Welcome on board Eduardo Sartoretto
We are pleased to present Eduardo Sartoretto as the selected candidate for the prestigious PhD position in Global History of the Portuguese Empire.
Eduardo's remarkable success in the selection process for our project “Imperial Commoners in Brazil and West Africa (1640–1822): A Global History from a Correspondence Network Perspective"” is a testament to his exceptional achievements and scholarly abilities, as well as a recognition of his expertise and tireless dedication to the field of history.
Moreover, Eduardo will not only be an integral part of our project, but will also join the prestigious Anthropos Doctoral School of the Polish Academy of Sciences, which is affiliated with the Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History in Poland.
Eduardo’s participation promises to enrich our research endeavors with a wealth of knowledge and new perspectives. We look forward to the invaluable contributions and profound insights he will undoubtedly offer, which will deepen and broaden our exploration of the captivating areas of the global and maritime history of the Portuguese Empire.
Eduardo Sartoretto holds a master's degree in History from the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), in Brazil. He is a history teacher in Brazilian public education, and a researcher in Social History, Political History, American History, Maritime History and Atlantic History, from the late 18th and early 19th centuries, especially the period relating to Latin-American independence. His master's thesis deals with the process of independence of the United Provinces of the Rio de la Plata, focusing on the use, participation, action, and organization of privateers during the wars of independence. His current research focuses on understanding the organization, thoughts and actions of sailors and marines in the Portuguese merchant navy during the Age of Revolutions.