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Anthropologist and professor in the Department of Social Sciences at the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP) since 2011. Associate researcher at the Center for Amerindian Studies at University of São Paulo (CEstA-USP) and at the Center for Researches in Indigenous Ethnology at University of Campinas (CPEI-Unicamp). With ethnographic experience among Guarani populations in the state of São Paulo and in Indigenous health institutions, her researches approach Indigenous knowledge practices in contemporary contexts, including policies, projects and events. Together with his advisees, she has also sought partial connections with other ethnographic fields, as interlocutors from different Indigenous peoples, traditional communities, LGBT+ and feminist people and collectives. The converging focus is the body as a space constituted by alterities, materialities, knowledge practices and politic. Still, how such collectives insert difference in premises and institutional dynamics implied in public policies, projects and events, multiplying reflexive and agentive possibilities. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
This project concerns the development of an ethnographic research centered in the House of Support for Indigenous Health (CASAI), located in São Paulo, and in the hospital complexes of the Brazilian Unified Health System (SUS) to which it is articulated. In its 40 beds, CASAI-SP receives indigenous from all regions of the country for treatments of high and medium complexity. Since the b...
(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
MACEDO, Valeria Mendonça de. Nexos da diferença. Cultura e afecção em uma aldeia guarani na Serra do Mar. Tese (Doutorado) - Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas. Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo. (05/50055-0)