Fernando Correia de Oliveira (Lisbon, 1954) is a journalist and researcher on Time, Clock and Watch making and Mentality Evolution.
Law, Lisbon University.
Journalist since 1974.
20 years with the Portuguese News Agency.
First Portuguese correspondent in Beijing (1988-90).
10 years with PÚBLICO, the Portuguese daily reference newspaper (1993-2002).
Specialized in International Politics and Asia (China, Japan, Korea).
Independent journalist and publisher since 2002, with a clear leading position on the Portuguese Watch specialized titles:
* Relógios & Canetas online, monthly, since March 2013 (editor-in-chief)
* Fora de Série Especial Relógios, 14th year, with Diário Económico, once a year, 35.000 copies. (contributor)
* Anuário Relógios & Canetas, 19th year, once a year, 15.000 copies. Also available in Angola. (editor-in-chief)
*Turbilhão, since 2012, twice a year, 10.000 copies (contributor)
*Jóias de Família, 7th year, twice a year, 5.000 copies (contributor)
* Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Portugal Newsletter (contributor)
* GQ (Brazil), 6th year, (invited editor for watches)
* MDT - Máquinas tel Tiempo, 1th year (contributor)
* Estação Cronográfica, (founder), the most importante blog in Portuguese language about Time, Watches and Mentality Evolution: http://estacaochronographica.blogspot.com/.
Member of several international organizations on Time studies, expert on Clocks, Time and Time Measurement history for the Portuguese Government.
Founding member of Cartier's Fine Watchmaking Club
Founding member of Montblanc's 4810 Club
Founding member - Jury of Tiempo de Relojes Watches of the Year (Mexico)
Founding member - Jury of Watchstars - The Best Watches of the World
Founding member - Jury of Tiempo de Relojes Watches of the Year (Madrid)
Published works on History, Time, Mentality, Clock and Watch making:
* Portugal na I Guerra Mundial (1994). A monographic work on Portuguese presence on World War I.
* 500 Anos de Contactos Luso-Chineses (1998). Also translated to mandarin Chinese. An historic and political essay on sino-portuguese 500 years relationship.
* Machado Joalheiro, no Porto desde 1880 (2002). A monographic work about the main watch retailer point in Oporto.
* História do Tempo em Portugal (2003). A 350 pages book about the History of Time and it’s makers; prefaced by the Portuguese President, Jorge Sampaio, considered by the critics has one of the best essay books published in that year.
* Cronologia do Tempo em Portugal (2004). A timeline on the Portuguese Time.
* Manuscrito Anónimo de Relojoaria na Academia das Ciências de Lisboa (2005). A cientific paper presented at the Lisbon Science Academy, about Maritime Chronometers.
* Relógios e Relojoeiros – Quem É Quem no Tempo em Portugal (2006). A Who’s Who of the Portuguese clock and watchmakers, museums, private collections, schools, etc.
* Relógios de Sol em Portugal (2007). About sundials.
* Dicionário de Relojoaria - O Universo do Tempo e dos seus Medidores (2007). A time and watches diccionary. Also translated to Spanish.
* Tempo e Poder em Lisboa - O Relógio do Arco da Rua Augusta (2008). An essay on Time and Power in Lisbon's history.
* Portugal, o Tempo e a Modernidade (2008). An essay on Time and Modernity in Portugal.
* O Relógio da República (2010). An essay on changes on Portuguese time from Monarchy to Republic, in 1910
(+351) 968 302 387 – Cell phone