Gonçalo Filipe Antunes holds a MA in Anthropology of Development from Goldsmiths College, University of London. He is currently a PhD student in Anthropology at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, where is working on a dissertation titled Mobility, Exhibitions and Colonial History: a study of Timorese in Portugal in the first half of the 20th century. In 2010, he was a research assistant in the project “The sciences of anthropological classification in ‘Portuguese Timor’ (1894-1975)”. He has worked with several development agencies in Mozambique and East Timor.
His main research interests are the mobility of individual in the Portuguese colonial context, colonial exhibitions, colonial history and representation