Maria Zulmira Castanheira is Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages, Cultures and Literatures at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, where she teaches English Literature, Translation Studies and Anglo-Portuguese Studies and coordinates the Undergraduate Programme in Translation. She is also a researcher at CETAPS (Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies, Portugal), where she coordinates the «Anglo-Portuguese Studies» Research Area. She holds an MA and a PhD in Anglo-Portuguese Studies. Her main research interests are Anglo-Portuguese historical, literary and cultural relations, travel writing (representations/images of the Other, travel writing as cultural translation) and translation history. She is member of the editorial board of Revista de Estudos Anglo-Portugueses/Journal of Anglo-Portuguese Studies (indexed to SCOPUS).