Rebecca Lemos Igreja

Invited Researcher of DEA Programme
Stay in France:  from January 4 to February 10, 2018

Rebecca Lemos Igreja is an anthropologist, professor and master's and doctoral director of the Department of Latin American Studies at the University of Brasília. She was also a professor at Harvard University. Her PhD was done in Anthropology at the University of Brasilia and later she completed a post-doctorate at EHESS. She is Director of the Interdisciplinary Studies Laboratory on Access to Justice and Rights in the Americas - LEIJUS and the Comparative Studies Group on Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean - MeCACB. In addition, Rebecca is the editor-in-chief of the "Abya- Yala" Journal: Access to Justice and Law in the Americas. Finally, she has conducted research in Brazil, Mexico, France, Algeria and the United States on topics such as: racism, discrimination, ethnic and racial categories, collective rights, access to justice, public policies and judicial reforms. 

The Project

Access to justice and rights in the Americas

Keywords:

Racism, Discrimination, Ethnic and Racial Categories, Collective Rights, Access to Justice, Public Policy, Judicial Reform

Selected publications

  • IGREJA, R. L.. O Direito Como objeto de estudo empírico: o uso de métodos qualitativos no âmbito da pesquisa empírica em Direito. In: Maíra Rocha Machado. (Org.). Pesquisar Empiricamente o Direito. 1ed.São Paulo: REED, 2017, v. 1, p. 11-37.
  • IGREJA, Rebecca Lemos. Combate al racismo y la discriminación racial en Brasil: legislación y acción institucional. Desacatos. Revista de Antropología Social, v. 51, p. 32-49, 2016.
  • IGREJA, Rebecca Lemos; NOVION, M. L. J. (Org.) . Política em movimento - a construção da política na América Latina e Caribe. 1. ed. Curitiba: Editora CRV, 2016. v. 1000. 225p
  • IGREJA, Rebecca Lemos; FERNANDES, N. V. E. . A institucionalização do combate à discriminação na América Latina. In: Rebecca Lemos Igreja; Jacques de Novion. (Org.). Política em movimento - a construção da política na América Latina e Caribe. 1ed.Curitiba: CRV, 2016, v. 1, p. 169-194.
  • IGREJA, Rebecca Lemos et TAVOLARO, Lilia Magalhães, « Sciences sociales et discriminations positive au Brésil », in Wieviorka, Michel et Diminescu, Dana, Socio nº 04, 2015
  • IGREJA, R. Lemos. Etnicheskiie i rasovye kategorii v perepisiakh i politika pozitivnoi diskriminatsii v Brazilii [Ethnic and Racial Categories in Censuses and the Positive Discrimination Policy in Brazil]//Etnograficheskoe obozrenie, 2015, N1. pp. 26-40
  • IGREJA, Rebecca Lemos Igreja, AGUDELO, Carlos, Afrodescendentes na América Latina e Caribe: novos caminhos, novas perspectivas em um contexto global multicultural, Revista de Estudos e Pesquisas Sobre as Américas. , v.8, p.13-28, 2014.