Luana Coelho


Biography

Luana is a junior researcher at the project POLITICS: The politics of anti-racism in Europe and Latin America: knowledge production, decision-making and collective struggles, coordinated by Silvia Maeso. She is current PhD student at the Program "Human Rights in Contemporary Societies"(CES/IIIUC). She has a bachelor in Law and a master in Urban Development and International Cooperation (IUG-UPMF, Grenoble/ France and TUD, Darmstadt/ Germany). She has worked for the last four years at the Human Rights Organization Terra de Direitos (Curitiba/ Brazil) as executive coordinator and legal adviser for social movements and communities struggling for urban and rural land. She has also worked as a researcher at the binational project 'City and otherness: multiculturalism coexistence and urban justice' (UFMG, Belo Horizonte/Brazil), investigating the impact of slum upgrading projects in communities in Belo Horizonte. Her current interests are racism, city divide and racial segregation; the relation between law and space, particularly into critical legal geographies and black geographies.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Hoshino, Thiago De Azevedo Pinheiro; Coelho, Luana Xavier Pinto; Meirinho, Bruno César Deschamps (2017), "A usucapião especial urbana como instrumento de regularização fundiária plena: desafios para um giro hermenêutico rumo à nova ordem jurídico-urbanística", Revista de Direito da Cidade, 9, 3, 972-1001

Book Chapter

Coelho, Luana; Trombini, Maria Eugênia; Pontes de Lima, Rafaela; Porto, Dayse (2017), Do lar às ruas: pixo, política e mulheres, in Vanessa Koetz, Helena Duarte Marques e Jessica Tavares Cerqueira (org.), Direito à Cidade: uma visão por gênero. São Paulo: IBDU, 62-71

Book Chapter

Coelho, Luana; Trombini, Maria Eugênia (2016), Os Direitos Humanos na perspectiva dos movimentos sociais: das transformações sociais aos novos direitos, in Cezar Bueno de Lima; Mirian Célia Castellain Guebert (org.), Teorias dos direitos humanos em perspectiva interdisciplinar. Curitiba: PucPress, 187-214