Racial Conceptions in the Lusophone World


On 5-7 April, Race and Ethnicity in the Global South, in conjunction with FAPERJ (Rio de Janeiro) and the Wellcome Trust, will host an international workshop in Rio de Janeiro: RACIAL CONCEPTIONS IN THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY: Comparisons, connections and circulations in the Portuguese-speaking Global South. The conference is convened by Warwick Anderson (University of Sydney), Ricardo Ventura Santos (Fundação Oswaldo Cruz and Museu Nacional/UFRJ), and Ricardo Roque (ICS, University of Lisbon).

11 scholars will present papers, and distinguished scholars will offer reflections on each paper, before the sessions are opened for questions. Presenters and discussants include:

Warwick Anderson (University of Sydney)

Cristiana Bastos (ICS, University of Lisbon)

Cláudia Castelo (University of Lisbon, CIUHCT-FC)

Marcos Chor Maio (Casa Oswaldo Cruz)

Samuel Coghe (Justus-Liebig-University Giessen)

Jerry Dávila (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Rosanna Dent (University of Pennsylvania)

Nélia Dias (ISCTE-IUL)

Peter Fry (UFRJ)

Sebastián Gil-Riaño (University of Sydney)

Pamila Gupta (WiSER/University of the Witwatersrand)

Ilana Lowy (CNRS, Paris)

Lorenzo Macagno (Federal University of Paraná)

Ricardo Roque (ICS, University of Lisbon)

Ricardo Ventura Santos (Fundação Oswaldo Cruz and Museu Nacional/UFRJ)

Peter Wade (University of Manchester)

Sarah Walsh (University of Sydney)

Robert Wegner (Casa de Oswaldo Cruz/Fiocruz)

See the full program: Workshop Program Racial Conceptions_Rio Final.