Duarte Freitas

- Bachelor degree in History - History, Arts and Humanities Department - Master in History and Heritage - Pedagogical Council

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dfreitas@autonoma.pt

Born in Câmara de Lobos (Madeira island), Duarte Freitas holds a PhD in History, specialism in Museums and Cultural Heritage, awarded by the Faculty of Arts, Coimbra University (FLUC).

Integrated member of the research centre Centro de História da Sociedade e da Cultura, FLUC, he has participated in several projects on Museums, on History Didactics, Economic and Social History and on Company History.

His PhD thesis won the Victor de Sá Award in Contemporary History (2015) and the award by the Portuguese Museum Association (ex aequo) in the category “Best Study on Museums” (2016).