Daniel Alves is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at FCSH, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, where he teaches “Introduction to Digital History”, “19th Century History”, “History of the United States” and “History of the French Revolution”. He is also researcher in the Instituto de História Contemporânea (IHC) in the same university, where he coordinates a research line about “Digital Humanities and Historical Research”. His areas of interest are Economic and Social History, Urban History, History of the Revolutions and Digital Humanities. He published a few books and papers in Portuguese and International peer reviewed journals, mainly about Economic and Social History, and Historical GIS. He is a founding member of the “Associação das Humanidades Digitais” the Digital Humanities association for the Portuguese speaking countries.