Miguel Vale de Almeida

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Miguel Vale de Almeida
Miguel Vale de Almeida in San Francisco.jpg
Born (1960-08-21) August 21, 1960 (age 53)
Lisbon, Portugal
Nationality Portuguese
Occupation Anthropologist and professor
Known for LGBT activist
Website
http://miguelvaledealmeida.net/

Miguel Vale de Almeida (b. August 21, 1960 in Lisbon, Portugal) is a Portuguese, anthropologist, LGBT activist, and professor at the Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa (ISCTE) in Lisbon. He is the current 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]

  • A Chave do Armário. Homossexualidade, Casamento, Família (Lisboa. ICS, 2009).
  • 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)

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