Maurício Hashizume


Researcher and invited teacher at Federal University of Tocantins (UFT), Brazil. Junior researcher at Center of Social Studies (CES)/University of Coimbra (UC), former member of the team of ALICE Project - Strange Mirrors, Unsuspected Lessons, coordinated by Boaventura de Sousa Santos. Born and raised in Brazil, Maurício is enrolled in the PhD Programme "Postcolonialisms and Global Citizenship" since 2011. He has Master´s Degree in Sociology at University of São Paulo (USP), with a dissertation about the making of Katarism, a political and ideological stream that pushed the peasant-indigenous aymara movement forward in Bolivia alongside the last decades. Earlier, he graduated from the same institution (USP) with a degree in Communication (Journalism). Maurício has been working as a journalist since late 1990´s, specially with special articles and investigative reports about issues like human and labour rights, social policies, environment and sustainability. In the academic field, he focuses his studies in: political subjects; indigenous movements, colonialities/decolonialities; postcolonial/decolonial studies, interculturality; political sociology, autonomies and social transformation.

Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Hashizume, Maurício (2017), "A acumulação (muito mais do que) primitiva como elo entre capitalismo, colonialismo e patriarcado", Cadernos de Ciências Sociais da UFRPE, 2, 11, 32-61

Article in Scientific journal

Hashizume, Maurício Hiroaki (2017), "Desobediências político­-epistêmicas de movimentos indígenas no Brasil e na Bolívia como aprendizagens contra­-hegemônicas", Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais, 114, 187-206

Article in Scientific journal

Hashizume, Maurício (2017), "Matriz abissal e lutas dos movimentos indígenas na América Latina/Abya Yala", Gavagai: Revista Interdisciplinar de Humanidades, 4, 1, 69-99