Delfim Leão

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Delfim F. Leao is Full Professor at the Institute of Classical Studies and researcher at the Centre for Classical and Humanistic Studies at the University of Coimbra. His main areas of scientific interest are ancient history, law and political theory of the Greeks, theatrical pragmatics, and the ancient novel. He also has a deep interest in Digital Humanities.

He was  the President of the Portuguese Association of Higher Education Presses (2011-2014), and is the Director of Coimbra University Press (since 2011-) and the Portuguese representative (2017-) at the OPERAS consortium core group ( He is currently Vice-Rector for Culture and Open Science at Coimbra University (2019-).