Beyond the Margins: Architecture and Belonging in the Western Indian Ocean World
About the Speaker
Dr. Pedro Pombo is a Portuguese anthropologist and art historian based in Goa, India. In 2015 he received his PhD in Anthropology from ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, with an ethnography on cartography, landscape, senses of belonging and local history in the South of Mozambique. Pedro researches traces of Afro-Asian circulations crossing aesthetic and anthropological approaches, focusing on archival and material traces, heritages, visual landscapes and memories in the Western Indian Ocean. He is the co-author of a documentary on Goans in Tanzania, with the filmmaker Nalini Elvino de Sousa. His most recent research focuses on African heritages and contemporary art and the relation between culture and environment. He is an associated researcher with the Southern Atlantic/Indian Oceanic Africa cluster of the Project Regions 2050, WiSER, Wits University, South Africa. He was awarded a short-term fellowship with the African Multiple Cluster of Excellence, Bayreuth University (June 2021).
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Citation: Pedro Pombo (2018): Beyond the Margins: Place, Narratives, and Maritime Circuits in Diu, South Asian Studies, DOI: 10.1080/02666030.2018.1440059