Marta Araújo


Biography

MARTA ARAÚJO (PhD, University of London, Institute of Education, 2003) is Principal Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra (CES). Her research addresses two complimentary lines of enquiry: i) public policy, political discourse, and ethno-racial discrimination; ii) history education and knowledge production, focusing on the teaching and the public history of (anti-)colonialism and enslavement. Marta is Vice-President of the Scientific Board at CES, where she co-coordinates the PhD Programme 'Democracy in the 21st Century' (CES/FEUC) and lectures at doctoral level ('Democracy in the 21st Century', 'Human Rights in Contemporary Societies'). Recently, she was Visiting Researcher at the Centre for Research on Ethnic Relations and Nationalism (CEREN) at the University of Helsinki. Currently in the Editorial Board of publications in the sociology of 'race' and education in Brazil, Britain, Portugal and the United States, she has published internationally in reputed peer-reviewed journals (e.g. British Journal of Sociology of Education, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Patterns of Prejudice, and 'Race', Ethnicity and Education). She has acted as scientific advisor on ethno-racial equality and participated in selected expert meetings at national and international level (e.g. UNESCO, EU Parliament hearing, Secretary of State for Citizenship and Equality). She has also been actively engaged in outreach activities.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Araújo, Marta (2022), "Islamophobia in Portugal, Beyond the National Register", ReOrient, 7, 1, 46-71

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Book Chapter

Araújo, Marta; Nimako, Kwame (2022), Mobilizing History: Racism, Enslavement and Public Debate in Contemporary Europe, in Shirley Anne Tate and Encarnación Gutiérrez Rodríguez (org.), The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Race and Gender. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 449-466

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Book Chapter

Araújo, Marta; Maeso, Silvia Rodríguez (2021), The power of racism in academia: knowledge production and political disputes, in Boaventura de Sousa Santos e Bruno Sena Martins (org.), The Pluriverse of Human Rights: The Diversity of Struggles for Dignity The Diversity of Struggles for Dignity. New York: Routledge, 186-204

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