Ana Rita Alves


Biography

Ana Rita Alves holds a degree in Anthropology and a Master's degree on Migrations, Inter-ethnicities and Transnationalism from the New University of Lisbon that she concluded with the thesis "Understanding Residential Segregation: The Special Re-housing Program and Anti-racism" (2013). She is a PhD student on "Human Rights in Contemporary Societies" at the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, with the thesis Project Periphery as a Symptom in Comtemporary Portugal". She was a researcher in the projects "'Race' and Africa in Portugal: a study on history textbooks" (2010-2011), "Atlantic Crossings: materiality, contemporary movements and policies of belonging" (2014-2015), "ExPERts - Making Sense of Planning Expertise: Housing Policy and the Role of Experts in the Special Rehousing Program (PER)" and "COMBAT - Combating racism in Portugal: an analysis of public policies and anti-discrimination law",. She is currently enrolled in the the project "Afro-descendance in Portugal: Sociability, Representations and Sociopolitical and Cultural Dynamics. A Study in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area". She is one of the founding members of "CHÃO - Atelier of Urban Anthropology", which develops collaborative work with the association and the inhabitants of the self-produced Neighborhood of Jamaika.


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Alves, Ana Rita (2019), Um silêncio ensurdecedor: a resistência como memória impossível | Silence is a sound: resistance as an (im)possible memory, in Bruno Sena Martins, Ana Cristina Santos, Saskya Lopes (org.), As sociedades contemporâneas e os direitos humanos | Contemporary societies and human rights. Brasil: Editus

Article in Scientific journal

Alves, Ana Rita (2019), ""Para eles, nós não somos humanos!": habitação, território e a monitorização de violências racializadas em Portugal", Direito e Praxis, 10, 3, 2068-2096

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Article in Scientific journal

Raposo, Otávio; Alves, Ana Rita; Varela, Pedro; Roldão, Cristina (2019), "Negro drama. Racismo, segregação e violência policial nas periferias de Lisboa", Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais, 119, 5-28

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