Mara Pieri


Biography

PhD student in the programme "Human Rights in Contemporary Societies" at the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra (Portugal), Mara holds a BA and an MA in Sociology at University of Trento, Italy. In her work, she brings together disabilities studies and queer and crip studies through an intersectional approach and a specific focus on chronic illness. Her research interests include supercrips; medicalization; chronic illness and invisible disabilities; accessibility; sexualities in Southern Europe; LGBT lives through intersections. Since 2017 she is a member of the Board of the Sexuality Research Network of the ESA European Sociological Association and since 2018 she coordinates the Research Stream on Sexuality and Gender of the APS - Portuguese Sociological Association.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Pieri, Mara (2020), "Italia, 2030. Immaginare un futuro queer-crip", Roots & Routes, X, 34

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Article in Scientific journal

Pieri, Mara (2020), "Illness comes to bed. Chronically ill lesbian women discuss sex, intimacy, and sexual practices", Journal of Lesbian Studies

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Book Chapter

Pieri, Mara (2020), Multiple estrangements in the twilight zone: chronic illness and queerness in Southern Europe, in Zowie Davy; Ana Cristina Santos; Chiara Bertone; Ryan Thoreson; Saskia Wieringa (org.), Handbook of Global Sexualities. London: SAGE, 386-403