Ana Cristina Pereira is Afro-Portuguese, and a member of Antiracist Nucleus of Porto (NARP). She holds a Ph.D. in Cultural Studies, from the University of Minho, with the thesis Otherness and identity in cinematographic fiction in Portugal and Mozambique, has a master’s degree in Educational Sciences from the University of Aveiro and a degree in Theater from the Superior School of Theater and Cinema of Lisbon. Having as main research interests processes of othering, social memory, race, and gender, in a postcolonial and decolonial perspective, she pursued research activities within the scope of several projects: (De)Othering (2020-2021) and On the sidelines of Portuguese cinema: a study on Afro-descendant cinema produced in Portugal (2017-2019), at the University of Coimbra; Cultures Past & Present (2018 -) and MigraMediaActs (2021-) both University of Minho; EmRede (2021-) Lusófona University of Porto.
Ana Crisitina Pereira will talk at the Opening of the Transeuropa Festival “Decolonize! Decarbonize! Democratize!” on April 21 at 15h.