Histórico PPGAS Indica

Rua Apa, 78 - Campos Elísios

The film “São Palco - Cidade Afropolitana” will be shown on 10/05 at Quilombo Urbano Aparelha Luzia. The free event will start at 8:30 pm and will feature a debate with the protagonists and directors after the screening. Location: Rua Apa, 78 - Campos Elísios


In the first edition of the "Cycle of lectures on denialism", we will welcome Prof. Doctor Jean Carlos Hochsprung Miguel (UNICAMP), who will give the conference entitled "Beyond denialism: analysis of crises and struggles at the height of climate change".
Jean Carlos Hochsprung Miguel is a professor at the Department of Scientific and Technological Policy at the Institute of Geosciences at UNICAMP and a permanent professor at PPG-PCT IG UNICAMP.
The event will be virtual and the lecture can be followed by the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v =bEBFWWPD2C8.
Mediation: Rafael Antunes Almeida (Post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Anthropology at USP/ Adjunct Professor at the University of International Integration of Afro-Brazilian Lusofonia).

*Event open to the entire community. No registration required.

Sesc Vila Mariana - Rua Pelotas, 141 - São Paulo - SP

Launch of the collection Through the Waters: The Bantu in the Formation of Brazil

12/08/2023 (Friday)

Sesc Vila Mariana

Rua Pelotas, 141 - São Paulo - SP


More information:  https://www.sescsp.org.br/programming/launch-of-livro-atraves-das-aguas-os-bantu-na-formacao-do-brasil/

6:30 pm to 8 pm

Chat and launch: Through the Waters: The Bantu in the Formation of Brazil

Talk about the importance of Bantu cultures from the peoples of Central Africa for the formation of Brazilian society in its linguistic, religious, festive, educational and philosophical aspects and for the construction of a diverse and multiethnic society guided by respect for difference and combating social inequality.< /span>

With Taata Katuvanjesi/Walmir Damasceno, Janja Araújo, Vagner Gonçalves da Silva and mediation by Rosenilton Silva de Oliveira< /span>

Tata Nkisi Katuvanjesi. Walmir Damasceno dos Santos is Taata Nkisi in the Central African Traditional Community Inzo Tumbansi; journalist; general coordinator of the Latin American Institute of Afro Bantu Traditions (ILABANTU), diplomatic representative of Brazil, Latin America and the Caribbean for the International Center of Bantu Civilizations (CICIBA). 

Janja Araújo. began her initiation into traditional capoeira Angola in 1982. She is currently dedicated to studies on women in the contexts of traditional cultures and popular African roots. Its trajectory is also marked by permanent dialogue with women's organizations both in the context of struggles for autonomy and confronting rights violations, and in these traditional contexts, with an emphasis on movements that form within capoeira, highlighting its transnational character. She has a degree in History (UFBA) and a master's and doctorate in Education (USP) and post-doctorate in Social Sciences (PUC / SP). She is a professor at the Department of Gender and Feminism Studies (FFCH/UFBA), and a capoeira master, being co-founder of the Instituto Nzinga de Estudos da Capoeira Angola e Tradições Educativas Bantu no Brasil, an organization that carries out work in several Brazilian cities and in several countries.

Vagner Gonçalves da Silva. Anthropologist; professor at the University of São Paulo; postdoctoral studies at Harvard University and the City University of New York (Fulbright Scholar Program). Author of: Candomblé and Umbanda; Orixás of the Metropolis; The anthropologist and his magic; Listed Terreiros in São Paulo; Exu - An Afro-Atlantic God in Brazil.

Rosenilton Silva de Oliveira. PhD in social anthropology from the University of São Paulo and the Ecole de Hautes Ethudes in Social Sciences; professor at the Faculty of Education at USP. Aauthor of: Orixás the cultural manifestation of god : an analysis of inculturated Catholic liturgies; Candomblé terreiros as traditional African communities.

About  collection: Through the Waters: The Bantu in the Formation of Brazil

The collection titled Through the Waters: The Bantu in the Formation of Brazil organized by Vagner Gonçalves da Silva, Tata Nkisi Katuvanjesi – Walmir Damasceno, Rosenilton Silva de Oliveira and José Pedro da Silva Neto will be published by Coleção Diálogos da Diáspora (Editora Hucitec) in printed format and by Coleção Viramundo (Faculdade de Educação da USP) in online format.

The 473-page book with 22 articles aims, through the waters, to follow the crossing of Kalunga Grande, the sea, the great river, the mirror of waters that separates and brings together in Banto philosophy the living of this world of more alive, even if invisible, from the other world, both inhabitants of dimensions of life in fruition. It seeks to meet a fair demand: the valorization of Bantu cultures in Brazil and in other parts of the world where it is also present.


Alessandra Ribeiro Martins, Alexandre Marcussi, Bunseki Fu Kiau (1934-2013), < /span>Clara Saraiva, Esmeraldo Emetério de Santana. (1916-2011), Geslline Giovana Braga, José Pedro da Silva Neto, Kabengele Munanga, Margarida Maria Petter, Maria da Anunciação Conceição Silva, Marina de Mello e Souza, Robert Daibert Junior, Robert W. Slenes, Rosangela Janja Costa Araujo, Rosenilton Silva de Oliveira, Tata Nkisi Katuvanjesi, Tiganá Santana Santos, Vagner Gonçalves da Silva, Valdina Pinto (1943-2019), Wilson Penteado Junior, Wyatt MacGaffey, Yeda A. Pessoa de Castro and Yumei de Isabel Morales Labañino.

20 to 21 pm

Artistic Intervention: Dyambu Bantu in tribute to Nengwa Lembamuxi

The Inzo Tumbansi Central African Traditional Community of Itapecerica da Serra, in Greater São Paulo, through rhythms, dances and songs, will pay homage to the important leadership: Nengwa Lembamuxi descendant of the first traditional territory of African origin Kongo Angola of Brazil, Terreiro Tumbenci de Maria Neném.

Period: 11-22-2023 to 11-24-2023
Sesc-SP Research and Training Center

Climate outlook
international seminar

Between the 22nd and 24th of November, the Sesc-SP Research and Training Center will host the seminar "Climate Perspectives", where scientists, activists, indigenous and quilombola leaders, journalists and artists will gather to, together, think about the climate issue.

Registration is open via the link:https:// centrodepesquisaeformacao.sescsp.org.br/atividade/perspectivas-do-clima

The center of today's cultural and political debate can be recognized in the theme of climate change. It is in this expression that the main political, social and cultural challenges facing us are concentrated. Melting glaciers, ocean acidification, rising temperatures and social inequality are some of the well-known effects of this global event. However, when we reflect on it from a local perspective, we end up coming into contact with issues arising from a diversity of small materialities specific to what Western science has been calling "climate change" globally. In this movement, other narratives and stories are told to us, opening different epistemological and political horizons for action on the climate emergency.

Taking advantage of such particularities, the "Climate Perspectives" seminar aims to showcase a set of different perspectives and narratives on climate and the environment, so that, through them, it is possible to build an image from the inside out of such a global event. . To this end, scientists from different areas, indigenous, quilombola and urban leaders, riverside communities, journalists and indigenous artists will be invited to participate in the program.

The specific problems that a riverside community deals with, the impact of the landscape on the biological structure of certain living beings, the effects felt by an urban community on its environment, the change in the composition and course of rivers, the effect of such changes on the Amazon soil and its impacts on indigenous communities are some examples of the local narratives that will be addressed during the meeting. Faced with them, the question to which we wish to outline a partial answer is: what appearance would this thing we call "climate change" have when examined from local points of view? To achieve this, a gathering of knowledge, sciences and ways of existence is necessary so that we can rethink the condition of the planet and ourselves from a multiple, diverse and heterogeneous perspective.

The seminar also intends to discuss conditions and possibilities for alliances and dialogues, raising, in this sense, other questions for the already well-known global debate. The aim is that this meeting can be a place for new approaches and debates about the climate, bringing together different people, territories and perspectives.

Curatorship: Bruno Siniscalchi and Maria Borba

Period: 10-25-2023 to 10-27-2023
Rua Maria Antônia, 258 - Vila Buarque. Close to Higienópolis metro station

The Laboratory of Image and Sound in Anthropology (LISA) invites everyone to the event “Afro-Sampas: African creative diaspora in São Paulo” which will take place on the 4th and 6th of October and will be free!


Session 1: Performance "Luggage", with Shambuyi Wetu (Democratic Republic of Congo)
From 2pm to 4pm
Location: Lobby and cinema
Screening of the film "Tabuluja (Wake up!)" and debate with directors: Rose Satiko Gitirana Hikiji, Jasper Chalcraft and Shambuyi Wetu.

Session 2: Screening of the film Woya Hayi Mawe - Where are you going? And debate with directors: Rose Satiko Gitirana Hikiji and Jasper Chalcraft
From 5pm to 7pm

The event will be at Rua Maria Antônia, 258 - Vila Buarque. Close to the Higienópolis metro station. We count on your presence!

LISA Online Team

Auditório do LISA - R. do Anfiteatro, 181 - Butantã, São Paulo

The Laboratory of Image and Sound in Anthropology (LISA) together with the Visual Anthropology Group (GRAVI-USP) invites everyone to the first day of the cycle "How do you edit? Cycle of conversations about photobooks and processes". The first meeting will take place on September 22, 2023, at 2:30 pm in the LISA Auditorium located at R. do Anfiteatro, 181 - Butantã, São Paulo. At the meeting, Andressa Cerqueira will address the creative process and references for the creation of the Not So Real Stories project, which combines literature and photography through heteronyms. The main inspirations that influenced the work and the photobooks that make up the project will be presented.

Andressa Cerqueira is a researcher and editor of photographic books. She has a bachelor's degree in photography from Centro Universitário Senac (2013). In 2014, she started working at Estúdio Madalena, where for four years she curated titles for Livraria Madalena and, from 2017, started producing and editorial coordination for Editora Madalena. From 2020 to 2023, she conducted photography book research and cataloging for the Photography Book Database. She is also the creator of the Not So Real Stories project, which published four photobooks: One day we will be famous and none of this will matter (2018), One day we will be famous (2018), Intimidade Miojo - Sam Terri (2017) and Matrioska - Ella A. (2013).

We look forward to seeing you!
LISA Online Team

Period: 08-17-2023 to 11-29-2023
Registration Period: 08-01-2023 to 08-10-2023
Rua do Anfiteatro, 181, Colmeia - Favo 10

LISA publishes the extension course O Caminho do Alabê - Raquel Trindade's Methodology, which will take place in a hybrid form (at LISA, in person, and simultaneously transmitted online). The course will be taught by Vitor da Trindade, grandson of Solano Trindade and son of Raquel Trindade, with Elis Trindade. Stay tuned for registration dates as places are limited.

The course addresses the rhythms of the Orixás, with their dances and musical manifestations, including their influence on Brazilian Music. The motto and reference will be the instrumentalists/priests of the Orixás, fundamental in Brazilian musicality. The dialogues offered in these meetings will be based on the self-taught methodology of the Solano Trindade Family, with the fusion between theory and practice, and the proposal of movement, sound and well-being as an epistemology.

More information at https://sce.fflch.usp.br/node/5178


Cine Sesc - Rua Augusta, 2075

A delegation of seven representatives of the Aparai and Wayana peoples are coming to São Paulo this weekend to present their songs and launch a documentary that they recently finished. Leaders and teachers in their villages of origin, in the Amazon, they live in a region in the north of Pará, in the Indigenous Lands of Parque do Tumucumaque and Rio Paru d'Este, and will travel more than three thousand kilometers, traveling by boat, plane , car and again plane.

The group will perform on two occasions: at Sesc Santo André, on Sunday (August 13th) at 2 pm, when they will present their artefacts, songs and dances, in addition to being available for a conversation with the public; and Tuesday (August 15th) at 8 pm at Cine Sesc, when the premiere of the documentary "Bibiru: kaikuxi panema" will take place. The film has as its protagonist a dog that lost his luck in hunting and portrays his owner's attempt to cure him, while teaching young people about the ancestral values ​​of his people. The story was completely filmed by directors Wayana and Aparai in the Bona village and is part of a trilogy about the indigenous food production regimes: the first deals with fishing, the second with the collection of açaí and the third with hunting.

The film's launch will feature the presence of the main indigenous filmmakers and their partners, who will answer questions from the public. The free program is part of the Indigenous August organized by Sesc-SP, an event that features around 150 activities with indigenous peoples in the capital, interior and coast of the State.

The event is organized by Sesc-SP in partnership with the Sawe institute, the Laboratory of Image and Sound in Anthropology of the University of São Paulo, the Wayana and Aparai Indigenous Peoples Association, and was supported by Iepé, the Research and Training Institute Indigenous.

Tapera Taperá Bookstore, Metrópole Gallery (Av. São Luiz, 187, 2nd floor, store 29)

Book based on a master's thesis, on a study on cosmopolitanism, gentrification and work, focusing on the hipster scene in the Vila Buarque neighborhood (central region of São Paulo). The release will feature a chat between the author and Heitor Frúgoli Jr. (DA-FFLCH-USP).