Colloquium "50 Years of April 25th: A Reflection on the Democratic Transition"

In partnership with Fernando Pessoa University, this colloquium will take place on April 17, 2024, at the FPU's main hall.

As part of the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the April 25, 1974 Revolution, CEPESE and Fernando Pessoa University will host the colloquium "50 years of April 25: a reflection on the democratic transition" on April 17th, starting at 2:30 PM, in a hybrid format. Admission is free.




2:30 PM – 2:45 PM

April 25 – The restoration of Democracy

Guilherme d'Oliveira Martins (Executive Administrator of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and former Minister of the Presidency, Finance, and Education)


2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

April 25 in the context of European History

David Justino (Full Professor at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of NOVA University Lisbon and former Minister of Education)


3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Mirroring game – Spain in view of April 25

Celso Almuiña Fernández (Professor Emeritus of Contemporary History at the University of Valladolid and President of the Ateneo de Valladolid)


3:15 PM – 3:30 PM

A historical perspective on April 25

Fernando de Sousa (Full Professor at the University of Porto and President of CEPESE)


3:30 PM – 3:45 PM

The second D (Decolonize) of April 25

Salvato Trigo (President of the Fernando Pessoa Foundation)