Luís Quintais


Anthropologist and Professor at the Departament of Life Sciences of the University of Coimbra, Luís Quintais has done ethnography about war and traumatic memory with ex-soldiers of the Portuguese colonial wars and also research on the archive of the Portuguese forensic psychiatry. At the University of Coimbra, he is lecturing on visual cultures, literature and anthropology, medical anthropology and cognitive anthropology. His work is published in Portuguese and international publications.

Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Quintais, Luís (2019), A dor desenha_reflexões sobre A shot in the eye de Eduard Arbós, in Eduard Arbós (org.), A shot in the eye. Coimbra: CAPC-Círculo de Artes Plásticas de Coimbra, pp. 21-3.

Book Chapter

Quintais, Luís (2019), A melancolia do mestre das correspondências. Claude Lévi-Strauss, hoje, in Rita Marnoto (org.), Ut pintura poesis, As artes do Colégio, 3. Coimbra: Colégio das Artes, UC., pp. 53-65.