António Costa Pinto, Research Professor at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, and Professor of Politics and Contemporary European History at ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, to speak at the Senior Common Room (305), Founders College, York University, this October 24 from 2:30 to 4:30pm, on “The Lusophone World and the Legacies of Colonialism”.
This presentation is co-sponsored by Founders College, Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies, Department of History, and Department of Sociology (in collaboration with thePortuguese Studies Review and the Lusophone Studies Association).
António Costa Pinto has been a visiting professor at Stanford University, Georgetown University, a senior associate member at St Antony’s College, Oxford, and a senior visiting fellow at Princeton University and at the University of California, Berkeley. From 1999 to 2011 he has been a regular visiting professor at the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris. He was president of the Portuguese Political Science Association (2006-2010) and his research interests include authoritarianism, political elites, democratization and transitional justice in new democracies, the European Union, and the comparative study of political change in Southern Europe. He is a regular contributor to the mainstream Portuguese media. António Costa Pinto has recently edited Corporatism and Fascism: The Corporatist Wave in Europe (London: Routledge, 2017) as part of the Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right.