Joana Cunha Leal

Full name: Joana Esteves da Cunha Leal
Quoting name: Joana Cunha Leal
Professional Category: Associate Professor (NOVA FCSH)
Position(s) within IHA: Board Member – IHA Director | RG Member [Art Theory, Historiography and Criticism] | RG Member [Lisbon Studies] | SC Member
ORCiD: 0000-0001-9141-7255
Scopus ID: 55749455500 / 57191898435
WoS ID: AAE-1460-2020



Joana Cunha Leal teaches graduate and post-graduate courses on nineteenth and early twentieth century art, art theory and historiography. Her recent work privileges the study of Iberian modernisms and the avant-garde. Her research project “Other Modernisms? The case of Amadeo Souza Cardoso” was awarded a Fulbright Research Fellowship in 2010. She was also a fellow of the Stone Summer Theory Institute in 2011, and PI for the project “Southern Modernisms” (2014-2015; funded by FCT). She is currently PI for the project “Iberian Modernisms and the Primitivist Imaginary” (AAC nº 02/SAICT/2017 – 029837; COMPETE 2020; FCT) and director of the Art History Institute of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (IHA/NOVA FCSH).

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SC – Scientific Committee
RG – Research Group