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F.H. (Flávio) Eiró de Oliveira, PhD

Assistant Professor
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politics, poverty, conditional cash tranfers, policy implementation, racism, minorities, diversity, development anthropology

Dr Flávio Eiró (he/him) is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Arts (Minorities & Multilingualism), University of Groningen. He is also Director of Studies of the University Minor Development Studies.

As a sociologist and political ethnographer, he has conducted ethnographic research on electoral politics and conditional cash transfers in Northeast Brazil since 2012. Flávio has published widely on issues surrounding politics, poverty and anti-poverty policies, policy implementation, and climate change adaptation. Flávio's research aims to push for a critical theorising of the state-citizen relations in the field of politics and policy implementation.

Flávio teaches and researches issues related to politics of diversity and minorities, with a focus on race and racism.

Other positions

Director of Studies – University Minor Development Studies
Member of the Internal Advisory Board of the UG Diversity and Inclusion Office
Member of the The Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG)
Open Access Ambassador – University of Groningen Library
Secretary, Programme Committee BA Minorities & Multilingualism
Member of the Young Arts Research Network (YARN) (2020-2023)
Last modified:08 December 2023 09.31 a.m.

Contact information

Broerstraat 5
9712 CP Groningen
The Netherlands

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