The third session of the cycle, “UM: The doctoral thesis in Sociology”, will take place on September 30, at 5 pm. The session, which focuses on the topic “Food, inequality and capitalism”, will be attended by Zênia Tavares and Ivonaldo Leite.
Zênia Tavares is a PhD candidate in Sociology at the University of Minho, Portugal. She is a lecturer at the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco – UFRPE. Member of the Núcleo de Estudos do Consumo e Economia Familiar – NECEF (Center for Studies on Consumption and Family Economics, CNPq), the Fórum Estadual de Soberania e Segurança Alimentar e Nutricional de Pernambuco – FESSAN/PE (State Forum of Food and Nutritional Sovereignty and Security of Pernambuco) and the Rede Consumidor de Pernambuco (Pernambuco Consumer Network). She is experienced in the area of consumption, consumer education, gender relations and food and nutritional sovereignty and security.
Ivonaldo Leite holds a PhD from the University of Porto, developing post-doctoral studies at the Sociology Department of the Universidad de la República, Montevideo, focusing on the sociological analysis of the policy of regulation of cannabis sales in Uruguay. He is Professor at the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB)/Brazil, where he coordinates the Grupo de Estudos e Pesquisas em Educação, Sociedade e Culturas (Group of Studies and Research in Education, Society and Cultures, GEPEDUSC), under the Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development, CNPq).
The session will be held via Zoom.