Arthur Curvelo

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Holds a PhD in History from the Programa Interuniversitário de Doutoramento em História (PIUDHist), associated with the Institute of Social Sciences – University of Lisbon (2019), where he presented the thesis Governar Pernambuco e as “capitanias anexas”: o perfil de recrutamento, as jurisdições e a comunicação política dos governadores da capitania de Pernambuco (c.1654-c.1756). He holds also a MA in History from the Federal University of Pernambuco (2014), and a graduate degree from the Federal University of Alagoas (2011). His most relevant publications are centred on the social history of power, institutions and elites in Portuguese America between the 16th and 18th centuries. He has collaborated in different research projects in Brazil and Portugal, most recently in the project RESISTANCE: Rebellion and Resistance in the Iberian Empires, 16th-19th centuries and the project Rituals: Public Rituals in the Portuguese Empire (1498-1822). He is currently integrated at the Institute of Medieval Studies of the New University of Lisbon as a post-doctoral research fellow in the project VINCULUM: Entailing perpetuity, the social agency of a corporate body (Southern Europe, 14th-17th centuries) (European Research Council – Grant Agreement 819735), developing the sub-project “Entailment societies – A comparative analysis of the entailment societies in the Atlantic World“.