I’m a historian with a deep interest in digital humanities, history of historiography and historical theory.


PhD in History (São Paulo State University), with a São Paulo Research Foundation fellowship.

Blog Posts


    Mapping History MA and PhD dissertations in Brazilian graduate programs (1942-2000). This project aims at building a centralized and standardized database for storing data about all the History MA and PhD dissertations defended in Brazilian graduate programs from 1942 (the beginning) to 2000. This project is currently funded by the São Paulo Research Foundation through a Postdoctoral Fellowship.

    History as Heterology: Michel de Certeau’s concept of history. This project is the continuation of my MA dissertation, in which I discussed Michel de Certeau’s conception of history as heterology.

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