Afonso Soares de Sousa

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Afonso Soares de Sousa graduated in History, with a minor in Archaeology, from the University of Coimbra, and is currently completing his Master’s degree in History, at the same institution, with a thesis project entitled “Monteiros e Montarias em Portugal na Idade Média”. Among his works, he published the article “The horse in the Portuguese Middle Ages” in the journal Medievalista and is currently a grantee of the project FALCO – Hypothesising Human-Animal Relations in Medieval Portugal. Furthermore, he is also a member of the recently created Network for the Environment in Medieval Uses and Societies (NEMUS). He is particularly interested in environmental and animal history, with a focus on equine studies.