Portuguese Studies Review

ISSN 1057-1515
Semi-annual
Appearing since 1991
Formerly published by the ICGP (International Conference Group on Portugal)
The PSR is a non-partisan academic forum for the study of countries, regions, communities, and institutions sharing, exploring, transforming, or developing a Portuguese, Brazilian, or other Luso-related heritage  

Multi-lingual, peer reviewed, agenda-free research forum. Articles, review essays, and reviews in English, Portuguese, French, and Spanish.

   
     

Question more, dig deep, doubt dogma and "consensus" — nullius in verba

Publishing Program, 2019

For our past and future volumes, please visit our Forthcoming and Recent webpages. A new monographic series of Edited Volumes has now been created (see announcement below -- the initial volumes include, among other, Rivers and Shores: 'Fluviality' and the Occupation of Colonial Amazonia, edited and curated by Rafael Chambouleyron and Luís Costa e Sousa. An edited volume of reflections centered on Ceuta and Northern Morocco, 1415-2015, is also coming out. Titles are being added to the already established PSR Monographs series, including Paul Christopher Manuel's new book, The Captains of April Speak: Revisiting the Portuguese Revolution of 25 April 1974 -- Interviews and Insights, with interview texts in parallel Portuguese and English versions. The roster of publications in progress includes new core translations into English of selected classic Portuguese sources of enduring cultural and research significance (in particular a new critical English translation of the Esmeraldo de Situ Orbis and the first ever English translation of the Manuscrito de Valentim Fernandes, involving a rigorous comparison between the published Portuguese and other versions and the original of the Manuscrito de Valentim Fernandes preserved in the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Munich)). The Valentim Fernandes project will release in stacked increments, (a) a full digital text of the transcription, newly derived from the manuscript and formatted to reflect the original accurately, (b) a full span of geospatially aware place name concordances (an analytical key), and (c) a digital atlas. The atlas is making good progress, as are the detailed and copious analytical notes to the translation. More about our profle... >>

 
PSR Edited Volumes
New Publishing Line, Started December 2017 .
A new line of Edited Volumes has been approved and phased in Baywolf Press and the Lusophone Studies Association, during our October 2017 conference at Trent University. The move is designed to relieve scheduling pressures created by a high rate of submissions to the journal and by the simultaneous rise in the number of volumes for which publishing slots are being reserved by participating editors and/or conference organizers. The Edited Volumes series accommodates multiauthor works and collections of papers that cannot realistically be added as out-of-series extras to the standard two annual issues and that also clearly do not fit the PSR Monographs series. Items in the Edited Volumes series are assigned a regular ISBN number (from our reserved block), are produced as monographs, and are distributed in the same manner as monographs.


 
Palmela 2019

VIII Encontro sobre Ordens Militares

Ordens Militares: Identidade e Mudança, 12-16 June 2019, Cineteatro S. João and Biblioteca Municipal, Palmela, Portugal
 
Em 2019 perfazem-se 30 anos da realização, em Palmela, dos Encontros sobre Ordens Militares. Um longo caminho, que o Município de Palmela, através do seu Gabinete de Estudos sobre a Ordem de Santiago, tem solidamente sustentado e estimulado, com o regular apoio da Presidência da República, congregando dezenas de investigadores para um debate científico cujos resultados são internacionalmente reconhecidos. Neste VIII Encontro, a primeira sessão procura fazer eco desses resultados, dar conta do progresso no estudo das Ordens Militares nos vários países. À semelhança de reuniões anteriores, trata-se a espiritualidade e a religiosidade das ordens, aspetos intrínsecos da sua matriz fundacional. Uma outra sessão aborda os espaços de vida dos freires – casas, conventos, igrejas – pelo olhar da história, da arte, da arqueologia. A sessão transversal a todos os Encontros é a que analisa os vários tipos de poderes, os seus meandros, inter-relações e o papel que neles desempenha frequentemente a diplomacia. Outras dimensões, menos trabalhadas, merecem especial atenção neste Encontro: a relação dos freires com o outro e os outros, não-cristãos e cristãos, os olhares de um e de outro lado, bem como a sociologia das ordens, as redes de interesses, as interações e as mobilidades. O programa inclui ainda uma mesa-redonda na evocação dos 700 anos da Ordem de Cristo e uma reflexão crítica sobre o impacto da obra francesa «Dicionário das Ordens Militares Europeias na Idade Média». As visitas de estudo permitirão aos participantes conhecer duas importantes Casas de Ordens Militares em Portugal, o Convento de Cristo (Tomar) e o Convento de Santos-o-Novo da Ordem de Santiago (Lisboa), e ainda, em Setúbal, uma notável produção retabular do tempo do mestre de santiaguista D. Jorge.

       
     




A Baywolf Press / Éditions Baywolf tem o prazer de convidar V. Ex.ª
para a apresentação da obra
The Military Orders and the Portuguese Expansion (15th to 17th centuries)
,
da autoria de
Fernanda Olival,
que terá lugar no Cineteatro S. João, em Palmela, no âmbito do VIII Encontro sobre Ordens Militares,
no dia 14 de junho de 2019, pelas 18h45.

Será servido um Moscatel de Honra.




 




 
The LSA at Évora:

The Association's 2019 Conference

The Lusophone World: Global and Local Communities, 25-29 June 2019, Universidade de Évora, Portugal
 
Following on the heels of a very successful 2017 meeting in Aracaju, Brazil, the Lusophone Studies Association (LSA) is pleased to welcome all participants to its 2019 conference in the historic city of Évora, Portugal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This event is held at the Universidade de Évora, 25-29 June, 2019. Organized jointly with the School of Social Sciences and the Research Center in Political Science (FCT network), the theme is The Lusophone World: Global and Local Communities. The conference features individual papers, thematic panels and roundtables on topics as diverse as: diasporas, education, the elderly, feminism, film, history, law, literature, migration, militarism, teaching Portuguese as a maternal and as a second language, race, religion, struggles for liberation and for democracy, and the youth. Further details will be made available in the near future.

Seguindo o êxito da sua reunião de 2017 em Aracaju, Brasil, a Associação de Estudos Lusófonos (AEL) tem o prazer de dar umas boasvindas anticipadas a todos os participantes, na histórica cidade de Évora, Patrimônio da Humanidade da UNESCO. A conferência decorre na Universidade de Évora entre o 25 e 29 de Junho de 2019. Organizada conjuntamente com a Escola de Ciências Sociais (ECS) e o Centro de Investigação em Ciência Política (CICP-FCT), seu tema é O Mundo Lusófono: Comunidades Globais e Locais. Como tal, a conferência apresenta trabalhos individuais, painéis temáticos e mesas redondas sobre temas tão diversos como: diásporas, educação, idosos, feminismo, cinema, história, direito, literatura, migração, militarismo, o ensino do português como língua materna e segunda, raça, religião, lutas pela libertação e pela democracia e juventude. Mais detalhes serão disponibilizados num futuro próximo.

Suite au succès de sa réunion de 2017 à Aracaju au Brésil, l’Association des études lusophones (AEL) a le plaisir de souhaiter une bienvenue anticipée à tous les participants de notre conférence dans la ville historique d’Évora, Portugal, site de patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO. La conférence se tient à l’Universidade de Évora, le 25 et 29 juin, 2019. Organisé conjointement avec l’École de Sciences Sociales et le Centre de Recherche en Sciences Politiques (réseau FCT), son thème est Le Monde Lusophone: Communautés Globales et Locales. A ce titre, la conférence présente des travaux individuels, panels thématiques, et tables rondes sur des sujets aussi divers que: les diasporas, l'éducation, les personnes âgées, le féminisme, le cinéma, l'histoire, le droit, la littérature, la migration, le militarisme, l'enseignement du portugais comme langue maternelle et seconde, race, religion, luttes de libération et pour la démocratie, et la jeunesse. Plus de détails seront disponibles dans un avenir proche.

José C. Curto, President - Lusophone Studies Association
Helder A. Fonseca, Universidade de Évora (ECS & CICP)


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LSA Conferences Chronicle (Past Events)

Lusophone Studies Association Conference, 2017 − The Lusophone World in Motion: Past, Present and Future / Conferência da Associação de Estudos Lusófonos, 2017 − O Mundo Lusófono em Movimento: Passado, Presente e Futuro
June 28 to July 02, 2017 / 28 de junho a 2 de julho de 2017, held at the Aracaju del Mar Hotel, Aracaju, Brazil (Av Santos Dumont 1500 Praia de Atalaia 49035730) (conference concluded, selected papers to be published as thematic blocks in the PSR, after peer review).

The 2017 LSA program of workshops, sessions, and meetings ranged from sober and critical looks at Lusotropicalism to explorations of the Atlantic slave trade, constructions of identity and 'otherness', the uses/usages of the Portuguese language, studies of age and aging, youth and culture, racism(s) and racialization, institutional aspects of inclusivity and prosperity, women's studies, political culture and the culture of politics, familial networks, decolonization, postcolonial dynamics, colonial imaginaries, social and technological development, immigration and emigration, labour history, faith and organized religion and syncretic beliefs, as well as economic history, the history of Sephardi trans-Atlantic diasporas, demographic history, and other research topics. The chronological timespan of the themes stretched from the later middle ages to the twenty-first century. The conference was sponsored by FAPITEC/SE, Universidade Federal de Sergipe, the Harriet Tubman Institute, Liverpool University Press, Baywolf Press, Journal of Romance Studies, the PSR, and Susanne Bach (Books from Brazil and Luso-Africa).

26-27 October 2017, Lady Eaton College, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario .
A conference sponsored by the Trent University History Department, the Lusophone Studies Association, Portuguese Studies Review, and Baywolf Press. Supported by the Malcolm Doak Fund, the Dean of Arts and Science – Humanities (Trent University), the School of Canadian Studies, the History M.A. Program (Trent University), the Department of English Literature (Trent University), the Frost Centre for Canadian and Indigenous Studies, Cultural Studies, Lady Eaton College (Trent University), Traill College (Trent University). Keynote address by Prof. António Costa Pinto (University of Lisbon).

The conference presented a historical retrospective of the Portuguese Studies Review and its publishing precursors, and a retrospective of the Lusophone Studies Association and its role as part of the Canadian cultural and scholarly scene. The conference featured presentations by members of the Editorial Board of the PSR, highlighted selected aspects of their research, and honoured the founding editor emeritus of the PSR, Prof. Douglas L. Wheeler. The Editorial Board segment of the conference included a keynote address of by Prof. António Costa Pinto. The working sessions presented papers on a variety of themes, ranging from Portuguese literature to immigration, emigration, the politics of diversity, didactics, diasporic memory, creative writing, global social media, masculinity/femininity, perceptions of the 'other', second-language learning and teaching, peer tutoring in ethnic contexts, the uses and abuses of cultural heritage, and historiographic mythologies. The presenting scholars and session chairs were drawn from Trent University, York University, the University of Lisbon, Mount Saint Vincent University, University of Toronto, University of Western Ontario, University of Guelph-Humber, Minot State University, the Universidade dos Açores, University of Maryland, Ryerson University, the Camões Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua and the Research Centre on Didactics and Technology in the Education of Trainers – CIDTFF. For the conference program and related information, please follow this link >>.

 
Featured Book Fair Events
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16ª Feira do Livro de Joinville 2019, junho 7 hora 8:00 am - junho 16 hora 5:00 pm
No Expocentro Edmundo Doubrawa e adjacências, Av. José Vieira, 315 - América, Joinville - SC, 89204-110, Brazil, +55 47 3422-5951
País homenageado: Portugal. Extensa programação cultural e artística. Como fio condutor: o tema “Aproximando corações”. "É também uma satisfação ver que a língua portuguesa falada hoje por mais de 250 milhões de pessoas recebe essa homenagem neste importante evento literário e de grande repercussão em todo o país, e, no qual muitos autores novos e interessantes certamente serão levados ao conhecimento do público" (Cônsul de Portugal em Santa Catarina, André Lupi).

Mudam-se os tempos, mudam-se as vontades,
Muda-se o ser, muda-se a confiança:
Todo o mundo é composto de mudança,
Tomando sempre novas qualidades.
               (Luís Vaz de Camões, Sonetos)

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19ª Bienal Internacional do Livro: Rio

30 de agosto a 08 de Setembro de 2019

Riocentro
Av. Salvador Allende, 6555
Barra da Tijuca
22780-160 – Rio de Janeiro – RJ

Uma festa da cultura, da literatura e da educação, nos 55 mil metros quadrados do Riocentro, Barra da Tijuca (bairro de Jacarepaguá, Zona Oeste do Rio). Acesso ao evento pelo Pavilhão das Artes (exposição permanente indoor de arte de rua). Café Literário, Arena Jovem, Fórum de Educação, e mais. Os ingressos podem ser adquiridos antecipadamente através da compra online, pelos pontos de venda ou nos dias de evento, diretamente nas bilheterias do Riocentro.

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Featured Exhibitions and Festas Chronicle
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Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), St. Jerome 
At the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisbon, 9 May 2019 to 11 August 2019, Level 1/Room 50/Tecto Pintado Room. Curator: Alexandra Gomes Markl.

Visitors to Lisbon can enjoy the unique opportunity this summer to view the four preparatory drawings for Dürer's "St. Jerome", from the Albertina Museum in Vienna. The drawings are conjoined here with the famous small oil painting on oak panel that Dürer made in 1521 during his visit to the Low Countries. The panel was offered as a gift to Rui Fernandes de Almada, the Secretary of the Portuguese 'factory' (commercial headquarters and warehouse) in the city of Antwerp. The small but significant exhibition offers a deep insight into the painter's creative process. Inv. 828 Pint. Oil on oak, 59.5 x 48.5 cm. Provenance: Purchased (Alberto Henriques Gomes de Oliveira), 1880. Note: For comparison, we show below the well known and widely circulated Dürer engraving of "St. Jerome in his Study" (1514).

   
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Festa do Vinho Madeira -- Madeira Wine Festival -- Gastronomia e Vinhos, 25 August 2019 to 8 September 2019  https://www.portugalevents.net/eventos/ilha-da-madeira/funchal/225/festa-do-vinho-madeira
Ilha da Madeira, Funchal, Estreito de Câmara de Lobos.

Traditional
vintage festival, which features live grape harvest, the pickers' parade, carrying the grapes to the press, treading the grapes, and other aspects of a time-honoured Madeiran celebration, in the freguesia of Estreito de Câmara de Lobos, 12 km from Funchal. Part of a series of grape harvest events at various locations around the island: parades and folk music, wine tasting, local gastronomy presentations.

   


 
Featured Exhibitions Chronicle (Past) .

The Art of Power: Habsburg Women in the Renaissance / Kunst und Macht: Drei Frauen aus dem Hause Habsburg  
At the Schloss Ambras, Innsbruck. Special Exhibition, 14th June to 7th October 2018. Was open daily from 10 AM to 5 PM. Please follow these links >> English << and >> German<< to the venue's information releases, in PDF format. The exhibition was curated by Dagmar Eichberger (Universität Heidelberg) and Annemarie Jordan Gschwend (CHAM – Centro de Humanidades, Lisbon ). Billingual richly illustrated catalogues are available.

The exhibition presented to the public c. 100 key objects from important European collections, including items from Ambras Castle and from the Kunsthistoriches Museum in Vienna. The exihibition focused on three remarkable Habsuburg women -- rulers and discerning collectors of art, curiosities, and precious objects: the Archduchess Margaret of Austria (1480-1530, Princess of Asturias and Duchess of Savoy, then Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands), Mary of Hungary (1505-1558, Queen Consort of Hungary and Bohemia, and later Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands), and Catherine of Austria (1507-1578, Queen of Portugal as wife of King João III and then Regent of Portugal during the minority of D. Sebastião I de Portugal).


  Exhbition poster    

Exhibition flyer   Exhbition invitation  


  Spanish Hall: Schloss Ambras    


  A Cidade Global: Lisboa no Renascimento / The Global City: Lisbon in the Renaissance 
The Museu Nacional da Arte Antiga, Lisbon, opened on 23 February 2017 the exhibition "A Cidade Global: Lisboa no Renascimento / The Global City: Lisbon in the Renaissance," curated by Annemarie Jordan Gschwend and Kate J. P. Lowe. The display ran from 24 February 2017 to 9 April 2017. Please follow this >> link << to the venue's original press release, in PDF format.

A voyage into the past, "The Global City: Lisbon in the Renaissance" was a museological venture offering a unique point of entry into the street-level atmosphere and material culture of a Lisbon that had been forever altered by the devastating earthquake of 1755 and thus no longer is experientially available as a coherent entitiy to any visitor. The portal through which the exhibit drew the viewer, on multiple levels, into the scenery of a pre-1755 global metropolis were the recently identified sixteenth-century vistas of the Rua Nova dos Mercadores (The New Street of the Merchants), purchased in 1866 by Dante Gabriel Rosetti, preserved at Kelmscott Manor and owned by the Society of Antiquaries of London. For additional information, follow this link >>.
You can check out the story of the exhibit's making and get a limited retrospective in the video documentary linked here ... If you travel to Portugal, please reserve some time to visit the collections of the Museu Nacional da Arte Antiga, and then perhaps take time to amble through all the parts of Lisbon that were featured in various publications connected with the "Global City" exhibit -- immerse yourself in the atmosphere.
 

 

Featured Presses, Selected Publications .

Verso da História 
The PSR is delighted to continue promoting Pedro Manuel Cunha Lauret de Saldanha e Albuquerque's A Marinha de Guerra Portuguesa – do fim da II Guerra Mundial ao 25 de Abril de 1974 (2015; ISBN 9789898016225, 312 pp.). The section of Novidades at Verso da História also features Margarida Paredes' Combater Duas Vezes: Mulheres na Luta Armada em Angola (2015; ISBN 9789898016218, 504 pp.), and José Manuel Garcia's A Magnífica Torre de Belém (2014; ISBN 9789898657817, 152 pp.). Please visit the press website for other books published recently.



AR-PAB (Pedro Aguiar Branco) 
Take advantage of current online postings and savour Hugo Miguel Crespo's À Mesa do Príncipe (Jantar e cear na Corte de Lisboa (1500-1700) / At the Prince's Table (Dining at the Lisbon Court (1500-1700) (Lisbon & Paris: AR-PAB, March 2018) . Other fine catalogues and publications are likewise currently available for download at the AR-PAB website, courtesy of the art and antiques dealers and specialists Pedro Bourbon de Aguiar-Branco (member of the Associação Portuguesa de Antiquários, the CINOA - Confédération Internationale des Négociants en Ouevres d'Art, and the S.N.A. [Syndicat National des Antiquaires - France]) and his associate Álvaro Roquette (AR-PAB gallery, Paris).



Paul Holberton Publishing 
The Global City: On the Streets of Renaissance Lisbon
, edited by Annemarie Jordan Gschwend and K. J. P. Lowe (Paul Holberton Publishing: London, 2015; ISBN 9781907372889; 240 pp.) draws us into the past sensory universe of a Lisbon pre-dating the sudden seismic shock of 1755. It does so from the starting point of two large-scale sixteenth-century vistas by an anonymous Flemish master that depict the Rua Nova dos Mercadores commercial and financial thoroughfare. Acquired in 1866 by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the vistas contribute a unique spatio-temporal window into the past, at street level, bustling with the stark contradictions and contrasts of a global metropolis. The volume conjoins the two works of art with a wealth of data from newly found or suitably valorized archival documents, accompanied by a carefully selected display of little known or unpublished images of contemporary trade staples, curiosities, luxury and prestige items, naturalia, exotica, and other objects. A physical expression of the worldwide tangle of commerce, the Rua Nova as an architectural construct symbolically echoed the estuary of the river Tagus as a natural feature opening out to the Atlantic and to the oceans far beyond. The book Iets readers glimpse Lisbon and its material culture in all the vibrant cosmopolitanism characterizing this major trading hub of the Renaissance world, a hub whose essence and texture were to be forever altered by one of the planet's iconic natural cataclysms – an earthquake and a tsunami – on Saturday, 1 November 1755, the holiday of All Saints' Day. Please visit the PHP website for other recently published books.


  PSR Monograph Series Vol. 3  
Fernanda Olival, The Military Orders and the Portuguese Expansion (15th-17th Centuries) (Engl. trans. by James William Nelson Novoa and Martin Malcolm Elbl). ISBN 9780921437543. In stock.
 


A Baywolf Press / Éditions Baywolf A Baywolf Press tem o prazer de convidar V. Ex.ª para a apresentação da obra
The Military Orders and the Portuguese Expansion (15th to 17th centuries)
,
da autoria de Fernanda Olival,
que terá lugar no Cineteatro S. João, em Palmela, no âmbito do VIII Encontro sobre Ordens Militares,
no dia 14 de junho de 2019, pelas 18h45.

Será servido um Moscatel de Honra.


The Baywolf Press / Éditions Baywolf has the honour to invite you to the book launch of
The Military Orders and the Portuguese Expansion (15th to 17th centuries)
,
by Fernanda Olival,
to be held in the Cineteatro S. João, Palmela, in the ambit of the VIII Encontro sobre Ordens Militares,
on 14 June 2019, at 18h45.

A Moscatel de Honra shall be served.






   
 
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National Library of Canada Cataloguing Record
Portuguese Studies Review
ISSN 1057-1515 print
Semiannual
v. : ill. : 23 cm
1. Portugal–Civilization–Periodicals. 2. Africa, Portuguese-speaking–Civilization–Periodicals. 3. Brazil–Civilization–Periodicals. 4. Portugal–Civlisation–Périodiques. 5. Afrique lusophone– Civilisation–Périodiques. 6. Brésil–Civilisation–Périodiques.
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Library of Congress Cataloguing Record
Portuguese Studies Review
ISSN 1057-1515 print
Semiannual
v. : ill. : 23 cm
1. Portugal–Civilization–Periodicals. 2. Africa, Portuguese-speaking–Civilization–Periodicals. 3. Brazil–Civilization–Periodicals.
DP532 .P67       909/.091/5691 20 92-659516


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