Project Coordinators

Principal Investigator of the Coordinating Institution

Pablo Ibáñez Bonillo

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Researcher at CHAM – Centro de Humanidades (Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa), since February 2019. He holds a PhD in History of America at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide (2016) in cross-affiliation with the University of Saint Andrews (2016). He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Universidade Federal do Pará, Brazil (2017-2018). He is Chief Editor of Americanía. Revista de Estudios Latinoamericanos, published by Universidad Pablo de Olavide (Sevilla, España). His expertise lies in the areas of ethnohistory, colonial history, the history of Amazonia, and Amazonian identities and heritage. He is author of “El Martirio de Laureano Ibáñez. Guerra y religión en Apolobamba, siglo XVII” (La Paz, 2011), and has published articles in international journals, such as Ethnohistory or Revista de História.

Scientific Coordinator

Rodrigo Lacerda

Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia, Portugal

Researcher at the Centre for Research Network and coordinator of Politics and of the Practices and Politics of Culture research group in Anthropology (CRIA) . He has been an invited assistant professor at NOVA FCSH since 2017 and held that position at the University of Coimbra from 2019 to 2020. He holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology: Politics and Displays of Culture and Museology from the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (NOVA FCSH) and ISCTE-IUL. Completed a postgraduate degree at the National Film and Television School (UK) and a BA (Hons) in Film and Broadcast Production at London Metropolitan University. Co-organized the Amerindian Film Screening ¿ Paths of Indigenous Cinema in Brazil (2019), held at the prestigious Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and brought the Indigenous curator Ailton Krenak and several Indigenous filmmakers and artists to Portugal. His research areas are visual anthropology, Indigenous cinema, Indigenous ethnology, and heritage.

Scientific Coordinator

Camila Ferreira Marinelli

University of St Andrews

PhD Candidate in Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews and Research Assistant of the Centre of Minorities Research. Her doctoral research centres on the potential dialogue between the indigenous and non-indigenous knowledges in Brazilian universities. She has conducted ethnographic fieldwork with indigenous academics in Brazil since 2020, with the focus on the field of knowledge or epistemic traditions, as encountered by indigenous academics in Brazil. She holds an MRes in Social Anthropology from the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil (2016) and the University of St Andrews, UK (2019) on the perception of knowledge and what constitutes knowledge in academia. 

Project Manager

Maria de Jesús Lança

Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Project Manager

Carla Pereira

Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa​