Cycle “UM: The PhD Thesis in Sociology”

The cycle “UM: The PhD Thesis in Sociology” will be launched on June 29 at 5pm. The first session will address the theme “Gender and Academia” and has Sérgio Rego and Liliana Castañeda Rentería as speakers.

Sérgio Rêgo is PhD student in Sociology at the University of Minho and researcher at CICS.NOVA.UMinho. He co-founded and is a member of the Group of Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences (GEICS) of the CICS.NOVA.UMinho. He is also a member of the Observatório dos Movimentos Sociais da América Latina (UFPE-CAA) and of the group Movimentos Sociais, Educação e Diversidade na América Latina (CNPq).

Liliana Ibeth Castañeda Rentería has a PhD in Social Sciences specialising in Social Anthropology from the Center for Research and Higher Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS). She holds a Master’s degree in Management and Policies of Higher Education. She researches on the topics of Identities, gender and maternity. In 2020 she was awarded first place in the Ibero-American Prize for Scientific Essays “Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz”, together with Cristina Alvizo, by the Autonomous University of Mexico State. In 2015, she was the recipient of the Elsa Chaney International Award for the scientific article “New subjects, new identities? The professional experience in the configuration of gender identity” awarded by the Latin American Studies Association (LASA).

Moderation: NEDSUM (Group of PhD students of Sociology from UMinho).

The session will be held online, via Zoom.

[Posted: 22-06-2021]