Latin American Co-Investigators

Ezequiel Adamovsky

Dr Ezequiel AdamovskyEzequiel Adamovsky holds a Ph.D. in History from the University College London (UCL) and a BA in History from the University of Buenos Aires. He is an independent researcher at the Argentine National Science and Technology Research Council (CONICET) and has been a visiting researcher at the National Centre of Scientific Research (CNRS) in France. Currently, he teaches as a professor at the National University of San Martin and at the Faculty of Philosophy and Literature at the University of Buenos Aires. He has taught classes in other Argentine universities and abroad. His research examines the intellectual history of Europe and the history of the middle and working classes in Argentina. He has a substantial publication record, and has published articles in the History of Political Thought, European History Quarterly, Journal of Modern History, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Hispanic American Historical Review, Desarrollo Económico, Journal of Social History, Iberoamericana, Anuario IEHS, Prismas, EIAL, Boletín del Instituto Ravignani, Stvdia Historica, etc. His publications in English can be found here

His books include, among others: Euro-Orientalism: Liberal Ideology and the Image of Russia in France, c. 1740–1880 (Oxford, Peter Lang, 2006); Historia de la clase media argentina: Apogeo y decadencia de una ilusión, 1919-2003 (Buenos Aires, Planeta, 2009); Historia de las clases populares en Argentina, de 1880 a 2003 (Buenos Aires, Sudamericana, 2012); La marchita, el escudo y el bombo: una historia cultural de los emblemas del peronismo (with Esteban Buch, Buenos Aires, Planeta, 2016); El gaucho indómito: de Martín Fierro a Perón, el emblema imposible de una nación desgarrada (Buenos Aires, Siglo Veintiuno, 2019).

In 2009 he received the James Alexander Robertson Memorial Prize, in 2013 he was awarded Argentina’s National Award (first place in the History category). More recently, in 2016 he received the Bernardo Houssay award and in February 2020 he was the recipient of the Iberoamerican Book Award from the Latin American Studies Association.

Felipe Milanez

Prof Felipe MilanezFelipe Milanez is Associate Professor in the Professor Milton Santos Institute of Humanities, Arts and Sciences (IHAC), Federal University of Bahia. He has a PhD in Sociology from the Center for Social Studies (CES), University of Coimbra (2015), and an MA in Political Science from the Université de Toulouse (2003). He was previously Professor of Knowledge Decolonization: University, Society and Environment, at Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia (2015-18), researcher at CES through the Political Ecology program – European Network of Political Ecology (Entitle), and visiting researcher at the School of Environment, Education and Development, at the University of Manchester (2013), and at the Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi (2014). He researches political ecology, alternatives to development, decolonial and common epistemologies. He has directed research projects on mapping indigenous rights abuses and on neo-extractivism, land grabbing and environmental conflicts in Brazil.

His publications include Memórias Sertanistas: Cem Anos de Indigenismo no Brasil (São Paulo: Sesc, 2015); “Territórios e alianças políticas do pós-ambientalismo” (Estudos Avançados, vol. 33, 2019); and “Existência e diferença: o racismo contra os povos indígenas” (Revista Direito e Práxis, vol. 10, 2019).

Mara Viveros Vigoya

Prof Mara Viveros VigoyaPhD in Anthropology, School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences of Paris (EHESS); Master’s degree in Latin American Studies, Institut des Hautes Etudes sur L’Amérique Latine (IHEAL) at Paris III University; Economist, National University of Colombia.

Full Professor of the School of Gender Studies and Department of Anthropology of the National University of Colombia where she has taught and developed research projects since 1998. Co-director of the Research Group “Interdisciplinary Group on Gender Studies.” She was also Director of the School of Gender Studies (2010-2012 and 2016-2018).

Her research interests include issues related to the relationship between differences and social inequalities; theories of gender and sexuality; men and masculinities; biopolitics and sexualities; the intersections of gender, sexuality, class, race and ethnicity in the social dynamics of Latin American societies. She is the author of De quebradores y cumplidores: sobre hombres, masculinidades y relaciones de género en Colombia (2002); she is editor of Saberes culturas y derechos sexuales en Colombia (2006), and Raza, etnicidad y sexualidades: ciudadanía y multiculturalismo en América Latina (2008); she is the author of “Sexuality and Desire in Racialized Contexts” (in Understanding Global Sexualities: New Frontiers, 2012), “From Whitened Miscegenation to Tri-ethnic Multiculturalism: Race and Ethnicity in Colombia” (in Pigmentocracies: Ethnicity, Race and Color in Latin America, 2014), “Sex/Gender” (in The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory, 2016), and “The political vitality and vital politics of Césaire’s Discourse on Colonialism: A reading in light of contemporary racism”(The Sociological Review, 2019). She was a co-investigator on the project “Latin American Anti-racism in a ‘Post-Racial’ Age”.