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Dr José Neves

José Neves is Assistant Professor at the Department of History of NOVA-FCSH, Portugal. For the duration of his Visiting Fellowship he is hosted by Goldsmiths, University of London.

Dr Jose NevesSince the start of his career, Dr Neves has been interested in exploring the ways Marxism has been used by nationalism. He has conducted extensive research on the Portuguese communist movement, analysing the political, economic and cultural implications of the intersections between nation and class.

By focusing on anticolonial dynamics related to the history of Portuguese colonialism, during his time in the UK Dr Neves will contribute to widening the geographical scope of the research agenda developed by Goldsmiths’ Centre for Postcolonial Studies.

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Visiting Fellowships

This programme provides academics based in any country overseas (and active at any career stage) with the opportunity to be based at a UK higher education or other research institution of their choice for up to six months.


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