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Carla Alexandra Larouco Gomes
Research Group: English Studies: Culture (RG 2)
Professional Title: Researcher / Adjunct Professor
Academic Degrees: (2014) PhD in Literature and Culture Studies/English Studies
Institutional Address: CEAUL - Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa, Alameda da Universidade, 1600-214 Lisboa
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Research Projects:

  • (2014-...). Victorians Like Us. (Scient. Coord. TMalafaia and AMendes, CEAUL/ULICES).
  • (2008-...). The British Empire: Ideologies, Perspectives and Perceptions. (Scient. Coord. LLFaria/TMalafaia and AMendes, CEAUL/ULICES).

Main Achievements:

  • (2014). L. T. Hobhouse’s New Liberalism and the Reformulation of Ideology, (Supervisor: CVFerreira, ULisboa), ULisboa, (PhD in Literature and Culture Studies) Summa Cum Laude.
  • (2008). “Richard Hooker e a defesa da via media em Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity”, (Supervisor: CVFerreira, ULisboa), ULisboa, (MA in Cultures Studies).

Research Outputs

Publications in peer reviewed journals and/or other publications:

  • (2013). “Considerations on the Nature of the Democratic State: L. T. Hobhouse’s Contribution”. Humanities and Social Sciences Review. UniversityPublications.net. 267-272.
  • (2013). “Liberalism Today: The Challenges Posed by Plural Societies”. In Cercel, CSebastian and COzpinar (Eds.) Examining State and Evil: Authoritarian Slips, Past and Present. Interdisciplinary.net. 13-21.
  • (2011). “The Individual, Society, and the State as Mediator: An Introductory Approach to L. T. Hobhouse’s Ethical Liberalism”. In APFole (Ed.) Ethics, Evil, Law and the State. Interdisciplinary.net.

Books and book chapters of international circulation:

  • (2014). “When Conflict Takes Over: L. T. Hobhouse on Evolution and Social Darwinism”. Reviewing Imperial Conflicts. Eds. AMendes and CBaptista. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press. 212-222.

Chapters in books, including contributions to conference proceedings, contributions to festschriften, essays in collections:

  • (2015). Fernando de Mello Moser: Um Tributo (Co-edited with ASerras e LFlora). Lisboa: CEAUL.
  • (2013). “Richard Hooker and the shaping of the Church of England’s identity: the Role of Scripture, Reason and Tradition”. In CVFerreira et al (Eds.) A Scholar for all Seasons. Volume de Homenagem a João de Almeida Flor. Lisboa: CEAUL, 201-207.
  • (2011). “Inverted Priorities: L. T. Hobhouse’s Critical Voice in the context of Imperial Expansion”. In ASerras (Ed.) Empire Building and Modernity. Lisboa: CEAUL, 49-58.
  • (2011). “Império e Religião: The Star in the East e a polémica em torno das missões”. In CVFerreira e TAMalafaia (Eds.) The British Empire. Ideology, Perspectives, Perceptions. Lisboa: ULICES, 105-113.

Other categories, including web-based resources; video and audio recordings (to the extent that they embody research):

  • (2011). Radio Programme about Richard Hooker and the Elizabethan Reformation, broadcasted by Antena 2, programme Música Aeterna. 5-12 Nov.

Organisation of scientific dissemination activities:

  • (2016). Org. Committe of Conf. David Bowie Interart | Text | Media, ULisboa, 22-24 Sep.
  • (2016). Org. Committee of Conf. Victorians Like Us III, ULisboa, 26-27 Out.
  • (2014). Org. Committee of Conf. Victorians Like Us II, ULisboa, 26-29 Nov.
  • (2011). Org. Committee of Conf. Reviewing Imperial Conflict, ULisboa, 26-28 Oct.
  • (2010). Org. Committee of Conf. Empire Building and Modernity, ULisboa, 7 Dec.
  • (2009). Org. Committee of Conf. Visualizing the Empire, ULisboa, 26 May.
  • (2009). Org. Committee of Conf. Questioning the Empire, ULisboa, 21 May.

Other activities

  • (2015-...). Assistant Editor/ Copy Editor Anglo Saxonica, Peer-Reviewed Academic Journal (CEAUL/ULICES).

Chairing of conference sessions by invitation:

  • (2016). Session Global, local, political – student engagement and participation across cultures, borders and disciplines”, Political Studies Association Conference, 21-23 March, Brighton, U.K.
  • (2014). Session “Portraying Social Ills' Victorians Like Us. The Victorian Household: Power, Policies, Practices Conference”, 26-26 Nov., ULisboa.
  • (2013). 7th Session of the Conference promoted by the International Journal of Arts and Sciences, 26-30 May, Harvard University, Boston, U.S.A.
  • (2012). 3rd Session of the Conference Victorians Like Us: Memories, Dialogues and Trends, 21-23 Nov., School of Arts and Humanities, ULisboa.
  • (2012). Session: “Policing Dissent: Authoritarian Reformulation of the State in AKP's Turkey”, International Conference Ethics, Evil and the State, 6 May, Prague, Czech Republic.

Presentations in international conferences:

  • (2016). “Reconciling Individual Rights and the Common Good: L. T. Hobhouse's Proposal”, Political Studies Association, Brighton, U.K. 21-23 March.
  • (2014). “The British Empire and the Portrayal of Race Relations in Literature”, International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference, University of London, U.K., 4-7 Nov.
  • (2013). “Considerations on the Nature of the Democratic State: L. T. Hobhouse’s Contribution”. Int. Multidisciplinary Conf. International Journal of Arts and Sciences, Harvard U, 26-30 May.
  • (2012). “Liberalism Today: The Challenges Posed by Plural Societies”. Int. Conf. 6th Ethics, Evil and the State, Prague, Czech Republic. 6-8 May.
  • (2011). “Where the Modern State Rests: Rights and Democracy in L. T. Hobhouse’s Political Thought”. 2nd Int. Conf. Intersections of Law and Culture. Franklin College, Switzerland, 23-25 Sep.
  • (2011). “The Individual, Society, and the State as Mediator: An Introductory Approach to L. T. Hobhouse’s Ethical Liberalism”. 5th Int. Conf. Ethics, Evil, Law and the State, Warsaw, Poland, 22-24 May.
  • (2009). “The Importance of Law in the Context of a changing culture: analyzing Richard Hooker’s contribution to the English Reformation”. Int. Conf. Intersections of Law and Culture, Franklin College, Switzerland. 2-4 Oct.

Presentations in national conferences:

  • (2015). “A man of his Time: the Scientific and Political Grounds for Kipling’s Imperialism”. Kipling Simposium, ULisboa, 17 Dec.
  • (2015). At Home and Abroad: the Boer War (1899-1902), the South African Concentration Camps and Emily Hobhouse’s Disturbing Report”. Representations of Home Open Seminar: Belonging and (Un)-belonging in South Africa: Past and Present. ULisboa, 8 Oct.
  • (2014). Barbarism in the Age of Progress: Emily Hobhouse’s Report on the South African ‘concentration camps’ and the Liberal Divide over the Boer War”. Victorians Like Us. The Victorian Household: Power, Policies, Practices. ULisboa, 26-29 Nov.
  • (2012). “The Place of Liberalism(s) in Multicultural Societies”. 33rd APEAA Conf. Authority Versus Alterity: the return of hegemony?, UCatólica, 20-21 Sep.
  • (2011). “When Conflict Takes Over: L. T. Hobhouse on Evolution and Social Darwinism”. Int. Conf. Reviewing Imperial Conflicts, ULisboa, 26-28 Oct.
  • (2011). “How Race Matters: Empire and Assumptions about Race in E. M. Forster’s A Passage to India”. Annual APEAA Conf. Current Debates in English and American Studies, UCoimbra, 12-14 May.
  • (2010). “Inverted Priorities: L. T. Hobhouse’s Critical Voice in the Context of Imperial Expansion”. Int. Conf. Empire Building and Modernity, ULisboa, 6-7 Dec.
  • (2010). “Re-assessing the role of Henry VIII in England’s Political and Religious Turning-point”. SEDERI Int. Conf. Ports, Piers and Roads, UPorto, 22-24 Apr.
  • (2009). “Considerations on The East Offering its riches to Britannia”. Int. Conf. Visualizing Empire, ULisboa, 26 May.
  • (2009). “Império e Religião: The Star in the East e a polémica em torno das missões.” Int. Conf. Questioning Empire, ULisboa, 21 Apr.
  • (2009). “Richard Hooker and the Shaping of the Church of England’s Identity: the role of Scripture, Reason and Tradition.” Annual APEAA Conf. Self, Memory, Expression. UPorto, 19-21 Feb.

Future research:

  • (2016/2017) “Barbarism in the Age of Progress: Emily Hobhouse's Report on the South African ‘concentration camps’ and the Liberal Divide over the Boer War, Victorians Like Us: Interfaces of Empire and Domesticity, Palgrave.

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