André Teixeira


Senior Researcher  .  Assistant Professor at NOVA FCSH


Research Group

Archaeology and Landscapes







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André Teixeira has a degree in History and History, variant Archaeology, an MA in History of the Portuguese Discoveries and Expansion and a PhD in History from the NOVA FCSH. Assistant professor in the History Department, coordinator of the MA in Archaeology and member of the NOVA FCSH's Scientific Committee. In the field of archaeology, he has carried out research projects on Medieval and Early Modern Portuguese fortifications, being responsible or co-responsible for excavations in the castles of Penamacor and Castelo Novo, in the fortress square of Almeida, in the ancient Portuguese fortresses and cities of Azamor, Safim and Alcácer Ceguer in Morocco. He also directed archaeological work in Ceuta and Cidade Velha in Cape Verde. He has studied archaeological materials, especially ceramics, from shipwreck sites such as Angra D (Terceira, Azores) and Santo António de Taná (Mombasa, Kenya), as well as various land contexts in Portugal and Spain. He has developed and supervised studies on low-Medieval and Early Modern Archaeology in the city of Lisbon. His PhD research focused on the territory of Baçaim, a former area of Portuguese occupation in India, corresponding to the current metropolis of Mumbai. His MA thesis was on the island of São Nicolau in Cape Verde.



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