Cristina Sá Valentim

Academic degree: Master’s
Category: Associated researchers
Institutional subunit: UC
Research group: Practices and Politics of Culture
Thematic line:
Research interests: Identitary processes | Colonial folklore | Cultural mediations and practices
Research contexts: Angola
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Biographical note

MA and a BA in Anthropology from the University of Coimbra. She is a PhD student in Sociology in the doctoral program Postcolonialisms and Global Citizenship at the Centre for Social Studies (CES), School of Economics, University of Coimbra, with the financial support of a PhD scholarship from the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT, ref. SFRH/BD/85530/2012), co-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) through the Operational Programme for Human Potential (POPH) and by national funds. She is a researcher at the Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA) and collaborates with the Autonomous Research Group in Postcolonial Studies (GAIEPC). Her PhD thesis examines the colonial category of ‘musical native folklore’ (Cokwe people) within the cultural action undertaken by Diamang (Diamond Company of Angola) in the colonial district of Lunda, Angola, from 1944 to 1975. Her fieldwork is in Portugal and in Angola.

Cristina Sá Valentimpub210*2012Paper in proceedingsVALENTIM, Cristina Sá, 2012, "Corpo, folclore e identidade: relações de poder na Lunda colonial, Angola, 1944-1975", in 8º Congresso Ibérico de Estudos Africanos,
Cristina Sá Valentimpub210*2015ArticleVALENTIM, Cristina Sá, 2015, "À procura da 'autenticidade indígena’: tradição, tradução e transformação nas recolhas etnomusicais do Museu do Dundo em Angola", Africana Studia, 24 (1):
Cristina Sá Valentimpub210*2016ArticleVALENTIM, Cristina Sá, 2016, "Ciwewe: cultura y poder en una canción cokwe del este de Angola colonial, 1955", Revista de Antropología Social, 25 (2):
Cristina Sá Valentimpub210*2014Paper in proceedingsVALENTIM, Cristina Sá; COSTA, Luís, 2014, "Cinema, propaganda e império: O Romance do Luachimo – Lunda, Terra de Diamantes", in Paulo Cunha e Sérgio Dias Branco (orgs.), Atas do III Encontro Anual da AIM, Coimbra, AIM, pp. 325-335, ISBN: 978-989-98215-1-4.

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