On June 27th, teachers and researchers discussed anthropology in a cycle of conferences at the FURG university in Brazil. In the event, those interested in the topic of Coastal-Marine Anthropology were able to participate in an activity of a round table that integrates the previous calendar of the Mercosur Anthropology Meeting (RAM), which will take place in July.
On the occasion, which integrates the axis “Ethnographies and environments: South-South perspectives” and proposes the constitution and articulation of a network of researchers around the theme of the environment, the topics focused on the ethnographic perspective of the dialogues between countries from the regional south.
The professor and director of CIPAC Dr. Leticia D’Ambrosio spoke about her research on marine-coastal anthropology, the continuities and discontinuities of the east coast of Uruguay. Professor Lucas da Silva, from the UFPEL university, presented his PhD research entitled “Flowing fishing materials”. An archeology with feet in the water. ” On the other hand, the PhD students of the PPG in Environmental Education of FURG university, Liza Bilhalva and Ederson Silva, brought their research related to women in fishing and their experiences in fishermen’s spaces, respectively.
The debate was mediated by the coordinator of the Center for Coastal Population Studies and Traditional Knowledge (Neco), Gianpaolo Adomilli. The initiative of the cycle of debates is from the postgraduate programs in Environmental Education of FURG university, Anthropology of the UFBP university, Anthropology of the UFPel university and of the course of Degree in Anthropology of the UFPel.