Editorial Team

Editor in Chief:        Basia Sliwinska

Associate Editor:    Afonso Dias Ramos

Editorial Board:      Ana Carvalho

                                    Catarina Rosendo

                                    Gaia Giuliani

                                    Luísa Trindade

                                    Mariana Pinto dos Santos

                                    Sílvia Ferreira

                                    Susana S. Martins

                                    Susana Varela Flor                                   

Advisory Board:      Alexandra Bounia       

                                    Alexandra Curvelo                      

                                    Fernando Quiles García 

                                    François Quiviger

                                    Paula Barreiro-López

Basia Sliwinska is a Researcher at the Art History Institute (NOVA FCSH, Lisbon). Her work is situated within feminist art history, theory and practice, focusing on visual activism and artivism within transnational global frameworks. Basia is on the Editorial Board of Third Text. In 2022 she was invited to join the Art Academy of Latvia (Riga) as a Visiting Professor. She is Co-PI for the AHRC-funded networking project VASDiV: Visual Activism and Sexual Diversity in Vietnam. Recent and forthcoming publications include a solo-edited book My body, my choice: transnational visual activism for women’s reproductive rights (Routledge 2024), co-edited book Transnational Belonging and Female Agency in the Arts (Bloomsbury 2022), and solo-edited book Feminist Visual Activism and the Body (Routledge 2021).

Afonso Dias Ramos is a Researcher at the Art History Institute (NOVA FCSH, Lisbon). He was a Visiting Scholar at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon (2020) and an Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices Fellow at Forum Transregionale Studien, affiliated with Freie Universität Berlin (2019). He received his PhD in Art History from University College London with a thesis focusing on the relationship between political violence and experimental photography in contemporary art. With Filipa Lowndes Vicente, he is co-editor of the forthcoming volume Photography in Portuguese Colonial Africa, 1860-1975 (Palgrave Macmillan 2023), and, with Tom Snow, co-editor of an upcoming book on Activism (The MIT Press and Whitechapel Gallery 2024).

Alexandra Bounia is Professor of Museology at the University of the Aegean (Greece). Her research interests focus on the history, theory and management of collections and museums, museum ethics, museum sustainability, the role of museums in dealing with difficult and political issues. Alexandra has served as Chair of the Hellenic Committee of ICOM (2016-2018), the Board’s Executive Secretary (2012-2016), as well as the Secretary of the Board for ICOM-COMCOL (2019-2022). Her most recent publications include the edited volume Museum Media(ting): Emerging Technologies and Difficult Heritage (with Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert & Antigone Heraclidou) (2022 – Berghahn Books) and the volume in preparation The Ethics of Collecting Trauma (with Andrea Witcomb – 2023 – Routledge).

Alexandra Curvelo is an Associate Professor at the Department of History of Art, NOVA FCSH, and holds a Ph.D. in History of Art on Nanban Art and Its Circulation between Asia and America: Japan, China and New Spain (c.1550 – c.1700). She is the Director of the Art History Institute (IHA) and Associate Researcher of the Portuguese Center for Global History (CHAM) at NOVA FCSH. From 2010 to 2016, she was the Editor in chief of the Bulletin of Portuguese-Japanese Studies. She has participated in many international conferences and workshops and has also co-organized international conferences and workshops.

Ana Carvalho is a contracted researcher at the Interdisciplinary Centre for History, Cultures and Societies (CIDEHUS) of the University of Évora (Portugal) and teaches museology and cultural heritage. Her research focus on museum and heritage policies, and contemporary museology issues, namely how the development of digital technologies influences museums and their ways of working. She was a member of the Task Group Museums of the Future (2019-2020), under the Portuguese Ministry of Culture, and collaborated in the Mu.SA project – Museum Sector Alliance (2016-2020). As Postdoctoral Researcher, she was granted a fellowship from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, from 2015 to 2021. She holds a PhD in History and Philosophy of Science, Museology specialization (2015), and a Master degree in Museology (2009). She is co-editor-in-chief of MIDAS, Museus e Estudos Interdisciplinares.

Catarina Rosendo is an art historian working in the field of contemporary art, with a longstanding practise in curatorial projects, publications, cataloguing and organisation of artistic archives, documentary movies, judging panels, advisory committees, conferences and lectures, among other activities. She received a PhD in Art History and Theory in 2015 from NOVA-FCSH (FCT Research/Doctorate Scholarship) and is an Integrated Researcher at the Art History Institute at NOVA University of Lisbon. She has been a guest assistant lecturer at the College of Arts at the University of Coimbra since 2018.

Fernando Quiles García is a Full Professor of Art History in the Department of Geography, History and Philosophy at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide de Sevilla. He has specialised on Baroque culture, about which he has written several studies, based on documental research and undertaking different approaches. A series of books has been born out of that interest, edited by the publisher Enredars, “Universo Barroco Iberoamericano”. Other topics addressed in his studies include Cultural Heritage, Vernacular Architecture and Local Development. He has recently been developing the editorial project, Enredars, with which he has published over seventy books as part of seven collections.

François Quiviger is a fellow of the Warburg Institute, University of London, where he previously worked as a librarian, curator of digital resources, researcher, and teacher. The main theme of his research is the history of cognition and sensation in so far as it pertains to the making and reception of images and to the relationship of humans to nature. With these questions in mind he has written on early modern art and art theories, academies, music, wine and banqueting. Recent books include Leonardo da Vinci: self, art and nature (2019) and The Sensory World of Italian Renaissance Art (2010).

Gaia Giuliani is an Italian Critical Whiteness studies pioneer and an anti-racist feminist activist and scholar. She is a political philosopher and a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra. She holds a PhD from the University of Torino (2005) and has worked at a number of international institutions. Selected publications include: Monsters, Catastrophes and the Anthropocene. A postcolonial Critique (Routledge 2021), Race, Nation, and Gender in Modern Italy. Intersectional Representations in Visual Culture (Palgrave Macmillan 2019; finalist for the Edinburgh Gadda Prize 2019), Zombie, alieni e mutanti. Le paure dall’11 settembre ai giorni nostri (Le Monnier-Mondadori Education 2016), Bianco e nero. Storia dell’identità razziale degli italiani, co-authored with Cristina Lombardi-Diop (Le Monnier-Mondadori Education 2013). https://ces.uc.pt/en/ces/pessoas/investigadoras-es/gaia-giuliani

Luísa Trindade  Ph.D. in Art History and Associate Professor with Aggregation at the University of Coimbra. Director of the Department of History, European Studies, Archaeology and Arts of the Faculty of Arts of the UC, she is a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies (CES). Besides teaching courses on the History of Art and the History of Urbanism, she dedicates part of her research to the late medieval Portuguese city, its structure, equipment, and life experiences. The participation in numerous research projects and dissemination of knowledge to the community focusing on cultural heritage is also a major part of her scientific investment.

Mariana Pinto dos Santos holds a PhD in History and Theory from the University of Barcelona and is an art historian and independent curator. She is a researcher at the Art History Institute (NOVA FCSH, Lisbon) and teaches at NOVA University of Lisbon and at the University of Coimbra. Her research focuses on modernity, historiography and art theory, and twentieth-century Portuguese art and politics. She is co-editor of The Primitivist Imaginary in Iberian and Transatlantic Modernisms (Routledge, 2023), and A Cultural History of The Avant-Garde in The Iberian Peninsula (Brill, 2025).

Paula Barreiro López is Full Professor of the Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès and Head Researcher of the international platform MoDe(s) (Decentralised Modernities) and member of the FRAMESPA. Her research focuses on cultural networks and politics in Spain, Western Europe and Latin America during the Cold War as well as the diverse and divergent developments of modernities within an increasingly globalised world. Her last publications are Compagnons de lutte (Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, 2023),  Vanguardia y crítica de arte en la España de Franco (Machado Libros, 2022) Atlántico Frío: Historias transnacionales del arte y la política en los tiempos del teloìn de acero (Brumaria, 2019), Avant-garde Art and Criticism in Francoist Spain (Liverpool University Press, 2017), Modernidad y vanguardia: rutas de intercambio entre EspanÞa y Latinoamérica (Museo Reina Sofia, 2015, edited with Fabiola Martínez).

Sílvia Ferreira has a PhD in History in the speciality of Art, Heritage and Restoration from the Faculty of Letters in Lisbon, with a dissertation on: The baroque woodcarving in Lisbon (1670-1720). The artists and their works (2009). She was a post-doctoral researcher for the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (SFRH/BPD/101835/2014). Currently she works at NOVA FCSH and is developing a research project dedicated to the topic: “The legacy of Robert Chester Smith: new perspectives for the History of Art in Portugal”. She participates assiduously in congresses and other meetings of a scientific nature, promoted in Portugal and abroad, which have resulted in several articles in journals and book chapters.

Susana S. Martins is an Invited Professor, Senior Researcher and Member of the Board at the Art History Institute / IN2PAST, NOVA University of Lisbon, where she coordinates the Museum Studies research group (MUST). With a doctorate in photography and cultural studies from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL, Belgium), her research focuses mainly on the intersection of photography, exhibitions, identities and print cultures. She teaches courses on photography, contemporary art history and nineteenth-century visual culture, and is currently Co-PI of the research project CURIOSITAS on Iberian Cosmoramas (2022-2025).

Susana Varela Flor received her PhD in Art, Heritage and Restoration from the University of Lisbon in 2010. Between 2012-2015 she was the coordinator of the "DigiTile Library: Tiles and Ceramic online" project funded by Portuguese national funds through FCT. Since 2012 she has been a full member of the Institute of Art History (NOVA FCSH, Lisbon) and a collaborator at HERCULES at the University of Évora. She has published several scientific articles, books and book chapters in the fields of portrait painting, ephemeral art, tiles and the history of Lisbon in the early modern period.