Gai Roufe

Gai Roufe. Portuguese Colonialism in Africa

Gai Roufe's research interests include precolonial history of Africa, the history of the Portuguese presence in south-east Africa and Portuguese colonialism in Africa. Recently, as part of the EU's Erasmus+ exchange programme, Dr Roufe was visiting lecturer in the University College Dublin School of History where he recorded three podcasts for History Hub.

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Flora Cassen: Philip II of Spain and His Italian Jewish Spy

In episode nine of History Hub's podcast series – ‘Kingdom, Empire and Plus Ultra: conversations on the history of Portugal and Spain, 1415-1898‘ - Professor Flora Cassen, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, discusses the importance of diplomacy in the Portuguese Empire, particularly in Asia.

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Portuguese Diplomacy in Asia and the Global Renaissance

In episode eight of History Hub's podcast series – ‘Kingdom, Empire and Plus Ultra: conversations on the history of Portugal and Spain, 1415-1898‘ - Dr. Zoltán Biedermann, of University College London, discusses the importance of diplomacy in the Portuguese Empire, particularly in Asia.

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