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Margarida Maria Moura

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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

Margarida Maria Moura is graduated and reader in Social Sciences by Federal UniversIty of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Master in Social Anthropology in the Program of Post Graduation of the Nacional Museum of Rio de Janeiro, PhD in Human Sciences (Sociology) in the University of São Paulo (USP), free professorship in the University of São Paulo. Has research experience in the following areas: Rural Anthropology, Classic Anthropological Theory, Urban Anthropology. Writes mainly in the following themes: Peasant Societies, Customary Law, Religious practices, Magic practices, Previous and Successor Theories of the Cultural Anthropology of Franz Boas, Kinship and Rural Social Organization, Middle-class of Rio de Janeiro in the 20th decade of the 20th century. Minor poet, regularly publishes poetry. The book "Sertão Ser Tão - Testemunho de um trabalho de campo" has a preface of Professor Antonio Cândido. A second book called "Ser Tão no Mundo - Testemunho de uma vida de amor" is now ready for publication. Has Proficiency in the English Language by Michigan University, a Visiting Studentship in the University of Cambrigde in 1979-1980, a Visiting Scholarship in the University of London in 1987-1988, and a Visiting Scholarship in Columbia University in 1989, in Rural Anthropology in the two first Universities mentioned and Cultural Anthropology in the third one mentioned. Scholarship researcher at the American Philosophical Society for the Franz Boas Files (Philadelphia-US) (CAPES). Margarida Maria Moura has been a visiting professor at Anthropology Departments of many Brazilian universities in Rio de Janeiro, Ceará, Minas Gerais, Maranhão, Pernambuco and Amazonas. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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