualidades – A Paleta de Eça de Queirós (2008), 8 entries from the Dictionary of Eça de Queiroz, co-ordinated by Campos Matos (1988, 1994, 2000, 2015).

Research Activities:

  • Member of the teams that organized and edited: Iº Encontro Internacional de Queiro¬sianos (Eça e “Os Maias”, 1990);
  • Coordinator of the Portuguese team for the project Lettres Européennes - Histoire de la Littérature Européenne (France, 1992);
  • Colloquium on Antero de Quental e o Destino de uma Geração (1993);
  • Meeting of “Neorrealismo/Neorrealismos” (1996) ;
  • International Colloquium of Eça de Queiroz - 150 years of birth (1997);
  • Meeting of “Seara Nova - Razão/Democracia/Europa” (1998);
  • 13 rounds of Colloquium on Vozes e Olhares no Feminino (Porto 2001 – European Capital of Culture);
  • Colloquium on Viagem do Século XX em José Gomes Ferreira (2002);
  • Colloquium on “Queirosian Studies - Current Challenges”, (2009);
  • Colloquium on “As Línguas Neolatinas e a Internacionalização da Língua Portuguesa” (Brasil, 2011);
  • II International Symposium “Margins & Peripheries: Perspectives of Inclusion” (2013);
  • Colloquium on Vergílio Ferreira – Escrever e Pensar ou O Apelo Invencível da Arte (2016);
  • Scientific Commissioner of the Camões Institute for the “Meeting of Ibero-American Literatures” (VIII Ibero-American Summit, 1998);
  • 12 rounds of symposiums on “Eça de Queirós between millennia” (2000-1) in 7 countries, for centennial celebration of Eça de Queirós overseas.

Other Activites:

  • Member of the Assembly of Portuguese Republic (1999-2005/2008-2009);
  • Minister of Culture of Portugal of the XVII Constitutional Government (2005-2008);
  • Vice-President of the Serralves Foundation for the trienniu 2016-2018;
  • Grand Officer of the Order of Prince Henry (2010).
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