Centre of Religious History Studies (CEHR)

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Centre of Religious History Studies (CEHR) is a R&D unit from the UCP. With a national dimension the CEHR has its headquarters in Lisbon and a branch in the UCP's regional centre in Porto with affiliated members from all the major public universities. Its main objective is to contribute to the study of the social phenomena and dynamics from the point of view of their religious articulations inscribed in the Portuguese historical space bearing in mind the different locations of the religion the actors' categories and the complexity of the several contexts thus contributing to the historical understanding of societies. The CEHR promotes research projects seminars scientific meetings and publications such as the journal Lusitania Sacra. In the area of postgraduate training the Centre hosts doctoral projects is a partner in the Interuniversity Doctoral Programme in History (PIUDHist) and collaborates with the Master and PhD programmes on History and Culture of Religions in the Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa (FLUL).

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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