Filipa Alvim

Academic degree: Doctorate
Category: Full members
Institutional subunit: UC
Research group: Governance, Policies and Livelihoods
Thematic line:
Research interests: Human rights | Trafficking in human beings | Sex industry
Research contexts: Portugal
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Biographical note

Filipa Alvim is a professor of Introduction to Social Sciences and Social and Cultural Anthropology at ISPA, and of Anthropology of the Body, Medical Anthropology and Global Health at FCTUC – Coimbra University. She is a researcher at CRIA and holds a PhD in Anthropology with the research project “Just the currency changes”: representations on human trafficking and sex work in Portugal” (ISCTE-IUL, 2013), which sought to give voice to the actors directly and indirectly involved in the reality, prevention and combat to the phenomenon. The academic guidelines are human rights, agency, applied or intervention anthropology. Before, she worked with the Amnesty International Portugal, in the domains of human rights, domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking and female genital mutilation.

Filipa Alvimpub56*2011Book chapterBORDONARO, L.; ALVIM, F., 2011, "Tráfico de Mulheres em Portugal: a construção de um problema social" in Silva, P.G.; Sacramento, O.; Portela, J. (Orgs.), Etnografia e Intervenção Social: por uma praxis reflexiva, Lisboa, Colibri, pp. 61-83, ISBN 978-989-689-118-3.
Filipa Alvimpub56*2017ArticleSACRAMENTO, Octávio; ALVIM, Filipa, 2016, "De emigrantes a vítimas de tráfico: mobilidades e prostituição no espaço transatlântico", Antropolítica, 41:

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