The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture / Tagus Press is a multidisciplinary international studies and outreach unit dedicated to the study of the language, literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world. Working in close partnership with the Department of Portuguese and the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives, it is the oldest of these units devoted to Portuguese at UMass Dartmouth.

Events - 2010

“The Portuguese Conquest of Goa: War and Politics in India, in 1510”

Lecture by Portuguese Historian on the Portuguese Conquest of Goa, India, in 1510

Prof. João Paulo Oliveira e Costa
New University of Lisbon.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 11:00 a.m
Claire T. Carney Library Browsing Area, Parking Lot 13

Free and open to the public

Prof. Jo?o Paulo Oliveira e Costa
Prof. João Paulo Oliveira e Costa of the
New University of Lisbon

September 20, 2010 – Dartmouth, MA. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and Department of History announce a lecture entitled “The Portuguese Conquest of Goa: War and Politics in India, in 1510,” by Prof. João Paulo Oliveira e Costa  of the New University of Lisbon.

 The lecture—free and open to the public—is scheduled for Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Claire T. Carney Library Browsing Area, Parking Lot 13.

Prof. Oliveira e Costa is Professor of History and Director of the Centro de História de Além-Mar at the New University of Lisbon. He is the Editor of Anais de História de Além-Mar and of the Bulletin of Portuguese/Japanese Studies. His most recent academic publication (in colaboration with Vítor Luís Gaspar Rodrigues) is Conquista de Goa (1510-1512): Campanhas de Afonso de Afonso de Albuquerque, Vol. I (Tribuna da História, 2008). 

This lecture is sponsored in part by the American Portuguese Society.

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