AIA Lecturer: Alexandre Monteiro
Alexandre Monteiro is with the Instituto de Arqueologia e Paleocienias of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (the New University of Lisbon) in Portugal. His areas of specialization are maritime archaeology, post-mediaeval and modern ships and seafaring, Iberian shipbuilding, and underwater cultural heritage management and dissemination to the general public. He is currently working on several projects, including archival and historical shipwreck databases for the Sultanate of Oman and Mozambique, the Grândola Coastline Maritime Archaeology Project, and the Primavera shipwreck site off of Berlengas Island, Portugal; he is also conducting historical research on several wrecks, including the Nuestra Senora del Rosario (Grândola coast), the Bom Jesus (Namibia), the Esperança (Turks and Caicos Islands), and the Correio d'Ázia (Ningaloo Reef, Australia). He is the AIA's Archaeology of Portugal Lecturer for 2014/2015.