Research seminar in Historical Archivistics


a) To acquire critical and analytical theoretical knowledge of the defined field of problems
b) Outline a research survey.
c) Critically present the corpus of sources.
d) Develop the defined research survey.
e) Develop oral presentation and writing skills, integrating the vocabulary and specific categories of the historiographical field at a deep level.

General characterization





Responsible teacher

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Weekly - 2

Total - Available soon

Teaching language



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BLOUIN, Francis X., ROSENBERG, William G. - Processing the Past: Contesting Authorities in History and the Archives. Nova Iorque, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013
COOK, Terry - “Evidence, memory, identity, and community: four shifting archival paradigms”. Archival Science (2013) 13, p. 95-120
DE VIVO, Filippo (et al.) - “Archival Transformations in Early Modern European History”. European History Quarterly, v. 46, n. 3, Julho 2016, p. 421-434
GILLILAND, Anne (et al.) (eds.) - Research in the Archival Multiverse. Melbourne: Monash University Publishing, 2016
ROSA, Mª de Lurdes - \"Problemáticas históricas e arquivísticas actuais para o estudo dos arquivos de família portugueses (Épocas medieval e moderna)”, Revista de História da Sociedade e da Cultura, 9 (2009), pp. 9-42

Teaching method

Theoretical and methodological seminar sessions.
Supervised research.
In class teaching

Evaluation method

Brief report of the research conducted.
Text on the research conducted, in the form of an article qualifying to submission to an evaluated journal of the field.

Subject matter

a) Teaching sessions of advanced training and discussion of issues and research results, problems and methods of investigation, and / or theoretical insights, within the fields investigated in the chosen research lab.
b) Development of research activities by the student, integrated either in an ongoing project or in the research lab activities, oriented in tutorial system.


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