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Miguel Vale de Almeida
OccupationAnthropologist and professor

Miguel Vale de Almeida (born August 21, 1960 in Lisbon, Portugal) is a Portuguese European Union diplomat, anthropologist, LGBT activist, and professor at the Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa (ISCTE) in Lisbon. He is the current Ambassador of the European Union to the United States,[1] as well as editor-in-chief of the journal Etnográfica and member of CEAS-ISCTE and APA. He was Visiting Professor (Tinker Fellowship) Dept of Anthropology and Latin American Studies’ Center, University of Chicago in the spring of 2006. As a LGBT activist, he is known in Portugal for participating in LGBT rights events, including several appearances on LGBT debates in television.

Research interests Edit

  • Gender, Sexuality, Body
  • Race, Ethnicity, Ethnopolitics
  • Post-colonial studies, Creoleness
  • Portugal, Brazil, Afro-Diaspora

Books Edit

  • Um Mar da Cor da Terra. Raça, Cultura e Política da Identidade, Oeiras: Celta. (2000)
    • English version: An Earth-Colored Sea. Race, Culture and the Politics of Identity in the Post-Colonial Portuguese-Speaking World, Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books. (2004)
  • Senhores de Si: Uma Interpretação Antropológica da Masculinidade, Lisboa: Fim de Século, colecção “Antropológica”. (first edition: 1995).
    • English version: The Hegemonic Male: Masculinity in a Portuguese Town, Oxford and Providence: Berghahn Books. (2004)
  • Outros Destinos. Ensaios de Antropologia e Cidadania - Porto: Campo das Letras. (2004)
  • Corpo Presente: Treze Reflexões Antropológicas sobre o Corpo (org.) - Oeiras: Celta. (1996)

Degrees Edit

  • 2000, ISCTE / Tenure.
  • 1994, PhD Social Anthropology, ISCTE.
  • 1986, Master’s Degree in Anthropology, State University of New York, Binghamton, E.U.A.
  • 1983, Licenciatura in Anthropology, FCSH - Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

External links Edit

References Edit

  1. http://www.eurunion.org/eu/Ambassadors-Corner/Ambassador-Joao-Vale-de-Almeida-Biography.html
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