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Laura Pereira Furquim


Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia (MAE)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Bachelor's degree in History from the University of São Paulo, master's and doctoral candidate in Archaeology at the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology of the University of São Paulo. Throughout her academic career, she has sought to integrate research with written historical and archaeological sources about the traditional populations of the Amazon. She has research experience in historical collections about the History of Colonial America and the History of the Amazon, and also in field and laboratory methods about Amazonian Archaeology, Historical Ecology, Archaeobotany and Organic Waste Analysis. She was a CNPq scholarship holder in the Archaeology Laboratory of the Mamirauá Sustainable Development Institute (AM), where she worked with collections management and archaeological heritage management in Sustainable Use Conservation Areas. He is a member of the Laboratory of Archaeology of the Tropics (MAE/USP), where he is currently developing a PhD research about the transformations that the territoriality and food culture of the indigenous peoples went through between the pre-colonial and colonial period in the southwest Amazon (AM, RO and AC). Integrates the research group isoTROPICS (Max Planck Institute of Geoanthropology), where he conducts research with isotopes from archaeobotanical remains and archaeological lipids. Currently, he is working in partnership with FUNAI and indigenous organisations on the use of archaeological methods for the investigation and monitoring of isolated indigenous peoples in the Amazon. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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