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

Book Chapter

Coelho, Luana (2017), Condomínio especial urbano: (re) significados e consequências na política urbana, in Angela Cassia Costadello, Karin Kassmayer, Katya Isaguirre-Torres, Leandro Franklin Gorsdorf, Thiago Hoshino (org.), Direito Administrativo, Urbanístico e Ambiental: fronteiras e interfaces contemporâneas. Curitiba: CRV, 213-232

Book Chapter

Coelho, Luana; Trombini, Maria Eugênia; Mafra, Matheus (2017), Direitos em disputa em estruturas inacabadas: apontamentos sobre resoluções alternativas de conflitos fundiários urbanos, in Cristiano Muller; Karla Fabrícia Moroso Santos de Azevedo (org.), Experiências de mediação de conflitos fundiários no Brasil. Porto Alegre: CDES Direitos Humanos, 169-190

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