P. CANDIDO Mariana
Mariana CANDIDO (Ph.D. York University, 2006) specializes in the history of West Central Africa. Her interests include the history of slavery; forced migration and labor; the South Atlantic world; and the African diaspora. She is the co-chair of the Lusophone African Studies Organization and a network professor of the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples. She is also co-investigator in the projects “The Angolan Roots of Capoeira,” University of Essex/UK, and the "Escravidão e Formas de Sociabilidade: Escravos africanos em Mariana/MG, 1700-1750,” Universidade Federal Fluminense/Brazil.