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The Professor Francisco Vieira de Almeida Award

Fundação Vasco Vieira de Almeida | Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa

The Vasco Vieira de Almeida Foundation and the Faculty of Arts of the University of Lisbon strongly believe that the dissemination of knowledge and science is an essential step in the construction of a more open, engaged and inclusive society. Inspired by this mission, the two entities have launched the Professor Francisco Vieira de Almeida Award with the aim of fostering research and contributing to the development of knowledge and innovation in the field of humanities.

This Award celebrates the work and memory of Professor Francisco Vieira de Almeida, by presenting and promoting new knowledge, talent and scientific works in several different humanities research areas, to be selected in each edition of the competition, which will be held on a biennial basis.

Eligibility of the participants

The Professor Francisco Vieira de Almeida Award is open to applications from undergraduate, Master’s and PhD degree holders, as well as postdoctoral researchers, from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Lisbon, within five years of the completion of their academic degree or the end of their postdoctoral researcher status.

The prize

The amount of the Award is €20,000, to which a maximum sum of €5,000 will be added as a contribution towards the publishing expenses of the award-winning paper.

Jury

Vasco Vieira de Almeida

Founding Partner of Vieira de Almeida

Miguel Tamen

Director of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Lisbon

José Pedro Serra

Director of the Library of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Lisbon

António Feijó

Pro-Rector of the University of Lisbon and Director of the University of Lisbon Press

José Gil

Philosopher and essayist

Calendar - Edition II

April
2021

Prize's second edition launch

September 30
2022

Deadline for submissions

30 November
2022

Deadline for jury deliberation

Mid-December
2022

Results announcement to the candidates and dissemination of the winning work

By the end of December
2022

Award ceremony and launch of the third edition

Edition II Research Areas

Philosophy

The works concerning the Professor Francisco Vieira de Almeida Prize's II Edition should be submitted by 11:59 pm on 30 September 2022.

Application Form

The research papers to be considered in the 2nd Edition of the Professor Francisco Vieira de Almeida Award must be submitted by 23:59 (11:59 p.m.) of 30 September 2022.

Candidate Profile

Description of Research Paper

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