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M. (Manoela) Carpenedo Rodrigues, PhD

Assistant Professor in Christian Cultural Heritage in the Global South and Marie Curie Fellow
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Social scientist and ethnographer, Carpenedo’s work is dedicated to understanding grassroots Christian movements and their intersections with culture, identity, and politics in the global South.

Before joining the University of Groningen, Carpenedo was a fellow at the Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Studies, University of London. She has also taught courses at the University of Kent and the University of Cambridge. Her work explores how Christian cultures emerging from the Global South have a growing influence on identity-building, politics, and policy. Carpenedo's research focuses on themes related to the growth of Christian Zionism and Judaizing forms of Christianity in the Global South, Christian activism and political mobilization, and emerging modalities of Christian religious extremism. 

Carpenedo studied at UFRGS (Brazil), the University of Tübingen (Germany), the University of Oviedo (Spain), and Central European University (Hungary). She holds an MPhil and a PhD from the University of Cambridge (UK). Carpenedo is a member of the Young Academy Groningen.

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