Name: Leonor Alexandra da Cruz Tavares

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Academic Degree: Masters

Professional Status: Grantee of investigation in project FLY

CLUL's Research Sector: Dialectology and Diachrony

Research Areas: Historical Linguistics, Philology, Sociology, Social Sciences


Academic Degrees:

  • 2009. Masters in Sociology, specialization in Family, Education and Social Politics. Instituto Universitário de Lisboa ISCTE - IUL (Lisbon's Universitarian Institute) 
  • 2006. Graduation in Modern Languages and Literatures, Portuguese and French Studies. Faculty of Letters of the Lisbon University


  • Since January 2010, integrates the research team of project FLY (Forgotten Letters: Years 1900-1974) FCT/PTDC/CLE-LIN/098393/2008, in the Linguistics Center of the University of Lisbon.
  • Since December 2007, integrates the research team of project CARDS (Cartas Desconhecidas) FCT/PTDC/LIN/64472/2006, in the Linguistics Center of the University of Lisbon.



  • Tavares, Leonor, Mariana Gomes & Ana Rita Guilherme.
    "estas minhas limitadas cifras tenham a felicidade de acharem a VMce. desfrutando aquela saúde espiritual e corporal tão feliz como lhe deseja o meu afecto” - Different perspectives on correspondance conventionalities. PDF
    Congreso Internacional de Linguistica de Corpus (CILC 2010) Proceedings. Universidade de A Coruña.


  • Tavares, Leonor, Ana Rita Guilherme & Mariana Gomes. 
    A interpretação do ilegível e do ininteligível na edição da correspondência privada. PDF
    Article in Rivista Mnemosyne, entitled "Mnemosyne o la costruzione del senso - Testimonianze, racconti di sé, memorie: il non-detto e il lavoro dell'interprete" - 182 pages. Louvain: Presses Universitaires de Louvain, pp. 111-120.
  • Tavares, Leonor, Ana Rita Guilherme & Mariana Gomes.
    CARDS: a research Tool for Linguistics and History. PDF
    XI Rencontres Jeunes Chercheurs de l'École Doctorale 268 'Langage et Langues', entitled "Objets, outils, et concepts", 30 and 31 of May, pp. 57-59, Proceedings. Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3. Paris. [online edition:].