INAUGURAL PLENARY SESSION - July 27th

KATH WESTON

Virginia University

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Kath Weston is a British Academy Global Professor at the University of Edinburgh and Professor of Anthropology at the University of Virginia. Her current research focuses on bodies and visceral engagement in ways that draw on political ecology, kinship, the anthropology of finance, STS, and identity politics. Weston's books include Animate Planet: Making Visceral Sense of Living in a High-Tech Ecologically Damaged World (Duke 2017), Traveling Light: On the Road with America's Poor (Beacon 2008), and Families We Choose: Lesbians, Gays, Kinship (2nd ed. Columbia 1997). Her British Academy award project, now underway, is titled, Body Finance: How a Scientific Revolution and a Credit Revolution Combined to Change the Way We Make Money.

Academic profile.

 

CLOSING PLENARY SESSION - July 30th

GUSTAVO LINS RIBEIRO

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana- Lerma, México

GLR 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gustavo Lins Ribeiro – Professor Catedrático do Departamento de Estudos Culturais da Universidade Autónoma Metropolitana–Lerma (México); Investigador Nível 3 do Sistema Nacional de Investigação (CONACYT-México). Doutoramento (Ph.D.) em Antropologia pela City University of New York (1988). Professor emérito da Universidade de Brasília (Brasil). Foi membro do Conselho Consultivo da Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research (New York), presidente da Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais (2012-2014-Brasil) e da Associação Brasileira de Antropologia (2002-2004). Foi o primeiro presidente do World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA), da Comissão de Antropologias Mundiais da American Anthropological Association (AAA), vice-presidente da International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) (2009-2018), e é membro honorário. Escreveu e compilou 23 livros (incluíndo traduções) publicados em Argentina, Brasil, Camarões, China, Colômbia, Espanha, Estados Unidos, Inglaterra, México. Os seus últimos livros são “La Globalización desde Abajo. La otra economía mundial” (Cidade de México, Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2015, compilado con Carlos Alba Vega e Gordon Mathews) e “Otras Globalizaciones” (Cidade de México: Gedisa/UAM-I/L, 2018). Publicou mais de 170 artigos/capítulos em português, espanhol, inglês, japonês, francês, alemão e italiano, em 22 países de todos os continentes, sobre globalização, transnacionalismo, internet, desenvolvimento e antropologia mundiais. Membro de comissões editoriais de mais de 20 revistas em Améria Latina, Europa, Canadá, EUA e China.
 

DIALOGUE

MARíA ISABEL JOCILES

Universidad Complutense de Madrid, España

 MARIBEL JOCILES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

María Isabel Jociles is a researcher, professor and chair in the Department of Anthropology and Social Psychology of the Complutense University of Madrid. She is the co-director of the APSYC research group (Anthropology of Social and Cultural Politics), and serves as managing director of the journal Política y Sociedad. Her research is oriented to new family models, international adoption, assisted reproductive technology with donors, childhood and juvenile socialization processes, epistemology and methodology of ethnographic research.

Publications:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Maria_Jociles 

https://ucm.academia.edu/MaribelJociles

 

LUZIA OCA

UTAD, Portugal

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Luzia Oca González (Ribadeo, 1971), PhD in Social Anthropology (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, 2013), and BA in Sociology (Complutense University of Madrid), is an assistant professor in the University de Tras-os-Montes and Alto Douro since 2004. She is also a researcher in the Centro Transdisciplinar de Estudos para o Desenvolvimento - CETRAD.

Previous to her career in academia, she worked in several social research projects, such as in the Cape Verdian Community of Galicia, where she coordinated an initiative for integration, and she worked as equality agent in 2002-2003 for the municipality of Camariñas (A Coruña).

Luzia has a close relationship with Cape Verde, and she has worked since 2006 in the implementation of cooperative projects for the development of the area in the ACCVE (Association for Cooperation in Cape Verde). The projects were oriented to the participative empowerment of women in Ribeira Grande de Santiago.

She is the author of several publications related to the Cape Verdian community in Galicia, such as the book "Caboverdianas en Burela (1978/2008). Migración, relaciones de género e intervención social”. This book was based on her doctoral dissertation, that received the Vicente Risco Award of Social Sciences, 2014.

Her research areas consider gender and migration, participative intervention based on feminists proposals and recently in the intersection of gender and tourism.

 

 

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