José Meirinhos is full professor of Medieval Philosophy at the Faculdade de Letras of the Universidade do Porto (Via Panorâmica s/n; 4150-564 Porto; Portugal), and member of the research unit Instituto de Filosofia da Universidade do Porto. Principal investigator of the research project “Critical Edition and Study of the Works Attributed do Petrus Hispanus – 1” funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (2016-2019). Director of the journal Mediaevalia. Textos e estudos since 2013, and director of the collections “Imago Mundi. Filosofia em texto e tradução” (Porto) and “Textos e estudos de Filosofia Medieval” (Famalicão).
Some publications: Estudos de Filosofia Medieval. Temas e autores portugueses, Porto Alegre 2007; Metafísica do homem. Conhecimento e vontade nas obras de psicologia atribuídas a Pedro Hispano (século XIII), Porto 2011; Bibliotheca Manuscripta Petri Hispani, Lisboa 2011. Edited volumes / volumes editados (with M.ª Cândida Pacheco), Intelect et imagination dans la Philosophie Médiévale, 3 vol., Turnhout 2005; (with C. Burnett and J. Hamesse), Continuities and Disruptions Between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, Louvain-la-Neuve 2008; (with J. Hamesse), Les Auctoritates Aristotelis, leur utilisation et leur influence chez les auteurs médiévaux, Barcelona – Madrid 2015.
JOSÉ FRANCISCO MEIRINHOS
MANUEL PEDRO FERREIRA
Manuel Pedro Ferreira was educated at Lisbon and Princeton University, where he wrote his PhD dissertation under Kenneth Levy on Gregorian chant at Cluny. He teaches at the Music Sciences Department of the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCSH/NOVA), which he sometime coordinated. Since 2005 he also chairs the Research Centre on the Sociology and Aesthetics of Music (CESEM) at FCSH/NOVA. In 1995 he founded the early music ensemble Vozes Alfonsinas, which he still directs in concerts and recordings. He was elected in 2010 a member of the Academia Europaea and is since 2012 member of the Directive Board of the International Musicological Society. Dedicated mainly to musicological studies, Manuel Pedro Ferreira published a vast number of papers in books and journals worldwide. He has been additionally active as a music critic, a composer and a poet. He is married and father of three.
MANUEL PEDRO FERREIRA
Researcher in School of Agriculture, University of Lisbon and researcher in Forest Research Center (CEF) of School of Agriculture (ISA). She holds a degree in Biology from Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon and a Ph.D. on Forestry Engineering from the School of Agriculture, University of Lisbon (Year 1998). Scientific area of research: Science and technology of lignocellulosic materials with focus on the wood and non-wood forest products anatomy, properties and their variability. Expertise in the identification of temperate and tropical timber (softwoods and hardwoods). Consultor: wood identification for industry, trade, customs and other areas such as archaeology and conservation. Supervisor of the Laboratory of Vegetal Anatomy, Wood collection (Xylarium) and Microscope Slide Collection of Forest Research Center (CEF). Supervisor of research projects, MS and PhD students, and training courses in the area of vegetal anatomy. Member of International Association of Wood Anatomists (IAWA).