The editorial board is composed of the Director of the Cátedra de Estudos Sefarditas Alberto Benveniste (Center for Sephardic Studies Alberto Benveniste) and three editors, who are responsible for the first selection of the journal content, the definition of its structure and the monitoring of the evaluation process of the submitted papers. The editorial board monitors the entire editorial process, from defining the thematic scope of each issue and scheduling calls for papers to following the evaluation process of the submitted papers, as well as the graphical conception and printing of the journal.
Maria de Fátima Reis
Maria de Fátima Reis has a PhD in Early Modern History from the University of Lisbon. She is a associate professor at the Faculdade de Letras (School of Arts and Humanities), and a researcher at the Centro de História. She is director of the Cátedra de Estudos Sefarditas Alberto Benveniste, and director of the Arts and Humanities, and General Studies courses. She is sub-director of the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon. She is Secretary General of the Academia Portuguesa de História (Portuguese Academy of History), fellow of the Academia da Marinha (Navy Academy), corresponding member of the Instituto Histórico e Geográfico Brasileiro (Brazilian Historical and Geographic Institute), member of the Scientific Board of the Joaquim Veríssimo Serrão Research Center, and delegate of the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (Foundation for Science and Technology) at the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. Her research is focused on the history of welfare, charity and medicine, and the social history of Sephardic elites and social networks.
Carla Vieira is a researcher at the Cátedra de Estudos Sefarditas Alberto Benveniste and at the CHAM – Center for Humanities of the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (NOVA FCSH). She has a PhD in History from the NOVA FCSH (PhD thesis: Uma amarra ao mar e outra à terra. Cristãos-novos no Algarve, 1558-1650 (Olhão, 2018)). At the moment, she is developping the post-doctoral project “Nation between Empires. New Christians and Portuguese Jews and the anglo-portuguese alliance (1st half of the 18th century)”. She is the manager of the online platformNation Between Empires. (https://nationbetweenempires.wordpress.com)
Susana Bastos Mateus
Susana Bastos Mateus is a researcher at the CIDEHUS of the University of Évora; and at the Cátedra de Estudos Sefarditas Alberto Benveniste da Universidade de Lisboa. She is also a member of the CEHR – Universidade Católica Portuguesa. She is the co-author (with Paulo Mendes Pinto) of the book Lisboa, 19 de Abril de 1506. O Massacre dos Judeus (Lisbon, 2007). With Jaqueline Vassallo e Miguel Rodrigues Lourenço, she was the editor of the book Inquisiciones: Dimensiones Comparadas (Córdoba, 2017). Her research is focused on the impact of the forced conversion in the first generations of new Christians, as well as in Sephardic diaspora dynamics in the 16th century.
Miguel Rodrigues Lourenço
Miguel Rodrigues Lourenço is a researcher at the CHAM – Center for Humanities (Universidade Nova de Lisboa); at the CEHR-Universidade Católica Portuguesa, and at the Cátedra de Estudos Sefarditas Alberto Benveniste (Universidade de Lisboa). He isVisiting Professorat the University of Saint Joseph- USJ (Macau). His area of expertise is the history of Macao and the Philippines in the 16th and 17th centuries, with special focus on the presence and activities of the Inquisition in these territories. He is the author of the book A Articulação da Periferia. Macau e a Inquisição de Goa publicado pelo Centro Científico e Cultural de Macau e pela Fundação Macau (Lisbon – Macau, 2016).