Marta Araújo


Biography

Marta Araújo is a Principal Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra, where she integrates the Research Group 'Democracy, Citizenship and Law' and lectures in the Doctoral Programmes 'Democracy in the 21st Century' and 'Human Rights in Contemporary Societies'. She is also invited lecturer at the Black Europe Summer School (International Institute for Research and Education - IIRE, Amsterdam). Marta has published internationally and is currently a member of the Editorial Board of publications on sociology, race and education in Brazil, Britain, Portugal and the United States. She has also been actively engaged in outreach activities, both with grassroots movements and with schools. Marta obtained her PhD from the University of London, Institute of Education, in 2003, with a thesis on the racialised impact of public policy, focusing on how New Labour's political initiatives in the late 1990s perpetuated racial inequality in education. Since then, she has expanded her research work to address the (re)production and challenging of Eurocentrism and racism in two complimentary lines: 1) Eurocentrism, knowledge production, history teaching, and political struggles; 2) public policy, racial inequality in the education system and anti-racism. She welcomes applications from (inter)national PhD students and postdoctoral researchers to work with her on these and other related issues.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Rodríguez Maeso, Silvia; Araújo, Marta (2017), "The (im)plausibility of racism in Europe: policy frameworks on discrimination and integration", Patterns of Prejudice, 51, 1, 26-50

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Rodríguez Maeso, Silvia; Araújo, Marta (2017), "The semantics of (anti-)racism in the governance of non-Europeanness: an introduction", Patterns of Prejudice, 51, 1, 1-8

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Article in Scientific journal

Araújo, Marta (2017), "Adicionar sem agitar: narrativas sobre as lutas de libertação nacional africanas em Portugal nos 40 anos das independências", Revista Desafios - número temático 'O lugar da memória e a reinvenção das origens', 3, 33-56