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Four films made by researchers from the Department of Anthropology and PPGAS-USP, with support from the Laboratory of Image and Sound in Anthropology (LISA-USP), were awarded at the Pierre Verger 2022, promoted by the Brazilian Association of Anthropology - ABA. Carlos Caps Drag Race, directed by Mihai Leaha during his postdoctoral work with the DA, took first place in the Medium Film category. In the same category, Afro-Sampas, directed by Jasper Chalcraft and Rose Satiko Hikiji (professor at DA) came in 3rd. place. Canto de Família, co-directed by Paula Bessa and Mihai Leaha, the result of Paula's master's degree at PPGAS USP, came in second in the feature film category. And the short Cybershota, also by Mihai Leaha, came in second in the short film category. The films competing for the award can be watched on the event's website until September 3: https://www.ppv2022.abant.org.br/conteudo/view?ID_CONTEUDO=988

Registration is now open for the WG "The challenge of the urban: intersections, resistances, utopias" (coordinated by Graça Cordeiro and Joan Pujadas, with Heitor Frúgoli Jr. as debater) at the next APA congress (Évora, 6-9/9/ 2022, https://apa2022.apantropologia.org/p045/), whose communication must be sent by 3/18/2022, in Portuguese or Spanish, preferably (https://apa2022.apantropologia.org/chamada-comunicacoes/).

The Department of Anthropology and the Graduate Program in Social Anthropology congratulate sane. Manuela Carneiro da Cunha for the Award for Academic Recognition in Human Rights awarded to her by Unicamp - Vladimir Herzog Institute, for her interdisciplinary work for cultural diversity, security environmental conservation, with emphasis on the enhancement of cultural heritage and knowledge of indigenous peoples and safeguarding the rights of future generations.

The Amazon is currently under intense pressure. Environmental degradation is accelerating and there are already signs that we are reaching an inflection point. Indigenous Lands remain the least deprived areas in the region, but they are also threatened. What does the past tell us about the human occupation of the Amazon? How did many more indigenous populations inhabit the forest without destroying it? And what does this tell us about the challenges of the present? These are some of the questions that animate this seminar.

Editora Primata launches the collective publication "Stay in the village, relative - indigenous peoples and the covid-19 pandemic”, in partnership with the Indigenous and Indigenous Front to Combat Covid-19 between Indigenous Peoples and Lands in the Southern Region and support from Center for Amerindian Studies at the University of São Paulo (CEstA / USP)
The launch will take place on November 6, at 5 pm, in a live to be broadcast through the Editor's YouTube channel

"The materials offered here, produced voluntarily, intend to go beyond the place of editorial record of a tragedy in progress, expanding the positive balance beyond its pages: the sale of books will allocate funds to the indigenous and indigenist Front for the Prevention and Combat of Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Indigenous Lands in the Southern Region of Brazil, as a way of supporting autonomous initiatives to face the impacts of the pandemic, associated with the dissemination of knowledge and solidary action, with the engagement of society. " - Excerpt from the presentation signed by the organizer and the editors.

Realization: The realization is a voluntary cooperation of indigenous and non-indigenous researchers, artists and activists, initiated and supported by Editora Primata.

Body: The book is a collection, with essays, articles, poem, interviews, photographs, drawing, covering experiences of indigenous peoples in all regions of Brazil. It is already available in pre-order on Editora Primata's website [purchase on website: https://www.editoraprimata.com/index.php/produto/fica-na-aldeia-parente-org-rafael-pacheco/].

Collection and support. Allocation of 100% of the sales value to the Indigenous and Indigenous Front for the Prevention and Combat of Covid-19 in Indigenous Lands of the Southern Region (@frenteindigenasul), to support its emergency and continued actions in health, food and nutritional security and others to face the impacts of the pandemic overcoming and recovering from the pandemic in their communities, with the feasibility of food, clothing, personal hygiene items, cleaning materials, personal and financial protection equipment; information and communication etc.).

Authors and Authors: Alex Piaz, Antonio Oviedo, Britaldo Soares Filho, Carlos Papá (photos), Claudemir da Silva, Cristiane Gomes Julião Pankararu, Cristine Takuá, Danilo Paiva Ramos, Dival da Silva, Eliel Benites, Gustavo Caboco (cover), Jaider Esbell, João Ricardo Rampinelli Alves, Luana Maria de Souza, Nyg Kuitá, Paola Gibram, Tatiane Klein, Tiago Moreira dos Santos, Tiago Nhandewa, Silvio Carlos Pereira Lima Filho, Sofia Mendonça, Ubirajara Oliveira.

Organization. Rafael Pacheco (PPGAS and USP Amerindian Studies Center)

Edition. Macaio Poetônio and Gustavo Berbel, Editora Primata

Presentation. Rafael Pacheco, Gustavo Berbel and Macaio Poetônio (Editora Primata)

Indigenous peoples approached. Xetá (PR), Kaiowá and Guarani (MS), Nandewa Guarani (SP), Mbya Guarani (SP), Kaingang (PR), Hupd'äh and Yuhupdëh (AM), Macuxi (RR), Pankararu (PE), in addition to vulnerability indexes for all Indigenous Lands in Brazil and Base Poles of special indigenous health districts.

Support. Amerindian Studies Center (CEstA-USP)

Language. Portuguese

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Indigenous and Indigenous Front to Prevent and Combat Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the Plan to Combat Covid-19 among Indigenous Peoples and Lands in the Southern Region, of indigenous organizations.




Event organized by Bárbara Cortês (Master student at Unifesp, graduated in Social Sciences at USP and collaborator at GEAC) together with Lígia Ferro (professor at the University of Porto) for the SIEF 2021 congress, based in Helsinki.

This edition of the event will take place remotely (online), between June 21 and 24, 2021, and is open to the submission of proposals until November 26, 2020. Below, there is a brief summary of the panel. For more details, access the direct link at the end of the summary.
All information regarding this edition of the congress is available at siefhome.org