Anita Lucchesi was a PhD Candidate in Digital and Public History at the University of Luxembourg, with a project supported by the National Research Fund, Luxembourg (AFR-FNR PhD Grant, PhD project retained for funding from 2015 to 2018). Master in Comparative History by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, with a degree in History by the same University. Anita’s Bachelors Monograph on the relationship between History and New Media won a prize from the Brazilian Society for Theory and History of Historiography has been published as an eBook. Her Master Thesis compared the developments of Digital history/Digital Historiography in Italy and United States between 2001-2011. In Luxembourg, she is conducting doctoral project on migrant memories and narratives in the Grand Duchy, using digital public history methods to gather and analyse the historical sources, as well as to engage the interested community in the project. The working title of her PhD research is Shaping a digital memory platform on migration narratives: A public history project on Italian and Portuguese migration memories in Luxembourg, and the full project description (with preliminary hypothesis, research objectives, methodology session and references) is available here. Anita is also member of the administration board of the Centre de Documentation sur les Migrations Humaines, member of the outreach committee of the Rede Brasileira de História Pública and treasurer of the International Federation for Public History.
Anita obtained her PhD in September 2020.
Main supervisor: Prof. Dr Andreas Fickers (C²DH)