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Prof. Cláudio Pinheiro

Former Member of the International Faculty

Professor of African History, Institute of History, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Prof. Cláudio Pinheiro is a Professor of African History at the Institute of History of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Since 2013 he is also the chairman of the Sephis Programme (South-South Exchange Programme for the Research on the History of Development) Amsterdam/Rio de Janeiro. 

Contribution to the KPA IV: 

Prof. Pinheiro research interests are connected with different thematic foci of the Key Profile Area Socio-economic, Cultural and Political Transformations in the Global South such as colonialism, post-colonialism, slavery, India, knowledge circulation, epistemology and social theory.