Professor Gustavo Lins Ribeiro
Autonomous Metropolitan University of Iztapalapa
and Iberoamericana University (Mexico)
GUSTAVO LINS RIBEIRO Ph. D. in Anthropology (City University of New York, 1988). He holds the Ángel Palerm Chair of the Autonomous Metropolitan University of Iztapalapa (Mexico City) and is a Distinguished Scholar at the Iberoamericana University (Mexico City). He was a Full Professor of Anthropology at the University of Brasilia; and a Level 1A Research Fellow of Brazil’s National Council of Scientific and Technological Develoment (CNPq). He was a visiting professor in Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, South Africa and the U.S. He has done research and written on topics such as development, environmentalism, international migration, cyberculture, globalization and transnationalism. He has written and edited 14 volumes in Portuguese, Spanish and English, and more than 180 chapters and articles in different journals and books in Latin America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa and North America, in Portuguese, Spanish, English, Japanese, French and German. He was a member of the Advisory Council of the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research; Advisory Editor of Current Anthropology; president of the Brazilian Association of Anthropology and of the National Association of Graduate Programs and Research in the Social Sciences of Brazil. He was a founder and the first chair of the World Council of Anthropological Associations and a co-chair of the Committee on World Anthropologies of the AAA. He has served on more than 20 editorial boards of journals in Europe, Latin America, the U.S. and China, including the American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, Anthropology Today, Journal des Anthropologues, Alteridades and Vibrant (Virtual Brazilian Anthropology).
- Social, Political and Cultural Challenges of the BRICS (edited with Tom Dwyer, Antonádia Borges and Eduardo Viola). São Paulo: Anpocs, Bamenda/Bue (Cameroon): Langaa RPCIG, 2015.
- Outras Globalizações. Cosmopolíticas Pós-Imperialistas. Rio de Janeiro, EdUerj, 2014.
- Globalization from Below. The Other Global Economy (edited with Gordon Mathews and Carlos Alba), London, Routledge, 2012.
- O Capital da Esperança. A Experiência dos Trabalhadores na Construção de Brasília, Brasília, Editora da UnB., 2008.
- World Anthropologies. Disciplinary Transformations within Systems of Power (edited with Arturo Escobar). Berg Publishers, Oxford/New York, 2006.
- Postimperialismo. Cultura y Política en el Mundo Contemporáneo. Barcelona, Gedisa, 2003.
- Transnational Capitalism and Hydropolitics in Argentina, University Press of Florida, Gainesville, 1994.
- “World Anthropologies: Anthropological Cosmopolitanisms and Cosmopolitics”. Annual Review of Anthropology 43: 483-498, 2014.
- “Why (post)colonialism and (de)coloniality are not enough: a post-imperialist perspective”. Postcolonial Studies 14 (3): 285-297, 2011.
- “Une anthropologie cosmopolitique. L’anthropologie d’aujourd’hui et la mondialisation”. Anthropologie et Sociétés (Canadá) 34 (1): 197-216, 2010.
- “A Globalização Popular e o Sistema Mundial Não-hegemônico”. Revista Brasileira de Ciências Sociais 25 (74): 21-38, 2010.
- “Non-hegemonic globalizations. Alter-native transnational processes and agents”. Anthropological Theory 9 (3): 1-33, 2009.
- “Transnational virtual community? Exploring the implications for culture, power and language”. In Robin Mansell (ed.) The Information Society. Critical concepts in sociology, volume 4 (Everyday Life), London/New York, Routledge, 2009, pp. 17-27
- “Post-imperialism. A Latin American cosmopolitics”. In Peter Birle, Sérgio Costa, Horst Nitschack (eds.), Brazil and the Americas. Convergences and Perspectives, Madrid/Frankfurt, Iberoamericana/Vervuert, 2008, pp. 31-50.
- “Economic Globalization from Below”, Etnográfica (Lisbon) X (2): 233-249, 2006.
- “World Anthropologies: Cosmopolitics for a New Global Scenario in Anthropology”. Critique of Anthropology 26 (4): 363-386, 2006.
- “Power, Networks and Ideology in the Field of Development”. In Carlos Lopes, Khalid Malik e Sakiko Fukuda-Parr (eds.), Capacity for Development: new solutions to old problems. London, Earthscan, 2002, pp. 168-184.
- “Cybercultural Politics. Political Activism at a Distance in a Transnational World”. In Sonia Alvarez, Evelina Dagnino and Arturo Escobar (eds.), Cultures of Politics/Politics of Cultures. Revisioning Latin American Social Movements, Westview Press, Boulder (Colorado), 1998, pp. 325-352.