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 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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