Crossing the border: identity and “africaness” in Afro Cuban-Brazilian religions

Leading researcher: Ana Stela Cunha
Research group: Circulation and Place-Making
Type of project: Post-doctoral research
Status: Concluded
Keywords: Agency | Identity | Afro-brazilian religions


Main institution: CRIA
Participant institutions: n.a.
Funding: FCT
Reference: SFRH/BPD/34140/2006
Starting date: 01-04-08

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Abstract

The project, which involved two distinct phases of ethnography and data collection (a first phase in Cuba and Maranhão, Brazil, and a second phase in the Central African zone, among the bacongo people) had as main objective to reflect critically on the processes Creative and identities of black African-African religions in Cuba and Brazil and their political / social relationship within the contexts involved. Epistemological contribution to the Anthropology of Religions and in particular Iberian Anthropology.

Researchers from CRIA

IDNamePositionProjTitleProject typeStatus
pub109*Clara SaraivaSupervisorproj138*Crossing the border: identity and "africaness" in Afro Cuban-Brazilian religionsPost-doctoral researchConcluded
pub241*Ana Stela CunhaResearch scholarproj138*Crossing the border: identity and "africaness" in Afro Cuban-Brazilian religionsPost-doctoral researchConcluded
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