The stories of the History of Africa. Interview with Isabel Castro Henriques

Authors

  • Elisa Lopes da silva Institute of Contemporary History, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6176-4149
  • Bárbara Direito Centro Internuniversitário de História das Ciências e da Tecnologia (CIUHCT), Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9322-9757

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.48487/pdh.2019.n8.22419

Keywords:

Isabel Castro Henriques, History of Africa, history of slavery

Abstract

Isabel Castro Henriques is one of the most prominent historians of Africa in Portugal. This interview, held in December 2018, was a deliberate choice for an issue with a dossier dedicated to the history of the commemoration of the "Portuguese Discoveries". Following Isabel Castro Henriques' scientific and professional career, developed between the universities of Paris and Lisbon, we talked about the relationship between history and colonial ideology and the academisation of the History of Africa in Portugal, a process in which she was a pioneering figure.

Published

2021-01-19

How to Cite

Lopes da Silva, E., & Direito, B. (2021). The stories of the History of Africa. Interview with Isabel Castro Henriques. Práticas Da História. Journal on Theory, Historiography and Uses of the Past, (8), 221–257. https://doi.org/10.48487/pdh.2019.n8.22419

Issue

Section

Interview