Raquel Lima


Biography

Raquel Lima is currently a PhD Candidate in Post-colonialisms and Global Citizenship from the Centre for Social Studies at Coimbra University with a FCT Scholarship. Her research interest focus on Orature, Slavery and afrodiasporic movements. She has been collaborating with the project ALICE - South Epistemologies of CES since 2016. She holds a BA in Artistic Studies - Performative Arts from the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon (2008). She made two international internships, firstly in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2009) with a grant INOV-ART from DGArtes/Ministry of Culture and secondly in Paris, France (2010) with a Leonardo Da Vinci's grant. She published her poetry in several languages as a spokenword performance artist and have been organizing poetry workshops, highlighting the 'Workshop Poetry, Race and Gender: for an intersectional poetic writing'. She is now collaborating with the research project Post-Archive: Politics of Memory, Place and Identity, of the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon, and she is member of the advisory board of the research project "(DE)OTHERING - Deconstructing Risk and Otherness: hegemonic scripts and counter-narratives on migrants/refugees and 'internal Others' in Portuguese and European mediascapes" (2020-2021) at CES. In 2019 she co-coordinated the 7th Afroeuropeans Conference: "Black In/Visibilities Contested" and published her poetry book Ingenuidade Inocência Ignorância (BOCA and Animal Sentimental).


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Lima, Raquel (2020), "Continuidades históricas em Escravos e homens livres, de Orlando Piedade", Terceiro Milênio: Revista Crítica de Sociologia e Política, 13, 2, 127 - 149

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Book Chapter

Lima, Raquel; Duarte, Laís (2020), On intersectional solidarity, in Marina Sitrin (org.), Pandemic Solidarity. London: Pluto Press, 88-96

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Article in Scientific journal

Lima, Raquel (2020), "O esvaziamento da noção de subalternidade, a sobrevalorização da fala e os silêncios como resistência", BUALA

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