Jorge Santos Alves

Assistant Professor

Generic Bio

Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Human Sciences (FCH), Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP), in Lisbon, and Coordinator of the Asian Studies Institute (FCH-UCP). He is also Coordinator of the MA in Asian Studies (FCH- UCP). He is affiliated as senior-researcher to the Center of Communication and Culture Studies (FCH-UCP). He is Vice-President of the Luso-Indonesian Association for Friendship and Cooperation (ALIAC), and Director of the journal Oriente (Fundação Oriente, Lisbon). His teaching in BA, MA and Ph.D. programs as much as his research are mainly focused on Asian Studies, particularly in the History of Southeast Asia, China (Macau) and the Indian Ocean area. His research interests are also directed to the Muslim networks in the Indian Ocean in the pre-colonial period.

 

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Islamic Trading Networks in the Maldives (16th century)

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 2025. Brill
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The Suma Oriental by Tomé Pires. Revised text, Notes and Indexes

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 2025. Fundação Oriente/Fundação Macau
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A. Patani and the Luso-Asian networks (1516-1642)

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Santos Alves). 2022. Archipel
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C. Portuguese and Spanish Sources (compiled & translated by Jorge Santos Alves with the collaboration of Kevin Rose)

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Santos Alves). 2022. Archipel
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Cultural Encounters in the Early Modern World: The case of Portuguese Exoticism in Asia

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 2022. Orientations
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Introduction

Jorge Santos Alves (with Daniel Perret). 2022. Archipel
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Janelas Abertas sobre a cidade: a carta dos mercadores chineses de Macau ao rei de Portugal (Dezembro de 1710)

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 2022. Res Sinicae - Pessoas, papéis e intercâmbios culturais entre a Europa e a China (1600-1800)
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Patani Through Foreign Eyes: Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 2022. Archipel - École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
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Um Rei e Três Imperadores. Portugal, Macau e a China no tempo de D. João V/One King and Three Emperors. Portugal, Macao and China in the Times of King John V

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2019. Museu de São Roque/Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa
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Three European Embassies to China

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2018.
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Três Embaixadas Europeias à China/Three European Embassies to China

Jorge Santos Alves 2018. Fundação Oriente
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Macau – Roteiros de uma Cidade Aberta, with Rui Simões & Miguel Santos Alves

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2017.
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Macau – Roteiros de uma Cidade Aberta, with Rui Simões & Miguel Santos Alves

Jorge Santos Alves 2017. Macao: Instituto Internacional de Macau
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“Clash or Understanding between Empires? The Strategic Vision of Hilário de Santa Rosa, Bishop of Macao (1739-1752)”

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2017. Empires en Marche : Rencontres entre la Chine et l’Occident à l’âge moderne (XVIe – XIXe siècles), François Lachaud e Dejanirah Couto (eds.)
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“Clash or Understanding between Empires? The Strategic Vision of Hilário de Santa Rosa, Bishop of Macao (1739-1752)”

Jorge Santos Alves 2017. Empires en Marche : Rencontres entre la Chine et l’Occident à l’âge moderne (XVIe – XIXe siècles), François Lachaud e Dejanirah Couto (eds.)
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“Gonçalo Veloso de São José”

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2016. Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History. Vol. 11 South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas (1600-1700), David Thomas & John Chesworth (eds.).
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“Gonçalo Veloso de São José”

Jorge Santos Alves 2016. Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History. Vol. 11 South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas (1600-1700), David Thomas & John Chesworth (eds.).
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“From Istanbul with love. Rumours, Conspiracies and Commercial Competition in Aceh-Ottoman Relations (1550s to 1570s)”

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2015. From Anatolia to Aceh. Ottomans, Turks and Southeast Asia, Annabel Teh Gallop & Andrew Peacock (eds.)
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“From Istanbul with love. Rumours, Conspiracies and Commercial Competition in Aceh-Ottoman Relations (1550s to 1570s)”

Jorge Santos Alves 2015. From Anatolia to Aceh. Ottomans, Turks and Southeast Asia, Annabel Teh Gallop & Andrew Peacock (eds.)
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Choque ou Entendimento entre Impérios ? O Pensamento estratégico de Hlário de Santa Rosa, Bispo de Macau (1739-1752)

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2014. Oriente ocidente
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« Choque ou Entendimento entre Impérios ? O Pensamento estratégico de Hlário de Santa Rosa, Bispo de Macau (1739-1752)”,

Jorge Santos Alves 2014. Oriente/Ocidente
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Fernão Mendes Pinto e as Redes de Negócios da Ásia Marítima (1530-1550)

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 2013. Fernão Mendes Pinto e a Projeção de Portugal no Mundo
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Five Centuries of Political and Diplomatic Relations between Portugal and Indonesia

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 2013.
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Governadores de Macau, with António Vasconcelos Saldanha (dir.)

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2013. Macao. Livros do Oriente
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Portugal e Indonésia. História das Relações Políticas e Diplomáticas (1509-1974)/Portugal and Indonesia. History of Political and Diplomatic Relations (1509-1974)

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2013. Macao. Instituto Internacional de Macau
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"Malacca: A Centre for Islamic Debate and a New Mecca (1480-1511)”

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2012. Port-cities and Intercultural Relations (XVth to XVIIIth centuries), Luís Filipe Barreto (ed.)
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"Malacca: A Centre for Islamic Debate and a New Mecca (1480-1511)”

Jorge Santos Alves 2012. Port-cities and Intercultural Relations (XVth to XVIIIth centuries), Luís Filipe Barreto (ed.)
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“A Nova Edição da Peregrinação (Lisboa 2010). Radiografia de um Projecto”

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2012. Os Descobrimentos Portugueses e a Mittel-Europa, István Rakóczi (ed.)
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“A Nova Edição da Peregrinação (Lisboa 2010). Radiografia de um Projecto”

Jorge Santos Alves 2012. Os Descobrimentos Portugueses e a Mittel-Europa, István Rakóczi (ed.)
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"Aceh through Portuguese Eyes - Views of a Southeast Asian Port-City”

Jorge Santos Alves 2011. Mapping the Acehnese Past , R. Michael Feener, Patrick Daly e Anthony Reid (eds.)
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Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2011. Mapping the Acehnese Past
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Aceh dari kaca mata Portugis: Pandangan sabagai kota palabuhan Asia Tenggara

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 2011. Memetakan Masa Lalu Aceh
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“Jesuits and War: António Francisco Cardim in Ayutthaya and beyond”

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 2011. Five Hundred Years of Thai-Portuguese Relations: A Festschrift
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« A Global Strategy. Macao, Siam and the Mainland Southeast Asian Markets (1780-1790) »

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2011. ive Hundred Years of Thai-Portuguese Relations: A Festschrift, Michael Smithies (ed.)
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"Nayinar Kuniyappan, Seorang Syahbandar Tamil di Samudera-Pasai pada Awal Abad ke-16"

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2010. Selat Melaka di persimpangan Asia. Artikel Pilihan Daripada Majalah Archipel, Daniel Perret (ed.)
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Fernão Mendes Pinto and the Peregrinação. Studies, Restored Portuguese Text, Notes and Indexes

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2010. Lisbon, Fundação Oriente/Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda
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« Sepucuk Surat dalam Bahasa Parsi bertarikh 1519 tentang Keadaan di Melaka »

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 2010. Selat Melaka di persimpangan Asia. Artikel Pilihan Daripada Majalah Archipel
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"To Beijing : Macao’s diplomacy with the Ming dynasty (1600-1633)"

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 2009. Macau during the Ming Dynasty
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Tomás Pereira (1646-1708). Um Jesuíta na China de Kangxi/A Jesuit in Kangxi's China

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 2009.
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"Une lettre en persan de 1519 sur la situation à Malacca"

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2008. Archipel
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Diplomasi Aceh/Aceh Diplomasi, Sejumlah surat dan dokumen dari Raja-raja Aceh yang tersipan di koleksi Eropa dan Turki/Letters and Documents from the Kings of Aceh held in European and Turkish collections

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 2007.
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Macau. O Primeiro Século de um Porto Internacional/The First Century of an International Port

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2007. Lisbon, Centro Científico e Cultural de Macau
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"Diamonds, Horses and the Cross: Friar Luís do Salvador, First Missionary and Portuguese Ambassador in Vijayanagar (1500-1510)"

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2005. From Biography to History; Essays on the Social History of Portuguese Asia 1500-1800, Kenneth McPherson e Sanjay Subrahmanyam (eds.)
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La voix de la prophétie: Informations portugaises de la Ie moitié du XVIe siècle sur les voyages de Zheng He¿

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2005. Zheng He. Images & Perceptions/Bilder & Wahrnehmungen, Claudine Salmon e Roderich Ptak (eds.)
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Mirabilia Asiatica II. Produtos raros no comércio marítimo. Produits rares dans le commerce maritime. Seltene Waren im Seehandel, with Roderich Ptak & Claude Guillot (eds.)

Jorge Santos Alves 2005. Wiesbaden/Lisbon: Harrassowitz Verlag/Fundação Oriente
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Mirabilia Asiatica II. Produtos raros no comércio marítimo. Produits rares dans le commerce maritime. Seltene Waren im Seehandel, with Roderich Ptak & Claude Guillot (eds.)

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2005.
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”Kalu Muhammad Hilali, sultan of the Maldives (1491-1528)”,

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2005. Archipel
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“La voix de la prophétie: Informations portugaises de la Ie moitié du XVIe siècle sur les voyages de Zheng He”

Jorge Santos Alves 2005. Zheng He. Images & Perceptions/Bilder & Wahrnehmungen, Claudine Salmon e Roderich Ptak (eds.)
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”Kalu Muhammad Hilali, sultan of the Maldives (1491-1528)”,

Jorge Santos Alves 2005. Archipel
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”Gold and Tin Coinage in the Sultanates of Northern Sumatra (14th to 16 th centuries)”

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2004. Poids et Mesures en Asie du Sud-Est/Weights and Measures in Southeast Asia – Metrological Systems and Societies, Pierre Le Roux, Bernard Sellato et Jacques Ivanoff (dir.)
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”Gold and Tin Coinage in the Sultanates of Northern Sumatra (14th to 16 th centuries)”

Jorge Santos Alves 2004. Poids et Mesures en Asie du Sud-Est/Weights and Measures in Southeast Asia – Metrological Systems and Societies, Pierre Le Roux, Bernard Sellato et Jacques Ivanoff (dir.)
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Mirabilia Asiatica. Produtos raros no comércio marítimo. Produits rares dans le commerce maritime. Seltene Waren im Seehandel, with Roderich Ptak & Claude Guillot (eds)

Jorge Santos Alves 2003. Wiesbaden/Lisbon: Harrassowitz Verlag/Fundação Oriente
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Mirabilia Asiatica. Produtos raros no comércio marítimo. Produits rares dans le commerce maritime. Seltene Waren im Seehandel, with Roderich Ptak & Claude Guillot (eds)

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2003.
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Portugal e a China. Conferências nos Encontros de História Luso-Chinesa (ed.)

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 2001. Lisbon: Fundação Oriente
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• Portugal e a China. Conferências no III Curso Livre de História das Relações entre Portugal e a China (séculos XVI-XIX)

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 2000. Fundação Oriente
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"João de Barros", "Gaspar Correia", "Diogo do Couto", "Damião de Góis", "Fernão Mendes Pinto" and "Gomes Eanes de Zurara",

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 1999. aking History. A Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing, D.R. Woolf (ed.)
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O Domínio do Norte de Samatra. A História dos Sultanatos de Samudera-Pacém e Achém, e suas Relações com os Portugueses (1500-1580)

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 1999. Lisbon: SHIP
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Um Porto entre Dois Impérios. Estudos sobre Macau e as Relações Luso-Chinesas

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 1999. Instituto Português do Oriente
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• Portugal e a China. Conferências no II Curso Livre de História das Relações entre Portugal e a China (séculos XVI-XIX)

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 1999. Fundação Oriente
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”The Foreign Traders ´Management in the Sultanates of the Straits of Malacca (the cases of Malacca, Samudera-Pasai and Aceh, 15th and 16th Centuries”

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 1998. From the Mediterranean to the China Sea. Miscellaneous Notes, Claude Guillot, Denys Lombard & Roderich Ptak (eds.)
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”The Foreign Traders ́Management in the Sultanates of the Straits of Malacca (the cases of Malacca, Samudera-Pasai and Aceh, 15th and 16th Centuries”

Jorge Santos Alves 1998. From the Mediterranean to the China Sea. Miscellaneous Notes, Claude Guillot, Denys Lombard & Roderich Ptak (eds.)
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O Roteiro da cousas do Achém de Dom João Ribeiro Gaio; um olhar português sobre o norte de Samatra em finais do século XVI , with Pierre-Yves Manguin

Jorge Santos Alves 1997. Lisbon: CNCDP
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O Roteiro da cousas do Achém de Dom João Ribeiro Gaio; um olhar português sobre o norte de Samatra em finais do século XVI , with Pierre-Yves Manguin: The Roteiro das Cousas do Achem by Dom João Ribeiro Gaio: a Portuguese View of North Sumatra b...

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 1997.
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Portugal e a Missionação no século XVI. O Oriente e o Brasil

Jorge Santos Alves 1997. Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda
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Portugal e a Missionação no século XVI. O Oriente e o Brasil: Portugal and its Missions in the 16th century. Asia and Brazil

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 1997.
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Estudos de História do Relacionamento Luso-Chinês (séculos XVI-XIX), with António Vasconcelos de Saldanha (eds.)

Jorge Santos Alves 1996. Macao: Instituto Português do Oriente
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Estudos de História do Relacionamento Luso-Chinês (séculos XVI-XIX), with António Vasconcelos de Saldanha (eds.): Studies on the History of Ludo-Chinese Relations (16th to 19th centuries)

Jorge Santos Alves (with Jorge Manuel Ribeiro dos Santos Alves). 1996.
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Notícias de Missionação e Martirio na Índia e Insulíndia nos séculos XVI e XVII

Jorge Santos Alves (with Alves, Jorge Santos). 1989. Europa-América
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The Sultanate of Patani Through Foreign Eyes /16th and 17 Centuries, with Daniel Perret

Jorge Santos Alves Paris: École française d’Extrême-Orient, forthcoming