Jessica Falconi is doctorate by the University of Napoles in Iberian Studies. Thesis Ilha de Moçambique nella poesia mozambicana contemporanea. Post-doctoral researcher of CEsA/ISEG with a Grant of the Portuguese Foundation of Science and Technology. Specialist in African literatures of Portuguese language, with a particular focus in Mozambique literature and literary press. Has a vast experience of teamwork in funded research projects, namely: NEVIS: Written and visual narratives of the post-colonial nation,CEsA/ISEG-FCT; coordination of the local team of “Countries of Portuguese Expression” of the project New Portuguese Letters: 40 years after, ILCM-FCT; Portuguese Women and the African Liberation Movements, CES-FCT; “NNPC: Post-colonial Nation and Narrative, CEsA/ISEG-FCT. Had an active role in the application for funding of the project NILUS- NILUS: Narratives of the Indian Ocean in the Lusophone Space, CEsA-ISEG-FCT. Member of the Organizing Committee International Group for Studies of Colonial periodical press of the Portuguese empire (IGSCP-IP).