Vinicius Kauê Ferreira

Vinicius Kauê Ferreira

27 June 2020

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Vinicius Kauê Ferreira is a postdoctoral fellow at the Graduate Program of Social History of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He is affiliated scholar at the Institut Interdisciplinaire d’Anthropologie du Contemporain (IIAC) at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. He holds both a PhD and a masters degree in Social Anthropology and Ethnology from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris, France), a masters degree in Anthropology from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris, France), as well as a bachelors degree from the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Florianópolis, Brazil). He is former vice-president and president of the Association des Chercheurs et Etudiants Brésiliens en France (APEB-Fr, 2012 to 2013). He was member of the Commission for Communication of the Brazilian Anthropological Association for the term 2012-2014. He is an active member of the Commission on Migration of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES). He is founding-editor of the Journal Novos Debates, an official journal of the Brazilian Anthropological Association. He taught Sociology at the Department of Sociology of the Sorbonne Université and at the Department of International Studies of the Université Paris 3 – Sorbonne Nouvelle.

Vinicius Ferreira is dedicated to themes related to the production and circulation of knowledge, particularly in the Global South and connecting peripheral and central academias – like in the circulation and positioning of Indian Scholars in Europe. At Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Vinicius presently conducts research on “From colonial societies to global universities: movement of Indian researchers in social sciences between Europe, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.”. Apart from this, he co-conducts a course with Prof. Claudio Pinheiro on contrasting indigenous perceptions of time in Africa, Asia and Latin America, contrasting with the canonical view of time, expressed by Eurocentric Historiographies.

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