The Research Meeting "Agriculture, knowledge and alternatives: limits and possibilities of intertwined worlds", carried out by IFCH / unicamp, will take place on October 14, 15 and 16, 2020. The event will feature three Webinars at IFCH / Unicamp YouTube channel and six different Thematic Seminars (STs) with paper presentations. To assist STs as listeners, interested parties must register via google forms. Presenters of papers will not need to register with the ST, but to attend other STs it will be necessary to register. There will be no certificates for listeners, only entrance control for security reasons.

Application form link: 

Event date: October 14-16, 2020

Webinar Platform: IFCH YouTube Channel: 

ST platform: GoogleMeet - links will be sent half an hour before the meeting, to the e-mails of the participants.
The links of the chosen STs will be sent to the informed email
Any questions, send an email to​​​​​​​

Wednesday (10/14)

9 am-12pm

Webinar “Cultivating resistance: agriculture in the defense of lands and territories”: Solange Brito (Terra Vista Settlement, Teia dos peoples - BA) and Tatinha Alves (Codecex - MG) - IFCH / Unicamp YouTube channel. We are a family owned and operated business.


ST 3: Agricultural systems and agri-food practices - Mediation by Igor Scaramuzzi (Doctor in Social Anthropology at PPGAS / Unicamp), GoogleMeet.


ST 1: Interwoven multispecies worlds - Mediation by Fabiana Maizza (PPGA / UFPE), GoogleMeet.

Thursday (10/15)

9 am-12pm

Webinar “Finding landscapes: biodiversity and traditional peoples”: Joana Cabral de Oliveira (PPGAS / Unicamp) and Thiago Mota Cardoso (PPGAS / UFAM) - IFCH / Unicamp YouTube channel.


ST 2: Sciences, institutions and agricultural companies - Mediation by Catarina Morawska Vianna (PPGAS / UFSCar), GoogleMeet.


ST 3: Agroecology: resistance practices and policies - Mediation by Mariana Cruz (PPGAS / Unicamp) and Ana Carolina Marcucci (PPGAS / Unicamp), GoogleMeet.

Friday (10/16)

9 am-12pm

Webinar “Passing the cattle: practices, policies and scales of agribusiness”: Natacha Leal (UNIVASF) and Caio Pompeia (Post-doc / PPGAS / USP) - IFCH / Unicamp YouTube channel. We are a family owned and operated business.


ST 3: Farms, ecologies and the ruins of capitalism - Mediation by Guilherme Moura Fagundes (PNPD / PPGAS / UnB), GoogleMeet.


ST 1: Between relationships and species: building possibilities and alternatives - Mediation by Graciela Froehlich (imuê - Instituto Mulheres e Economia), GoogleMeet.

At number 4 of USP INTEGRAção magazine, there was a report on USP's Afro-Brazilian Arts Center directed by Mestre Pinguim, coordinated by John Dawsey, professor of the Department of Anthropology!

Check out the article in USP INTEGRAção magazine n. 4!

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In times of political, sanitary and climatic crises, which violently impact indigenous peoples, the I Mostra CineFlecha: (Re) Existir e Curar presents - between October 1st and 15th - a set of films that reflects the power and diversity of contemporary indigenous cinema.

Divided into four thematic sessions, the films show the different ways in which indigenous peoples tirelessly continue to mobilize ways of (re) existing - resisting and existing again, and curing - through ancient and contemporary knowledge and practices, in the face of the hegemonic forces related unsustainable ways of life.

The curatorship of this debut edition highlights the audiovisual production of directors and indigenous cinema collectives articulated in Rede CineFlecha, among them ASCURI - Cultural Association of Indigenous Directors (Guarani, Kaiowá and Terena / MS); o Pēnãhã - Maxakali do Pradinho Cinema Collective (Maxakali / Tikmũ´ũn / MG); the Beya Xina Bena Collective (Huni Kuin / AC); the Akubaaj Cinta Larga Cinema Collective (Cinta Larga / RO); the Collective Ijã Mytyli of Cinema Manoki and Myky (Manoki and Myky / MT).

Visit, check the schedule and watch the films and lives with the indigenous directors!




Story at FAPESP agency:


Also check out the lives of the event:


Mobilization of CEstA-USP against the genocide of indigenous peoples in the pandemic of the new coronavirus

In dozens of villages in the Indigenous Lands and indigenous neighborhoods in Brazilian cities, an increasing number of deaths and cases of illness by covid-19 have been recorded. In a political scenario marked by the State's omission due to the high lethality rate of the disease among indigenous peoples, the indigenous movement and its organizations have been reacting to the situation in a forceful way and calling their partners to joint action.
Responding to this situation, CEstA-USP opens a space for its national and international network of indigenous and non-indigenous researchers and other partners, in order to share reflections, reports and information materials on regional situations and support initiatives. The objective is to monitor and document the development of the pandemic among indigenous peoples, paying attention to violations of rights, given the risk of imminent genocide. We also want to give visibility to local perspectives and solutions, in addition to building a memory space for victims of the covid-19.

In this way, CEstA-USP pays tribute to families and communities that have been losing dear relatives affected by the disease, and expresses its support to those who are currently struggling without the slightest recourse to recover the health of their patients and to guarantee the recommended conditions. health authorities to prevent and cope with the new coronavirus.

Civil mobilization to guarantee the constitutional right of indigenous peoples to health is necessary as never before. This urgency stems from the deliberate and criminal paralysis of the current government in guaranteeing fundamental rights and promoting effective public policies for one of the most vulnerable segments of Brazilian society.

We therefore invite CEstA's network of employees to share materials of various kinds, such as support and fundraising initiatives and campaigns; reports on the situations faced by indigenous people across the country; reflections on the pandemic; or texts in honor of victims of the covid-19. They are being collected and published on this special page:

 Contributions to this information, reflection and memory network can be shared at, with the subject “Indigenous and covid-19”.

Commission “Indigenous peoples in front of covid-19”
Coordination of CEstA-USP
Profª. Drª. Marta Rosa Amoroso

Researchers from CEstA-USP
Karen Shiratori
Lauriene Seraguza
Luísa Valentini
Rafael Pacheco
Tatiane Klein

The documentary Afrosampas, by professors Jasper Chalcraft and Rose Satiko Hikiji will be shown at In-Edit Brasil - International Music Documentary Festival! The festival takes place online, from 10/09 to 20/09 on the platform

African artists who migrated to São Paulo talk about their artistic experiences and their relationship with their new surroundings.

Check out this link for the movie teaser!