Silvia Rodríguez Maeso


Biography

PhD in Political Sociology (University of the Basque Country). Silvia is Principal Researcher at CES and member of the Research Group on Democracy, Citizenship and Law (DECIDe). She lectures in the PhD Programmes: "Democracy in the 21st Century" (FEUC/CES) and "Human Rights in Contemporary Societies" (CES/IIIUC). She is currently coordinating the research projects: COMBAT - "Combating racism in Portugal: an analysis of public policies and anti­discrimination law" (FCT, 2016-2019); and POLITICS - "The politics of anti-racism in Europe and Latin America: knowledge production, decision-making and collective struggles" (ERC, 2017-2022). Silvia has developed her research interests and teaching activity in postgraduate courses in the areas of critical theories of race and (anti-)racism and decolonial thinking with a focus on the analysis of the relation between power and knowledge production, public policies and socio-legal discourse. She is currently developing research within collaborative projects on racialization and residential segregation, police violence and public policies in European context and in Abya Yala.


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Araújo, Marta; Maeso, Silvia Rodríguez (2019), El poder del racismo en la academia: producción de conocimiento y disputas políticas, in Boaventura de Sousa Santos e Bruno Sena Martins (org.), El pluriverso de los derechos humanos. La diversidad de las luchas por la dignidad. Madrid: Akal

Article in Scientific journal

Maeso, Silvia Rodríguez (2019), "O Estado de negação e o presente-futuro do antirracismo: Discursos oficiais sobre racismo, 'multirracialidade' e pobreza em Portugal (1985-2016)", Revista Direito e Práxis, 10, 3, 2033-2067

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Book Chapter

Araújo, Marta; Maeso, Silvia Rodríguez (2019), O poder do racismo na academia: produção de conhecimento e disputas políticas, in Boaventura de Sousa Santos e Bruno Sena Martins (org.), O pluriverso dos direitos humanos. A diversidade das lutas pela dignidade. Belo Horizonte: Autêntica