Roberta Holanda Maschietto


Roberta Holanda Maschietto is a post-doctoral researcher at CES. Her research focuses on the study of local understandings of peacebuilding reforms. She has a PhD in Peace Studies from the University of Bradford. Her thesis, concluded in 2015, discussed the concept of 'empowerment' and included the analysis of peacebuilding in Mozambique, as well as a detailed examination of a national initiative to promote local empowerment through credit concession and the engagement of the local councils. Roberta has a BA and a MA in International Relations, from the University of Brasília. Between 2005 and 2009 she was a lecturer in International Relations at the Institute for Superior Education in Brasília (IESB). She also took part in several research projects, in particular related to contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa. Her current research interests include peacebuilding processes, empowerment and local ownership in peacebuilding scenarios as well as the long term-effects of such processes at the level of the everyday.

Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Maschietto, Roberta Holanda; Ferreira, Marcos Alan; Cortinhas, Juliano da Silva (2022), "Exploring subjectivities of peace, violence, and power among the youth in Brazil", Peace & Change, (ahead of print)

Book Chapter

Braga, Camila; Tomesani, Ana Maura; Ricarte, Joana; Holanda Maschietto, Roberta (2022), Retratos da Sindemia de Covid-19 no Brasil: (In)Segurança Humana Presença do Estado nas Periferias Brasileiras, in Aldira G. Duarte e Carlos F. D. Avila (org.), A Covid-19 No Brasil. Ciência, Inovação Tecnológica E Políticas Públicas. Curitiba: Editora CRV, 171-194

Article in Scientific journal

Braga, Camila Macedo; Tomesani, Ana Maura; Ricarte, Joana; Holanda Maschietto, Roberta; Rupani, Neil (2020), "As margens do estado na pandemia: experiências periféricas de (in) segurança humana no Brasil. Nota de pesquisa.", Sertanias: Revista de Ciências Humanas e Sociais, 1, 1, 3-28

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