• gustavo barbosa

Gustavo Barbosa

Ethnographer

I’m a Brazilian anthropologist and journalist, with MScs in Anthropology from Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and The London School of Economics and Political Science, and a PhD, also in Anthropology, from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Education
PhD in Anthropology
London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK2014

Thesis: Non-Cockfights: On Doing/ Undoing Gender in Shatila, Lebanon

Post-Graduate Certificate in Higher Education
London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK2011
MSc in Social Anthropology (Distinction)
London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK2006

Dissertation: Back to the House: Becoming a Man in the First Palestinian Intifada

MSc in Social Anthropology
Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil2002

Dissertation: A Socialidade contra o Estado: A Antropologia de Pierre Clastres

Student-at-Large, Post-Graduate Course in Anthropology
University of Chicago, Chicago, USA1997
BSc in Diplomacy
Instituto Rio Branco, Brasília, Brazil1994
Post-Graduate Degree (Specialization) in International Relations
Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil1993
BSc in Social Sciences
Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Brazil1990
BSc in Journalism (Magna cum Laude)
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil1989

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Work Experience

 

Diplomat

Deputy Head of Mission
Brazilian Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya2019 - present
Head of the Division for International Educational Cooperation
Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brasília, Brazil2017 - 2019
Deputy Consul
Brazilian Consulate in Vancouver, Canada2013 - 2017
Deputy Consul
Brazilian Consulate in Beirut, Lebanon2011 - 2013
Deputy Head of Mission
Brazilian Embassy in Damascus, Syria2004 - 2005
Deputy Consul
Brazilian Consulate in Lisbon, Portugal2001 - 2003
Deputy Head of Mission
Brazilian Embassy in Damascus, Syria2000 - 2001
Deputy Head and Head, Division of Administration
Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil1998 - 2000
Deputy Head, Division of Middle Eastern Affairs
Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brasília, Brazil1996 - 1998
Responsible for issues involving indigenous populations and forests
Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brasília, Brazil1994 - 1996

 

 

Anthropologist - Teacher

Associate Researcher
Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF)2018 - 2020
Department of Anthropology, Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF)

MSc Qualification Examiner: Bárbara Celi de Souza Aguiar Cardoso: “Reputações Masculinas em Mahalla Al-Kubra, Egito” (2021)

PhD Qualification Examiner: Maria Alice Tallemberg Soares: “Meu Sangue é Palestino: a Juventude Palestina no Rio Grande do Sul a partir de suas Redes Locais e Transnacionais” (2020)

MSc Supervision: João Rodolfo Lopes Pereira: “Fazendo Tayf: a construção discursiva de um espaço LGBT no Líbano.” Anthropology (2019 - 2021)

MA Supervision
International Development and Gender, University of Sana’a, Yemen2018 - 2019

Abdulrahman Reziq: “Gender Dynamics, War, Humanitarian Interventions and Water: A View from IDP Settings in Yemen.” 

PhD Examiner
International Relations, PUC/MG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil2018

Antonio Ferreira de Lima Junior: “The Role of the Program of Student Exchange-Graduate Level in Brazilian Educational Cooperation.” 

PhD Qualification Examiner
Anthropology, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil2018

Helena de Morais Manfrinato: “Refugee Socialities: Humanitarianism, Solidarity and Compassion at an Urban Occupation and a Palestinian Restaurant in Sao Paulo.”

Journal Peer Reviewer
Undergraduate Tutor
London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK2011

Legal Anthropology

Volunteer Teacher
Shatila Palestinian Refugee Camp, Beirut, Lebanon2008

English Classes for Young Teenagers

Volunteer Teacher
Burj Al-Barajneh Palestinian Refugee Camp, Beirut, Lebanon2008

English Classes for Teenage Girls

Volunteer Teacher
Covanca Slum, Niterói, Brazil1992

Literacy Classes for Adults

 

Journalist

Newspaper Journalist
Jornal O Globo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil1991
TV Journalist (intern)
Rede Globo de Televisão, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil1990

 

 

Awards
Rosemary and Raymond Firth Scholarship
Department of Anthropology, London School of Economics and Political Science2010
Emirates PhD Support for Middle East Studies
Middle East Center, London School of Economics and Political Science2010
Doutorado Pleno no Exterior. Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq)
Ministry of Science and Technology of Brazil2006
Alban: European Union Programme of High Level Scholarships for Latin America
Languages
Portuguese

Native

English

Proficient

French

Proficient

Spanish

Proficient

Arabic

Advanced

German

Basic

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