Everton V. Machado received a PhD degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Paris-Sorbonne / Paris IV in 2008. He is currently Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Human Sciences of the Catholic University of Portugal and researcher at the Research Centre for Communication and Culture (CECC). Previously, he worked as Postdoctoral Researcher (2010-2013) and Assistant Researcher (2013-2018) at the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon (FLUL), where he co-directed the Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC) from 2016 until 2019, coordinated the research team “Orion - Portuguese Orientalism: 19th and 20th centuries” from 2014 until 2019 and developed for five years the exploratory research project “The Portuguese Representations of India: Power and Knowledge in a Peripheral Orientalism (19th and 20th centuries)”, funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology of Portugal (IF/01452/2013). He was also Lecturer on Brazilian Studies at the University Lumière Lyon 2 (2009-2010). Among his publications are an edition of Jornadas (1873-1874) by Tomás Ribeiro (1831-1901) and the study (monograph) O Orientalismo Português e as Jornadas de Tomás Ribeiro: caracterização de um problema (Lisbon, Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, series “Fontes” and “Estudos” respectively, 2018), as well as a scientific edition of India’s first Portuguese-language novel, Os Brahamanes (1866) by Francisco Luís Gomes (1829-1869) (Les Brahmanes, translated from Portuguese to French by L. de Claranges-Lucotte, Paris, Classiques Garnier, series “Littératures du Monde”, 2012, series “Classiques Jaunes”, 2016). With Adelaide Vieira Machado, Alice Santiago Faria and Sandra Ataíde Lobo, he is currently editing a book of essays entitled Colonial Periodical Press in the Portuguese Empire: Theorising Approaches, that will be published in the series Routledge Studies in Cultural History.