Roundtable on Afro-Brazilian and African Feminisms: Presentations by Dr Thula Pires and Thuila Ferreira

20 Feb 2020 - 10:15
Roundtable on Afro-Brazilian and African Feminisms
Roundtable on Afro-Brazilian and African Feminisms


On 20 February 2020, AGI hosted an informal round table which brought together Afro-Brazilian scholars to engage in a conversation around discourses in Brazil on Afro-Brazilian feminisms. Dr Thula Pires and Thuila Ferreira presented on activism and work situated within Afro-Brazilian feminisms. Their presentations were followed up by responses and dialogue around African feminisms as well within the same framing.


To view the engaging conversation, click the link to AGI’s Facebook page:    


Speakers bio: 

Dr Thula Pires


PhD in Law - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). I'm currently a professor in the Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses of the Law Department of PUC-Rio, Assistant Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies in the same course and General Coordinator of NIREMA (Interdisciplinary Center for Reflection and Afrodescendant Memory).  Acting on the following subjects: : Constitutional Law, aphrodiasporic thinking, racism, black women, decoloniality, critical theory of race, human rights and recognition theory.

Thuila Ferreira


Thuila Farias Ferreira holds a BA in International Relations from La Salle Canoas University / 2016 (Rio Grande do Sul / Brazil). She is a Master's student in History, in the research line Domination and Resistance Relations, by the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, with the research entitled "Africanas: gender and feminism in an afrocentric perspective", orientated by Professor José Rivair Macedo, with whom she coordinates the project "Africanas: biographies, research references and constitution of a computerized database", linked to NEAB (Afro-brazilian Studies Core)/ UFRGS. She is interested in the areas of Black Feminisms, Africa and Diaspora Relations, Gender Relations, International Relations.