Luzia Aurora Rocha
Luzia Aurora Rocha graduates in Musicology from NOVA University of Lisbon in 1999 where she also completed a Master degree and PhD degree in Musicology (2004, 2012). In 2010 and 2014 published Ópera & Caricatura – o Teatro de S. Carlos na obra de Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro (vol. 1, 2) and Cantate Dominum: Música e espiritualidade no azulejo barroco. In 2019 she published, in co-autorship, Imagens de Música – Itinerário Iconográfico-Musical (Guias Palácio Fronteira). She is member of International Musicological Society study groups (Study Group on Musical Iconography, Study Group for Latin America and Caribbean – ARLAC, Global East Asian Music Research) and collaborates with the Grupo de Iconografia Musical de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid/AEDOM. Currently is the Director of NIM- Musical Iconography Study Group/CESEM – Centre for the Study of the Sociology and Aesthetics of Music, FCSH/NOVA University of Lisbon. Luzia Rocha teatched at Instituto Piaget, Academia Nacional Superior de Orquestra and Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa, with supervision of Master students. She presented her work at several conferences and other venues in Portugal and abroad and published articles in periodicals with referees, also indexed at Web of Science. Luzia Rocha achieved a Merit Prize from NOVA University of Lisbon (1999) a PhD grant (FCT, 2006), a research grant from Fundação Oriente/The Orient Foundation (2015-2016) and, more recently (2017) a post-doctoral research position from CESEM/NOVA University of Lisbon.