“The economic” Restoration “of the Kingdom of the Algarve: the case of Faro at the end of the Old Regime” will be the subject of a lecture given by Andreia Fidalgo on January 16 at 6 pm at the António Ramos Rosa Municipal Library.

In the seventies of the eighteenth century, the kingdom of the Algarve was the target of a plan of economic reforms initiated by the Marquis of Pombal, which marked the region in the last 50 years of the Old Regime.

Andreia Fidalgo’s communication, integrated in the cycle “Investigate, Know, Appreciate …”, will focus on the city of Faro, “the main urban center of the region during this period”.

Andreia Fidalgo, with a degree in Cultural Heritage (2009) and a master’s degree in Algarve History (2013), is a PhD student in the Inter-University PhD Program in History. Restoration Plan of the Kingdom of the Algarve: economic reformism between 1773 and 1820 ».

Since February 2014, she has been teaching as a guest assistant at the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences of the University of Algarve, where she has been a regular collaborator since the academic year 2009/2010, teaching the courses of History of Modern Culture and History. from Portuguese Culture (Modern Period) to the degree course in Cultural Heritage and Archeology.


Biblioteca Municipal de Faro