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3/18-3/19: The Lusophone World at War

February 4, 2016

Brown's Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies announces a two-day colloquium entitled "The Lusophone World at War, 1914-1918 and Beyond."

Keynote Lecture: “World War One and the Arts in the Lusophone World,” by Ellen W. Sapega


Colloquium Schedule

Friday, 18 March 2016

9:45am Coffee
10:00am Proceedings open
  • Welcome address. (Onésimo T. Almeida)
  • Introduction to the Workshop. (Filipe Ribeiro de Meneses)
10:30am Session 1. Diplomatic and military considerations
[Chair: Marta Rosales]
  • Different Approaches to War: Portugal and Brazil, 1916-1918. (Filipe Ribeiro de Meneses)
  • Portuguese America at war. (Paula Rioux)
12:00pm Lunch
2:00pm Session 2. The Colonial Dimension
[Chair: Roquinaldo Ferreira]
  • Portuguese Africa at War: Cultural Encounters in the Indian Ocean (1914-1918). (Ana Paula Pires)
  • Macau between Republics: Neither War nor Peace (1914-1918). (Luís Cunha)
3:30pm Coffee
4:00pm Session 3. Social Dimensions
[Chair: Timothy Dale]
  • Women and the war. (Alice Samara)
6:00pm Keynote Lecture by Ellen W. Sapega

World War One and the Arts in the Lusophone World.

Saturday, 19 March 2016

8:45am Breakfast
9:00am Session 4. The War's Consequences
[Chair: Filipe Ribeiro de Meneses]
  • Portugal’s Empire in the wake of WWI: Coping with the Pan -African Movement and the League of Nations. (Pedro Aires Oliveira)
  • War, Memory and Commemoration. (Sílvia Correia)
10:30am Coffee
11:00am Concluding Session
[Chair: Stewart Lloyd-Jones]
  • The Great War and the Origins of Authoritarian Thought in the Lusophone World. (Francisco Carlos Palomanes Martinho)
  • General Discussion: New paths for the historiography of the Lusophone World.

Click to view the full program.Click to view the full program.


The colloquium has been featured on the Portuguese American Journal page.

This event made possible with generous support from FLAD.