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Thaïs Machado-Borges

Thais Machado Borges

PhD, Associate Professor

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Works at Department of Romance Studies and Classics
Telephone 08-16 28 81
Email thais.machadoborges@lai.su.se
Visiting address Universitetsvägen 10 B, plan 5
Room E 646
Postal address Romanska och klassiska institutionen 106 91 Stockholm

About me

Associate Professor in Latin American Studies, Ph.D. (Social Anthropology)

I teach and research at the Institute of Latin American Studies, Department of Romance Studies and Classics. I also work with questions related to Open Science and Open Research Data, at the Research Support Office.

Teaching

I teach courses in Latin American Studies at all levels, I also supervise degree projects, master dissertations, and Ph.D. theses on topics related to my research areas.

Research

PhD in Social Anthropology, Associate professor at the Institute of Latin American Studies, Stockholm University. 

I have done extensive field research in urban Brazil with a focus on the following topics: telenovelas and popular culture; consumption of media products; socio-cultural and physical aspects of the crafting of bodies; consumption practices and notions of citizenship; social inequality; socio-cultural perspectives on the production, management, and recycling of waste; and everyday practices of social classification in unequal urban contexts.

For further information on my research, publications, and teaching see:

http://www.lai.su.se/about-us/contact/thaïs-machado-borges-1.127643

 

Last updated: September 24, 2018

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