Juliana Cardoso Fidelis
Juliana Cardoso Fidelis was born in state of Pará, Brazil, and has a college degree in Anthropology from the Federal University of West of Pará (Universidade Federal do Oeste do Pará, PAA-UFOPA). She has a master’s degree in Anthropology and Sociology from the Federal University of Pará (Universidade Federal do Pará, UFPA). Nowadays, she is a doctoral student at the State University of Campinas (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, PPGCS-UNICAMP).
She is a student and researcher at the Rural Studies Center (Centro de Estudos Rurais, CERES/UNICAMP), a member of the editorial board of the “Ruris Journal”, which is bonded to CERES, and also a collaborating researcher at the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Amazonian Societies, Culture and Environment (Núcleo de Estudos Interdisciplinares em Sociedades Amazônicas, Cultura e Ambiente, Sacaca/UFOPA). She has dedicated her teaching, research and extension to traditional communities and peoples in their conflict and negotiation process typical of the interfaces created in front of different agents such as companies, the State, Universities, NGOs, etc.
She works analytically and in a practical way alongside the people, their communities, associations e social groups, in national and international scales, and in their struggle for rights and recognition. She has experience in continued fieldwork, and in ethnographic production and analysis about different contexts, as well as political, historical, cultural, and environmental events that are relevant to these groups. She is also interested in the debate about ethnic territories; natural and genetic resources; natural and cultural heritage; and traditional knowledge in its relationship with scientific knowledge.
At IIS, she supports the “re.green Project” within the product scope called “Estimation of socioeconomic impacts and monitoring of restoration in re.green areas”.