Academic Qualifications

PhD in Modern and Contemporary History,  2011 – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Portugal.

Master in Modern and Contemporary History,  2005 – ISCTE, Lisbon, Portugal.

Post-graduation in Modern and Contemporary History,  2003 –  ISCTE, Lisbon, Portugal.

Degree in Modern and Contemporary History,  2002 – ISCTE, Lisbon, Portugal.

Biographical Information

Ana Mónica Fonseca is a Postdoctoral researcher at the Center for International Studies at the University Institute Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL) and a Guest Assistant Professor at the History Department also at ISCTE-IUL. Since 2006 she is also a researcher at the New University of Lisbon’s Portuguese Institute for International Relations (IPRI-UNL). Her PhD dissertation in Contemporary History (ISCTE-IUL, 2011), entitled «É Preciso Regar os Cravos!» A Social-Democracia Alemã e a transição portuguesa para a Democracia (1974-1976), received the Honorable Mention of the Victor de Sá Award for Contemporary History 2012 and the Honorable Mention of the Mario Soares Foundation-EDP Award 2012. Her master’s thesis was awarded with the Mário Soares Foundation Prize in 2006 and was published in the next year: A força das armas: O apoio da República Federal da Alemanha ao Estado Novo (1958–1968) (Lisbon: MNE-ID, 2007). Her main research areas are Southern Europe democratic transitions, Portuguese-German relations during Cold War, transatlantic relations, German History, democracy promotion and transnational history. She has published in several national and international academic journals (Journal of European Integration History, Portuguese Journal of Social Sciences, Relações Internacionais) and contributed in various edited volumes.

Publications

Fonseca, A.M. (2016) "A Constituição de 1976: a visão de Bona", Relações Internacionais, 49.

Fonseca, A.M. (2015) "David Castaño. “‘A Practical Test in the Détente’: International Support for the Socialist Party in the Portuguese Revolution (1974-1975).” Cold War History 15:1 (Winter 2015): 1-26. DOI: 10.1080/14682745.2014.932349", H-Diplo Article Reviews, 542, pp. 1-4.

Fonseca, A.M. (2015) "A Extinção do Corpo de Estado Maior em 1974", In Luís Nuno Rodrigues O Corpo de Estado-Maior do Exército Português: apogeu e queda, Lisboa: Instituto de Estudos Superiores Militares. Centro de Investigação de Segurança e Defesa. ISBN: 9789899917149.

Fonseca, A.M. (2015) "Die Nelken brauchen jetzt Wasser! The SPD and the Portuguese transition to democracy", In Ettrich, Frank e Herz, Dietmar Willy Brandt: Politisches Handeln und Demokratisierung, (pp. 157-179). Berlim, Budrich UniPress. ISBN: 978-3-86388-076-7.

Fonseca, A.M., Ana Mónica Fonseca e David Castaño (eds.) (2012) "O Apoio da Social-Democracia Alemã à democratização portuguesa (1974-1976)", Ler História, 63, pp. 93-107.

Fonseca, A.M. (2009) "A República Federal da Alemanha e a Política Colonial do Estado Novo no início da década de 1960", In Fernando Clara Outros Horizontes. Encontros Luso-Alemães em Contextos Coloniais, Lisboa, Colibri Editor.

Fonseca, A.M. (2009) "Ministers and Centres of Power in Nazi Germany", In António Costa Pinto Ruling Elites and Decision-Making in Fascist-Era Dictatorships, Nova Iorque: Columbia University Press/Social Sciences Monographs.