Linda Miriam Cerdeira


Biography

Linda Cerdeira, feminist, activist and mother of two children, is a PhD student in Feminist Studies at the University of Coimbra and a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra. She collaborates in the EMINC: Engaging Men and Promoting Positive Gender Norms in Early Childhood and KINDER - Challenging Gender Stereotypes in Education and Early Childhood: the construction of an Inclusive Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education projects. She holds a degree in International Relations with a specialisation in Human Rights. From 2013 to 2019, she was Program Coordinator of Instituto Promundo in Brazil. Currently she also collaborates with the Programme Coordination of Promundo - Portugal and is an international consultant in the Global Grace (Global Gender and Cultures of Equality) and LINEA (Learning Initiative on Norms, Exploitation and Abuse) projects. With 15 years of experience in socio-cultural and gender projects in Portugal and Brazil, she has coordinated several research-action projects using gender transformative methodologies with a focus on gender, masculinities, urban violence, arts and culture. Her PhD research project is focused on the theme: Feminist Artivisms: Marginal Powers in the disruption of whiteness.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Moura, Tatiana; Cerdeira, Linda (2021), "Re-Thinking Gender, Artivism and Choices. Cultures of Equality Emerging From Urban Peripheries", Frontiers in Sociology, 6, 637564

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