Raquel Henriques da Silva


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Full name: Maria Raquel Henriques da Silva
Quoting name: Raquel Henriques da Silva
Professional Category: Associate Professor with Aggregation (NOVA FCSH)
Position(s) within IHA: Board Member – RG Coordinator [Lisbon Studies] | SC Member | RG Member [Museum Studies]
Contact: raquelhs10@gmail.com
CIÊNCIA ID: D818-059D-B676
ORCiD: 0000-0002-8217-4586




Raquel Henriques da Silva is currently an Associated Professor at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (NOVA FCSH), Executive Coordinator of the Art History Department and coordinator of the PhD in Art History. She has been supervising several post-doctoral projects and PhD thesis on the History of Contemporary Art, Museology, History of Lisbon Urbanism and History of Architecture, which correspond to her main fields of research. She is especially acknowledged for her work on the field of Museum Studies given her previous experience as Director of Museu do Chiado – National Museum of Contemporary Art and Director (1993-1997) of the Instituto Português dos Museus, the public body that supervised Portuguese museuns (1997-2002). Between 2010 and 2016 she headed the Institute of Art History (IHA/NOVA FCSH) where she now leads the Lisbon Studies Group. She has been responsible for establishing partnerships and thus obtaining funding from different institutions such as the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Millennium bcp Foundation and Turismo de Portugal, IP, which have participated in research projects devoted to the history of exhibitions or Portuguese heritage buildings. In addition, she lead as Principal Investigator two R&D projects funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), Sources for the History of Art Museums in Portugal [PTDC/EAT-MUS/101463/2008] and From sacred city to secular town. The extinction of religious orders and the dynamics of urban transformation in the nineteenth century Lisbon [PTDC/CPC-HAT/4703/2012]. She has published extensively in national, and some international exhibitions, catalogues and books.

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SC – Scientific Committee
TL – Thematic Line
RG – Research Group
PI – Principal Investigator