Afro-Brazilian religions in Portugal

Leading researcher: Ana Stela Cunha
Research group: Circulation and Place-Making
Type of project: International project
Status: Concluded
Keywords: Performance | Musicality | Black-African religions

Main institution: CRIA
Participant institutions: IPHAN (Instituto do Património Histórico e Artístico Nacional, Brasil)
Funding: Instituto Brasileiro de Museus, IPHAN (Brasil)
Reference: 234
Starting date: 01-01-13

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This proposal seeks to continue and expand the collection and cataloging of musical performances in umbanda, candomblé and other Brazilian religions of African matrix in Portugal. The action is part of a larger project that investigates reconfigurations of the Portuguese religious landscape in contemporary times, taking into account the important contribution of Brazilian immigration during the last four decades in this country. The target audience for the initiative has been twofold: a) academics, researchers from CRIA (Center in Research Network in Anthropology / New University of Lisbon) b) religious audience (often these two audiences interpose) and our intention is To increase this public, especially through partnerships

Researchers from CRIA

IDNamePositionProjTitleProject typeStatus
pub241*Ana Stela CunhaPrincipal Investigatorproj137*Afro-Brazilian religions in PortugalInternational projectConcluded
pub109*Clara SaraivaResearcherproj137*Afro-Brazilian religions in PortugalInternational projectConcluded
pub313*Pedro PomboResearcherproj137*Afro-Brazilian religions in PortugalInternational projectConcluded
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