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F.H. (Flávio) Eiró de Oliveira, PhD

Assistant Professor
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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.

New OA book (in Portuguese): "A Política da Pobreza: A regulação de Direitos Sociais e Políticos no Nordeste do Brasil", Lisboa: Etnográfica Press.

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.

Areas of expertise: politics, poverty, conditional cash tranfers, policy implementation, racism, minorities, diversity, development anthropology, political sociology

Other positions

Director of Studies – University Minor Development Studies
Member of the Research Ethics Review Committee (CETO)
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
Last modified:03 April 2024 08.06 a.m.

Contact information

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands

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