About CHAM

The Centre for Overseas History (CHAM) was created in 1996 and is an inter-university research unit affiliated with the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa and Universidade dos Açores. CHAM currently consists of 212 associated scholars, including 71 full-time researchers, 24 of these are post-doctoral fellows from Portugal, Brazil, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, and the United States. CHAM´s scholars work on interdisciplinary topics related to European expansion, colonialism, and comparative and global histories from antiquity to the nineteenth century. Special emphasis is placed on the history of Portuguese contact with diverse world regions since the early modern period.

Read the concept paper and the call for papers

Executive Committee
Nandini Chaturvedula, Maria João Ferreira, Jessica Hallett, Saúl Martínez Bermejo, Paulo Teodoro de Matos
CHAM - Universidade Nova de Lisboa/Universidade dos Açores

Scientific Committee
Manan Ahmed (Columbia University)
Cátia Antunes (Universiteit Leiden)
Maxine Berg (University of Warwick)
Maria Fernanda Bicalho (Universidade Federal Fluminense)
Pedro Cardim (CHAM - UNL/UAç)
Nandini Chaturvedula (CHAM - UNL/UAç)
Joaquín Córdoba (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
João Paulo Oliveira e Costa (CHAM - UNL/UAç)
Jorge Flores (European University Institute)
Tamar Herzog (Stanford University)
Juan Marchena (Universidad Pablo de Olavide)
Avelino de Freitas Menezes (CHAM - UNL/UAç)
Dilip Menon (University of Witwatersrand)
Roderich Ptak (Universität München)
Gaetano Sabatini (Università degli Studi Roma Tre)
Stuart Schwartz (Yale University)
Nuno Senos (CHAM - UNL/UAç)
Sanjay Subrahmanyam (University of California, Los Angeles)

Conference administrators