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The origins of Portuguese emigration policy
[As origens da política portuguesa de emigração]
Miriam Halpern Pereira
Miriam Halpern Pereira holds a Ph.D. in History by Sorbonne and is Professor Emeritus of History at ISCTE-IUL and Founding Director of Center for Studies in Modern and Contemporary History. One of her main research interests has been the Portuguese emigration, about which the interviewee wrote several papers and books, such as A Política Portuguesa de Emigração (1850-1930) [The Portuguese Politics of Emigration (1850-1930)]. Edited by José Vicente Serrão, Magda Avelar Pinheiro and Maria de Fátima Sá e Melo Ferreira, the book Desenvolvimento Económico e Mudança Social. Portugal nos Últimos Dois Séculos [Economic Development and Social Change. Portugal in the Last Two Centuries] was published in 2009 in honour of Miriam Halpern Pereira.


Interview held in Lisbon, March 30th, 2011, by Filipa Pinho*,
revised for publication in June 2016.
Online version available here


Series  OEm Conversations With 
Number  3
Date  June 2016
Pages  15
ISSN  2183-718X (Online)
DOI  10.15847 / CIESOEMCW032016
Keywords  History of Portuguese emigration, emigration policies, remittances.
Cite as  Pinho, Filipa (2016), “As origens da política portuguesa de emigração: entrevista com Miriam Halpern Pereira”, OEm Conversations With, 3, Lisboa, Observatório da Emigração, CIES-IUL, ISCTE-IUL. DOI 10.15847/CIESOEMCW032016

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