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13th WEEK:


Alejandra Londoño

Alejandra Londoño (Colombia) talks about "Dialogue to fix the present and build new futures". She has been an activist in feminist lesbian political processes, against racism and social exclusion. She is currently a member of Revista Marea and the Red Feminista Antimilitarista de Medellín. She is a historian and teacher at UNAL Colombia Gender Studies. She has been a researcher on themes linked to the social history and politics of women in the Colombian 20 th
century, asking for the implications of historical reconstruction from a feminist and anti-colonial perspective, has been investigating the construction of pedagogies for processes of historical memory in Colombia, of the armed conflict in the school and for the dynamics of militarism and militarization in neoliberal capitalism. Currently she is part of the Truth Commission in Colombia where she works as a researcher in charge of analyzing social and cultural factors in conflict, specifically those associated with racist and patriarchal historical relationships.

Leonardo Tonus

Leonardo Tonus (Brazil-France) talks about "Between consensus and dissent: Brazilian literature and culture". He is a Free Lecturer in Brazilian Literature at the Sorbonne Université (France). In 2014 he was decorated by the French Ministry of Education Chevalier das Palmas Acadêmicas and, in 2015, Chevalier das Artes e das Letras by the French Ministry of Culture. Curator of the 2015 Salon du Livre in Paris and the exhibition «Oswald de Andrade: passeur anthropophage» at the Center Georges Pompidou (France, 2016) »is the creator and organizer of the Printemps Littéraire Brésilien festival. He published several academic articles about contemporary "Brazilian authors and coordinated (and co-ordered), among others, the publication, among others, of Samuel "Rawet: essays gathered (José Olimpio, 2008)" and the anthologies La littérature brésilienne contemporaine - spécial "Salon du Livre de Paris 2015 (Revista Pessoa, 2015)", "Olhar Paris (Editora Nós, 2016)", "Write Berlin (Editora Nós, 2017)" and "Min al mahjar ila al watan - From the Land of Migration to the Homeland (Revista Pessoa / Abu Dhabi Departement of Culture and Tourism / Kalima, 2019)". Several of his poems have been published in anthologies and national and international magazines. He is the author of two poetry collections: Agora "Vai Ser Assim (Editora Nós, 2018)" and "Restlessness in times of insomnia (Editora Nós, 2019)".

Xurxo Ayán

Xurxo Ayan (Galicia) talks about "The things of war: archeology of the contemporary past in Spain". PhD in Archeology from the University of Santiago de Compostela. He was a pre- doctoral researcher for the European Social Fund I3P program at the CSIC Institute of Heritage Sciences. Between 2014 and 2017, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the Built Heritage Research Group at the University of the Basque Country. He is currently FCT principal researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History of the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences at Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Specialist in Iron Age Archeology and Community Archeology, in recent years he has focused his research on Archeology of the Recent Past, with special emphasis on the archeology of the Spanish Civil War, the post-war guerrilla and the agrarian and industrial colonization of Francoism. books are Altamira seen through the spaces (JAS Editorial, 2015) and Archeology: An introduction to the materiality of the past (Alianza Editorial, 2018).


Debate with the participation of Gizele Martins (Maré Mobilization Front), Flavia Medeiros (UFSC) and Fábio Franco (PUC-SP).


Moderation Lucas Pedretti.


Debate with the participation of Rafaela Albergaria (Master in Social Work at UFRJ) and Wescrey Portes (IESP / UERJ).

Moderation Lucas Pedretti.

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