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Iamara da Silva Viana

Professor at the department of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). He has a degree in History from UFRJ (2004), a Masters in Social History from the State University of Rio de Janeiro, UERJ (2009) and a PhD in Political History from the State University of Rio de Janeiro, UERJ - with an internship at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, EHESS / Paris - in 2016. He did a postdoctoral internship in Comparative History at UFRJ (2018-2019). He has published articles on slavery, education, post-emancipation and history teaching. His research is focused on the themes of the history of the body of the enslaved, the health system, black women, death and rituals among enslaved people, wards, diseases and medical thought. She has coordinated research groups on the history, heritage, teaching and memory of Afro-Brazilian culture, acting as coordinator of the post-graduate course in History and African Culture and coordinator of PIBID History (2018-2020) both at PUC-Rio.

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