Leandro Mendes Rocha

Ethnicity, region and nation: reconfiguring theory from local knowledge and transnational spaces

This project foresees the strengthening of partnerships and scientific cooperation within and between interregional groups of researchers associated with graduate programs. The exchange program provides interdisciplinary work to study the major themes of the project, namely: ethnicity, region, and nation. It will involve specialists in Anthropology of ethnicity and nation (Profs. Rita Laura Segato, José Jorge de Carvalho and Luis Ferreira Makl), history of ethnicity and nation (Profs. Rita Laura Segato, José Jorge de Carvalho, Luis Ferreira Makl and Pedro Paulo Gomes Pereira), history and ethnicity (Profs. Leandro Rocha, Joanna Aparecida Fernandes Silva and Stephen Baines) and Anthropology and History of the Guyanese and Caribbean populations (Profs. Joanna Overing, Ligia Simonian, José Maria da Silva, Terry Ronald Agerkop, Ronny Velásquez, Gert Oostindie, Humphrey Lamur, Laurent Vidal, Lucas Johannes Alofs, Olga Cabrera and Luiz Fernando Rosa Ribeiro).