Zélia Pereira

Holds a Ph.D. in Information and Documentation Sciences from the University of Évora. Graduated in History by the Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon and holds a master’s degree in Contemporary Social History from the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL). Since 1997, has collaborated in several research projects in the fields of History and Archivistics. As a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra, is dedicated to the study of the self-determination process of Timor-Leste. Is also an information manager at the Mário Soares and Maria Barroso Foundation.

Geographical Areas of Research

East Timor

Areas of Research


East Timor



Human rights