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Maria José de Abreu

Sociology & Anthropology | University of Amsterdam/ICI Berlin
Symposium Co-Organizer

Maria José de Abreu is a cultural anthropologist who has worked on questions of embodiment, technology, and movement in the context of an urban religious movement in contemporary Brazil. Her work is both grounded in ethnographic research as well as engaging with a range of anthropological and philosophical debates about time, space, personhood, the human senses and their technological extensions on which she has published in various journals and edited volumes.  Her latest project deals with theories on media ecology, time and prophecy with particular focus on Portugal.