Jorge Correia holds a degree in Architecture (1999) and a PhD by the School of Architecture / University of Porto, Portugal, in 2006 [Portuguese settlements in North Africa] (FAUPpublicações, 2008). He has been working on the formal aspects of the Portuguese presence in the Maghreb through research projects or scientific commissariats, regularly publishing articles, book chapters, presenting papers in the field or being regularly invited to lecture or teach abroad such as UFRJ and UFES in Brazil or UJI in Spain.
Among other engagements, he was the general chair of European Architectural History Network 2010 conference and its vice-president (2008-2010). Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture / University of Minho (Architectural and Urban History courses) at Guimarães, where he seats at the main boards, regularly supervises Master and PhD thesis, and currently serves as Vice-dean for the Pedagogical affairs. He is also a researcher and deputy-director at the Landscape, Heritage and Territory Lab (Lab2PT). He was a Visiting Scholar Fellow and curator of the exhibition ‘Photographing the Arab city in the 19th century’at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, and a mobility staff fellow at An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine, Koya University, Kurdistan, Iraq, and Polis University, Tirana, Albania.
His main research interests are devoted to the study of architectural and urban aspects of the European colonial geographical and historical expansion sphere between 15th and 19th centuries, the cultural faces and challenges of heritage, as well as traditional Islamic cities’ studies and their representation.
Architectural and Urban History
Colonial architecture and urbanism
CORREIA, Jorge, CRUZ, Sérgio B. - «Vers une interprétation du château de Ksar Seghir: transformations morphologiques entre le 15e et le 16e siècles». In TEIXEIRA, A. (coord.) - Entre les deux rives du Détroit de Gibraltar: Archéologie de frontières aux 14-16e siècles / En las dos orillas del Estrecho de Gibraltar: Arqueología de fronteras en los siglos XIV-XVI. Lisboa: CHAM-FCSH/UNL-UAç (ArqueoArte 5), p.27-56, 2016. ISBN: 978-989-8492-45-6. DOI
CORREIA, Jorge, TAHER, Muath - «Traditional Islamic cities unveiled: the quest for urban design regularity». Gremium. Revista de Restauración Arquitectónica, 4: Urban Morphology (2015) 23-38. ISSN: 2007-877. DOI
CORREIA, Jorge, LOPES, Ana - “Azemmour, Morocco: early sixteenth-century Portuguese defences“. In FORT Journal, 42 (2014) 3-29. ISSN: 0261-586X. DOI
CORREIA, Jorge - “Building as propaganda: a palimpsest of faith and power in Atlantic Maghreb around 1500”. In GHARIPOUR, Mohammad (ed.), Sacred Precincts: Non-Muslim Sites in Islamic Societies, Brill, 2014, p. 445-459. ISBN: 978-900-427-906-3. DOI
CORREIA, Jorge, TEIXEIRA, André, CRUZ, Maria Augusta Lima - «Building and performing: early 16th-century Portuguese presence in Azammur». In The Journal of North African Studies. A special issue on facets of exchange between North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula. Eds: Miriam Ali-de-Unzaga and Adam Geiser. Abingdon: Routledge / Taylor & Francis Group. 19: 1 (2014) 93-109. ISSN: 1362-9387. DOI
CORREIA, Jorge - “Três castelos portugueses em Tânger: entre tardo-medievalidade e modernidade”.In FERNANDES, Isabel Cristina F. (Coord.), Fortificações e Território na Península Ibérica e no Magreb - Séculos VI a XVI, Lisboa, Edições Colibri - Campo Arqueológico de Mértola, 2013, vol. II, p. 619-625. ISBN 978-989-689-374-3. DOI
CORREIA, Jorge - “Atlantic Urban Transfers in Early Modernity: Mazagão, from Africa to the Americas”. In FAY, Elisabeth, VON MORZE, Leonard (eds.) - Urban Identity and the Atlantic World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, p. 25-40. ISBN: 978-0-230-34140-1. DOI
CORREIA, Jorge - “Clash of power and creed: cultural (re)foundations in Northwest Africa”. In Intersections. Foundation, Dedication and Consecration in the Early Modern World. Eds: Maarten Delbeke and Minou Schraven. Leiden/Boston: Brill. 22 (2012) 183-208. ISSN: 1568-1811. DOI
CORREIA, Jorge, FERNANDES, Isabel - Guimarães Moderna. Colecção Histórias de Cidades. Braga: UM, 2012. ISBN: 978-972-8533-25-0. DOI