Visiting Researchers


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Lola Visglerio Gómez

  • Country of origin: Spain
  • University: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid 
  • Position: Predoctoral fellow 
  • Research group at IHA: ArtTHC (within the project PIM – Iberian Modernisms)
  • IHA supervisor: Joana Cunha Leal
  • Research project within IHA: Parallels and connections between identity constructions through visual culture in Portugal and Spain
  • Thematic area(s): Art History, Contemporary Art, Visual Culture, Art and Politics, Identities, Southern Modernisms
  • Dates of stay: 18 January – 16 April 2021


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Álvaro Notario Sánchez

  • Country of origin: Spain
  • University: Universidade de Castilla-La Mancha
  • Position: PhD Candidate
  • Research group at IHA: MuSt
  • IHA supervisor: Joana Baião
  • Research project within IHA: España y Portugal: cultura y museos tras la monarquía
  • Thematic area(s): Museology, History of Art, Studies and Management of Culture
  • Dates of stay: 01 September – 01 December 2020


Valéria Alves

Valeria Aparecida Alves

  • Country of origin: Brazil
  • University: Universidade Estadual do Ceará (UECE)
  • Position: Postdoctoral Researcher; Professor
  • Research group at IHA: CASt
  • IHA supervisor: Margarida Brito Alves
  • Research project within IHA: Uma aventura na arte, fora dos parâmetros do normal e sem aspas também”: experiências estéticas em Brasil e Portugal nas décadas de 1960-1970
  • Thematic area(s): Contemporary Art Studies, Aesthetic Experiences, Visual Arts, 
  • Dates of stay: 01 September 2019 – 31 August 2020

Iván Rega Castro

  • Country of origin: Spain
  • University: Universidad de Léon
  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Research group at IHA: Pre-Modern
  • IHA supervisor: Alexandra Curvelo
  • Research project within IHA: Rainhas de cultura. Transferências culturais em feminino entre as cortes espanhola e portuguesa no século XVIII (within a research grant from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation)
  • Thematic area(s): Modern Art – Iberian Peninsula (17th-18th centuries), Cultural Heritage
  • Dates of stay: 15 January – 15 July 2019


  • Teresa Soley
Integrates the project entitled “Tomb Sculpture in Portugal, c.1460-1570”, from October 2018 to May 2019.
From Universitat de Girona, integrates as researcher the project “Modernismos Ibéricos e o Imaginário Primitivista” (AAC nº 02/SAICT/2017 – 029837)
From Universitat de Girona, integrates as researcher the project “Modernismos Ibéricos e o Imaginário Primitivista” (AAC no 02/SAICT/2017 – 029837)
  • Samuel Luterbacher
Samuel Luterbacher is a current PhD candidate at Yale University in the department of Art History. His dissertation focuses on the collection and use of Japanese export lacquer in the Spanish and Portuguese empires and the larger impact of East Asian lacquer on Western artistic practice and theory. He is a current Andrew W. Mellon  Predoctoral Dissertation Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) in Washington D.C. for 2018-2020.


  • Pedro Pombo
Visiting Assistant Professor at IIT Gandhinagar, integrastes as associated researcher the  international project “Manor Houses in Portugal, Brazil & Goa: Anatomy of the Interiors”, from 2017 to 2019.
  • Maria José Marcondes
From Instituto das Artes – Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil, integrates as researcher the project “Modernism in Latin America: between the two sides of the Atlantic: Brazil, Argentina and Mexico”.
  • Igor Moraes Simões
Title of PhD project: “História da Arte como montagem: a exposição como dispositivo” [Supervisor: Professor Blanca Brites, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul; Advisor: Professor Nuno Crespo, NOVA FCSH]


  • Francisco Dalcol
From Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, integrated the PhD research internship entitled “Territórios em descoberta – a viagem como estratégia investigativa nas práticas artísticas contemporâneas (anos 2000)”, from March 2017 to June 2017.
  • Nelson Porto Ribeiro
From Architecture and Urbanism Department, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brazil, integrated the project entitled “Arquitectura e simbolismo na cultura luso-brasileira do século XVIII ao XIX”, from March 2017 to February 2018.
  • Guilherme Paoliello
Integrated the post doctoral research internship entitled “Labirintos do Sul: espaço e som na arte contemporânea portuguesa e brasileira”.