Susana S. Martins

Quoting name: Susana S. Martins
Professional Category/Position: Assistant Professor (NOVA FCSH); Researcher
Position(s) within IHA: Board Member – RG Coordinator [Museum Studies] | SC Member
Thematic areas: Photography, Museum Studies,  Art History, Cultural Studies, Visual Culture
CIÊNCIA ID: 4C11-AA90-22D5
ORCiD: 0000-0002-7504-9832
Scopus Author ID: 56579791200



Susana S. Martins is a Senior Researcher at the Art History Institute (IHA-NOVA FCSH/IN2PAST), where she currently coordinates the research group MuSt—Museum Studies. 
Trained as an art historian, she completed her doctorate in photography and cultural studies at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, under the supervision of Prof. Jan Baetens, with the work “Portugal as Seen through Foreign Eyes: Photography and Visual Culture in the 1950s.”
Martins has been mainly working on art and visual culture studies, namely on the intersection of photography, exhibitions, and print cultures. Her research covers photographic books, museums & exhibitions, propaganda, travel, national identities and early media culture. She has authored several publications on these themes and worked with different cultural institutions, museums and curatorial projects.
She has also lectured graduate and undergraduate courses in the fields of photography, 19th-century visual culture, Lusophone studies, contemporary art and semiotics. Presently, she is an invited professor at the Department of Art History (NOVA FCSH), coordinating a Photography and Visual Arts course. 
She is currently Co-PI of the three-year research project CURIOSITAS – Peeping Before Virtual Reality. A Media Archaeology of Immersion Through VR and the Iberian Cosmoramas, funded by FCT (PTDC/COM-OUT/4851/2021).

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SC – Scientific Council
RG – Research Group