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Lilia Katri Moritz Schwarcz

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Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH)  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Graduation in History (USP, 1980), Master's in Social Anthropology (Unicamp, 1986), PhD (1993), Associate Professor (USP, 1998), Title (USP, 2005). She is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Anthropology (USP) and Global Scholar and Visiting Professor at Princeton (since 2011) and Affiliated Scholar Brazil Lab. Publisher of Companhia das Letras. She is a member of the IHGB and is a member of the board of Revista Etnográfica (Lisbon), Revista Penélope (Lisbon), Revista dos Cadernos de Pesquisa, Fundação Carlos Chagas, Revista Cadernos de Campo (FFLCH). She is a member of the Advisory Committee for Human Rights Whatch's Americas Division (2020), the Vladimir Herzog Institute, the Portuguese Language Museum and the Tornavoz Institute. She was visiting professor and researcher at the universities of Leiden, Oxford, Brown, Columbia ( as Tinker Professor), Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociales. Received a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship (2006/7); Júlio Ribeiro Medal (ABL, 2008); Commendation of the National Order of National Scientific Merit (2010), ?Mulher de Ideias? (J.B, 2008), member of the Advisory group - Harvard University (until 2012), had his lecture selected as "John H Parry Lecture at Harvard of 2010"; he received the Rui Barbosa Medal (FioCruz, 2017) and the Humboldt Award of research, given by the Alexandre von Humboldt Foundation, Germany 2022/23. Author, among others, of Portrait in white and black (1987, APCA and FNL award), The spectacle of races (1993 and Farrar Strauss & Giroux, 1999, FNL award), The Emperor's Beards (1998 and Farrar Strauss & Giroux, 2004 , Assírio Alvim, 2003) Best biography and Book of the Year, Jabuti award, Clio History award and UBE award, In the era of certainty, 2002, (UBE Award); A long journey from the library of kings (2002, Assírio Alvim, 2003), IHGB Award that lived up to the ?Centenário Necklace?, O sol do Brasil (2008, Jabuti Award 2009), Brazil: a biography (with Heloisa Starling, 2015, Jabuti Ciências Sociais, published by Penguin in England, by Farrar Strauss & Giroux in the USA and by Random House in Spain, Argentina, Mexico and Chile), Lima Barreto sad visionary (2017, APCA Award, Jabuti and National Library), The Brazilian authoritarianism (2018, Edualvim BA, 2022, Princeton university press, 2022), Jabuti 2019, APCA), A bailerina da morte (with Heloisa Starling, 2020, nominated for the Jabuti Award 2021), Enciclopédia Negra. Afro-Brazilian Biographies (with Flavio Gomes and Jaime Lauriano, 2021). He coordinated the collection Perfis Brasileiros, volume 4 of the History of Private Life in Brazil (Jabuti Award 1999, Manoel Bonfim and UBE awards) and History of Brazil Nation (Objetiva/ Mapfre) in 6 volumes (APCA Award, 2011). Published with Lucia Stumpf and Carlos Lima A Batalha do Avaí (2013, ABL Award), with Adriana Varejão Pérola Imperfeita (2014, APCA Award), with Adriano Pedrosa catalog for the exhibition Histórias Mestiças (Cobogó and Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Jabuti for best book by arte, 2016), with Flávio Gomes Dictionary of Slavery and Freedom (2018, Jabuti) and Enciclopédia Negra (2021), Dancer of Death with Heloísa Starling (2020, Jabuti). With André Botelho, she organized: An enigma called Brazil (Jabuti Award 2013) and Agenda Brasileira in 2013. Curator, among others, of: A long journey from the library of kings (Biblioteca Nacional, 2002), Nicolas-Antoine Taunay and its sad tropics ( Museu de Belas Artes RJ, Pinacoteca do Estado de SP, 2008), Mestizo Stories (Instituto Tomie Ohtake, 2015), Childhood Stories (Masp, 2016), Sexuality Stories (Masp, 2017), Afro-Atlantic Stories (with Adriano Pedrosa, Tomás Toledo, Ayrson Heráclito and Hélio Menezes (MASP, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, 2018, Jabuti Award), Enciclopédia Negra (with Flávio Gomes and Jaime Lauriano, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, 2021 and MAR (Rio Museum of Art, 2022) and Contramemória (with Jaime Lauriano and Pedro Meira Monteiro, Teatro Municipal, 2022). (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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