Teresa Cunha


Biography

She holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Coimbra. She is a senior researcher at the Center for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra where she lectures in several PhD Courses; co-coordinates the publication 'Oficina do CES', and the Gender Workshop Series and the Research Program 'Epistemologies of the South. She coordinates the Advanced School 'Feminist Ecologies of Knowledges'. She is an associated-professor at the College of Education of the Polytechnic College Coimbra and an associate researcher at CODESRIA and the Center for African Studies at Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique. In 2017, the President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste awarded her with the Order of Timor-Leste. Her research interests are feminisms and postcolonialisms; other feminist economies and women's economies; post war transition, peace and memories; women's human rights in the Indian Ocean space. She has published several scientific books and articles in several countries and languages of which stand out: Women InPower Women. Other economies created and led by women from the non-imperial south; Never Trust Sindarela. Feminisms, Postcolonialisms, Mozambique and Timor-Leste; Essays for Democracy. Justice, dignity and good-living; They in the South and North; Women's Voices of Timor; Timor-Leste: Chronicle of an Observation of Courage; Feto Timor Nain Hitu - Seven Women of Timor; Walking Through Other Paths and Roots of Participation.


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Cunha, Teresa; Casimiro, Isabel (2019), Epistemologías del Sur y alternativas feministas de vida: las cenicientas de nuestro Mozambique quieren hablar, in Jokin Alberdi, Isabel Casimiro, Teresa Cunha, Alfonso Dubois, Gonzalo Fernández, Yolanda Jubeto, Mertxe Larrañaga, María Oianguren y Luísa de Pinho Valle (org.), Territorios en conflicto. Claves para la construcción de alternativas de vida. Gernika-Lumo: Gernika Gogoratuz, 71-118

Article in Scientific journal

Cunha, Teresa (2019), "Há lugar para um Feminismo Pós-Colonial? Betuxa, Cidália, Esmeralda, Ester, Fátima, Isa, Henriqueta, Maria Lúcia, Renata e Zumurrud e as suas artes de pensar de muitas maneiras a emancipação das mulheres", Geografia: Ambiente, Educação e Sociedades - GeoAmbES, 3, 1, 20-32

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Article in Scientific journal

Cunha, Teresa; de Pinho Valle, Luísa (2019), "O respeito à economia da vida e as pedagogias ecofeministas Reflexões sobre a prática da agroecologia e do hamutuk", Otra Economía, 12, 22, 238-252

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