CECS researcher Andreia Durães has just won the “Pina Manique Award. From the Enlightenment to the Liberal Revolution 2019” with the doctoral dissertation “Casas de Cidade: processo de privatização e consumos de luxo nas camadas médias urbanas (Lisboa na segunda metade do século XVIII e inícios do século XIX)”.
Andreia Durães will formally receive the 2,500 euro prize on December 4, in a multiple session, in which all other Portuguese Academy of History Awards will also be presented. The “Pina Manique Award. From the Enlightenment to the Revolution” is an initiative of the Portuguese Academy of History and is intended for works aimed at greater and better knowledge of the history of Portugal and its relationship with a changing Europe.
Maria de Lourdes de Pina Manique, one of the sponsors of the prize and fifth granddaughter of Diogo Inácio de Pina Manique, says that Andreia Durães “contributed significantly to the knowledge of the time of the Pina Manique Award and its time sharing”. “She can be proud to bear such distinction associated with her PhD dissertation, especially in the search for historical truth”, adds the Retired Coordinating Professor of the Higher School of Education of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto.
On December 4, Andreia Durães will be entitled to a small intervention in which she will have to defend the principles underlying her approach, “very interesting regarding the concept of ‘middle layers’ and the composition of heritage, houses, ways of living. and their consumption”, in the words of Maria de Lourdes de Pina Manique.
The defense of the thesis led by Isabel dos Guimarães Sá and Nuno Gonçalo Monteiro took place on May 18, 2018, at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Minho, where Andreia Durães obtained the highest score of the institution unanimously by the jury.