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december, 2017

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Teresa Le joins Kaleidoscopio as visiting fellow

Teresa Le, an MA student in Development Studies at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa joined Kaleidoscopio as visiting scholar. Since August 2015, Le has been conducting fieldwork in Maputo city for her MA dissertation entitled: State Autonomy During Neoliberalism – The Case of Social Cash Transfers in Mozambique.

Kaleidoscopio’s archaeologist Albino Jopela, initiates a discussion on heritage conservation, governance and poverty in the Mozambique Island

In a talk given at the seminar series of the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology at Eduardo Mondlane University last May, Albino Jopela suggested that power relations among key actors undermine the implementation of projects to improve conservation and management of the island’s heritage and the living conditions of its inhabitants. Successful implementation of new …

Albino Jopela and Per Ditlef Fredriksen publish on engaged archaeology in Mozambique

Kaleidoscopio’s archaeologist Albino Jopela and Per Ditlef Fredriksen from the University of Oslo in Norway, have recently published an article on archaeologists’ engagement with local conceptions of place. Drawing on the case of Mozambique the archaeologists suggest that ‘a truly engaged archaeology’ ought to be open to plural epistemologies and explore the potential of the …

New researcher at Kaleidoscopio

Kaleidoscopio is pleased to announce that at the beginning of September,  anthropologist Carla Alberto has joining its Choreographies of intimacy research group. In her position she will build on her initial research on work, leisure and sensuality to explore interpersonal interactions in intimate practices in Mozambique.

Kaleidoscopio at the 14th Congress of the Pan-African Archaeological Association for Prehistory and Related Studies and the 22nd Biennial Meeting of the Society of Africanists Archaeologists

Kaleidescopio’s archaeologists Albino Jopela and Décio Muianga attended the 14th Congress of the Pan-African Archaeological Association for Prehistory and Related Studies and the 22nd Biennial Meeting of the Society of Africanists Archaeologists held from 14-18 July at the university of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Albino Jopela presented a paper entitled The Politics of Heritage in Postcolonial Mozambique …

Mozambique: Progresses on the Implementation of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation, Post-Busan

In February 2014, Development Initiatives – Africa Hub was commissioned by DFID to conduct a four country case studies (Mozambique, Kenya, Ghana and Burundi) to evaluate progress on the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation post the Busan agreement in 2011. The Mozambican case study was conducted by Kaleidoscopio – Research in Public Policy and …