Manuel Villaverde Cabral

Emeritus Researcher, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon

Portrait of Manuel Villaverde Cabral

Born in 1940, he is currently Emeritus Researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences – ICS (University of Lisbon). He was the director of the Portuguese National Library and of ICS for many years as well as a vice-rector of the University of Lisbon. Abroad, he was a Research Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a visiting professor at King’s College London, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the EHESS-Paris and the former IUPERJ-Rio de Janeiro. He has published over a hundred books and articles on contemporary Portuguese history and society.