Moises Lino e Silva

Moises Lino e Silva

2019-2020 ALARI Fellow
Assistant Professor of Anthropological Theory at the Universidade Federal da Bahia
Moises Lino
Moises Lino e Silva is Assistant Professor of Anthropological Theory at the Universidade Federal da Bahia. He works within the field of political anthropology, specializing in the ethnographic study of freedom and authority as related to poverty, sexuality, and religion. His first field research was centered on issues of freedom as experienced by slum dwellers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Recently, he has been focusing on the cultivation of Afro-Brazilian power and the place of freedom in the aftermath of formal slavery, using ethnographic research to understand contemporary power dynamics between Latin America and West Africa. In 2013, Dr. Lino e Silva was selected a World Social Science Fellow (International Social Science Council, UNESCO).

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