Manuela Carneiro Ligeti da Cunha

Research Lines
Amerindian, African and Afro-diasporic studies
Expressive Forms and Knowledge Regimes
Areas of interest

Her performance is distributed by ethnology, history and rights of the Indians, black slavery, ethnicity, traditional knowledge and anthropological theory. Among his publications are the books "Cultura com aspas"; "Blacks, foreigners" and "The dead and the others"; among other works, she organized "History of the Indians in Brazil" and "Forest Encyclopedia". She was a PhD professor at the State University of Campinas and a full professor at the University of São Paulo, where she is retired and collaborator. She was a full professor at the University of Chicago from 1994 to 2009, where she is an emeritus professor.