Joana Cunha Leal

Quoting name: Joana Cunha Leal
Professional Category: Associate Professor with Habilitation (NOVA FCSH)
Position(s) within IHA: Board Member – IHA Deputy-Director | SC Member | RG Member [Art Theory, Historiography and Criticism]
ORCiD: 0000-0001-9141-7255
Scopus Author ID: 55749455500 / 57191898435
WoS ResearcherID: 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 avant-garde circulations. 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 for two years (2010-11) and PI of two research projects funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology:  “Southern Modernisms” (2014-2015), and “Iberian Modernisms and the Primitivist Imaginary” (2018-2022). She was director of the NOVA FCSH Art History Institute between 2016 and 2022, and acts currently as deputy-director in the new board elected for the 2023-2025 term.

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SC – Scientific Council
RG – Research Group