João Luís Lisboa is Full Professor of the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences (FSHSc), department of Philosophy, of NOVA University of Lisbon. Researcher of CHAM since 2014. Director of Centre of Cultural History of NOVA University of Lisbon between 2004 and 2014. Doctorate in History and Civilization at the European University Institute, in Florence, with the thesis Mots (dits) écrits. Formes et valeurs de la diffusion des idées au 18ème siècle au Portugal. Director of the Portuguese Institute of Book and Libraries, Ministry of Culture, between 2001 and 2002.