Visiting professor: the LabEx DynamiTe welcomes Rafael SOARES GONÇALVES

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As part of its work, the “Producing the ordinary city” Work-Package of the LabEx DynamiTe invites Rafael SOARES GONÇALVES for a period of four weeks, starting Monday, January 7th 2019.

During his stay, Rafael SOARES GONÇALVES will take part in the Work-Package’s researches, and give several classes on the production of the informal city in Rio de Janeiro. He will also give several conferences.


A lawyer and an historian, Rafael SOARES GONÇALVES holds a PhD in History and Civilization. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Social Work at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). He also coordinates the Laboratory for Urban and Socio-environmental studies (LEUS), and is a researcher at the Foundation for Research Support of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) and the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico).

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