Sara Araújo

Contacts
sara@ces.uc.pt

Biography

Sara Araújo is a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies and a member of the Research Group on Democracy, Citizenship and Law. She is co-coordinator of the project "ALICE - Strange Mirrors, Unsuspected Lessons: Leading Europe to a new way of sharing the world experience", in which thinking and research are being developed from the proposal of the Epistemologies of the South. Sara Araújo holds a PhD in "Law, Justice, and Citizenship in the Twenty First Century" from the University of Coimbra. Her master dissertation was awarded with the Prize Agostinho da Silva by the Lisbon Academy of Sciences. She was part of the Permanent Observatory for the Portuguese Justice and has been a member of the bi-national research team for the Revision of the Judicial Organization of Mozambique. Her main research interests are on issues related to legal pluralism, access to justice, community justice/Alternative Dispute Resolution/Informal Justice, Justice Administration in Africa, human rights and interculturality, ecology of knowledges and ecology of justices. She developed field research in Portugal, Mozambique and East-Timor.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Araújo, Sara (2016), "Para lá dos códigos. O papel do Estado e a heterogeneidade do pluralismo jurídico em Moçambique", Políteia. Revista do Instituto de Ciências Policiais e Segurança Interna, 2, 2014-2015-2016, 19-38

Article in Scientific journal

Santos, Sofia José; Araújo, Sara; Cravo, Teresa Almeida (2016), "Media intervention in post-war settings: Insights from the Epistemologies of the South", Commons: Revista de Comunicación y Ciudadanía Digital, 5, 2, 37-63

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Article in Scientific journal

Santos, Boaventura de Sousa; Araújo, Sara; Baumgarten, Maíra (2016), "As Epistemologias do Sul num mundo fora do mapa", Sociologias, 18, 43, 14-23

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