Mara Pieri


Biography

Post-doctoral researcher at CES. She holds a BA and MA in Sociology at University of Trento. She holds a PhD in "Human Rights in Contemporary Societies" at CES, with a thesis on the experiences of LGBTQ+ adults with chronic illness in Italy and Portugal. The thesis is soon to be published in a forthcoming book (2022) edited by Palgrave MacMillan. Her PhD research won the "Controtempo" Prize, awarded to early-career researchers by Codici Ricerca e Intervento (Milan) to develop the multimedial project "Chroniqueers" (www.chroniqueers.it). Since 2018 she coordinates the Research Stream on Sexuality and Gender of the APS - Portuguese Sociological Association. She co-organises the series of seminars "Sharp Talks - Health, Sexuality and Human Rights" at CES and she is member of DECIDE (Democracy, Citizenship and Law research group). She works on disabilities studies and queer and crip studies through an intersectional approach and a specific focus on chronic illness. Her research interests include supercrips; medicalisation; chronic illness and invisible disabilities; accessibility; sexualities in Southern Europe; LGBT lives through intersections.


Latest Publications

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Santos, Ana Cristina; Pieri, Mara (2020), "Recolocando a autodeterminação na equação? Uma análise da ação coletiva feminista na Europa do Sul", Revista Em Pauta, 19, 47

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

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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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