Mariana Mora. Researcher at the Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS)
Between racial anxiety and color-blind racial effects in the Mexico’s post-multicultural era, Reflections from Guerrero.
Time: Apr 28, 2021 05:00 PM London
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Mariana Mora is Associate Professor – Researcher at the Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS) in Mexico City. She holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.A. in Latin American Studies from Stanford University. Her research focuses on struggles against the continued processes of colonization as part of state formation in Latin America, including in indigenous regions in Mexico; violence; critical race and gender studies; decoloniality and the political. She is author of the book, Kuxlejal Politics: Indigenous Autonomy, Race and Decolonial Research in Zapatista Communities (2018). Her recent scholarship centers on violence, gender, race and human rights regimes as part of struggles for justice in cases of forced disappearance and territorial dispossession. She is a part of the continental Anti-Racist Action Research Network (Red Investigación Acción Anti- Racista, RAIAR), the Collective to Eliminate Racism in Mexico (Copera) and the Decolonial Feminist Network in Mexico.