Raúl Llasag Fernández


Biography

Raúl Llasag Fernandez is kichwa of the Panzaleo indigenous people from Ecuador, part of the Confederation of Peoples of Kichwa Nationality of Ecuador (ECUARUNARI) and of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE). He is a researcher of the Center for Social Studies (CES) of the University of Coimbra. Currently he is integrated in the research project "ALICE - Strange Mirrors, Unsuspected Lessons: Leading Europe to a New Way of Sharing the World Experiences", coordinated by Professor Boaventura de Sousa Santos. He is part of the research team, Ecuador and Bolivia on "Indigenous Justice and plurinationality" which is coordinated by Professor Boaventura de Sousa Santos as well. He is a professor of "plurinationality, multiculturalism and indigenous justice" at the Simon Bolivar Andean University based on Ecuador. He participated as a member of the editorial team in the project "New plurinational Constitution" of 1998 and 2008, at CONAIE and Ministry of Justice of Ecuador. He wrote several articles on plurinationality, rights of nature, sumak kawsay, indigenous justice, rights of indigenous peoples. He studied law with a master's degree in constitutional law and he is a PhD candidate in Postcolonialism and Global Citizenship at the University of Coimbra. His research interests focus on plurinational and intercultural Constitution in the context of critical thinking and the epistemology of the south.


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Fernández, Raúl Llasag (2013), "Experiencias de coordinación y cooperación formal de la justicia ordinaria con las sistemas jurídicos indígenas en el Ecuador", in Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (org.), Estado, derecho y justicia en honor a Julio César Trujillo. Quito-Ecuador: Ramiro Ávila, 209-224

Book Chapter

Fernández, Raúl Llasag (2012), "Justicia indígena ¿delito o construcción de la plurinacionalidad?: La Cocha", in Abya Yala y Fundación Rosa Loxemburg (org.), Justicia indígena, plurinacionalidad e interculturalidad en Ecuador. Quito-Ecuador: Boaventura de Sousa Santos y Agustín Grijalva, 321-372

Book Chapter

Fernández, Raúl Llasag (2012), "Movimiento indígena del Ecuador a partir del siglo XX: visibilizando el resurgir, sus avances y retrocesos", in Abya Yala y Fundación Rosa Luxemburg (org.), Justicia indígena, plurinacionalidad e interculturalidad en Ecuador. Quito-Ecuador: Boaventura de Sousa Santos y Agustín Grijalva, 83-156