Pedro Varela


Pedro Varela is a Junior Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra and PhD student in Human Rights; holds a Master on Anthropology from ISCTE-IUL and a graduation on Landscape Architecture from ISA-UL. Is working on racism, anti-racism and artistic practices. He worked on community conservation in Guinea-Bissau and capeverdean urban agriculture in the suburbs of Lisbon. He is a researcher on CES-UC project "COMBAT: The fight against racism in Portugal: an analysis of public policies and anti-discrimination legislation".

Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Varela, Pedro (2019), "Direito à memória e antirracismo: reivindicar o movimento negro de 1911-1933", Medi@ções - Revista Online da ESE/IPS, v. 7, "Educação (anti)racista: Que políticas, práticas e perspectivas?", n. 2, 86-98

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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(orgs.) Carvalho, Apolo de; Roldão, Cristina; Candido, Diego; Raposo, Otávio; Varela, Pedro; Lima, Raquel; Matias, Raquel (orgs.) (2019), Book of abstracts of the 7th Afroeuropeans Network Conference. Lisbon: CIES-IUL, ISCTE-IUL