Zoltán BiedermannInvestigador CorrespondenteProfessorUniversity College LondonGrupo de Investigação: Configurações Políticas e InstitucionaisÁreas de Investigação: História culturalHistória da expansão portuguesaHistória do livroHistória institucional e política
Zoltán Biedermann is Senior Lecturer in Portuguese Studies at University College London. He works on the Portuguese Empire in Asia with a focus on diplomacy, imperial literature, cartography and the politics of space. He is the author of "The Portuguese in South India and Sri Lanka" (in print), "The Historical Atlas of the Persian Gulf" (2006) and "Soqotra: Geschichte einer christlichen Insel im Indischen Ozean (2006)." He is currently completing "Connected Empires: Sri Lanka, Portugal and the Making of Habsburg Imperialism in Asia, 1500–1600" and co-editing "Global Gifts: Art and Diplomacy between Europe and Asia, 1500-1800" (with Giorgio Riello and Anne Gerritsen) and "Cosmopolitan Island: Sri Lanka at the Crossroads of History" (with Alan L. Strathern). He received the Ronald Tress Prize for Excellence in Research in 2012, and has held numerous grants and awards, including an Ahmanson-Getty fellowship at UCLA. He has taught at the Universidade Nova, at Brown University, and at Birkbeck College London.
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