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Special Projects

Interdisciplinary Center for African Descendent Research and Heritage (Nirema)


Sérgio Hamilton da Silva Barra

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Nirema is a complementary unit of PUC-Rio linked to the History, Social Work, Sociology and Politics Departments.

It is a research and documentation center of the African Brazilian culture. It develops activities and interdisciplinary initiatives that involve representatives from PUC-Rio´s faculty and staff.

Nirema activities involve not only professors from PUC-Rio but also have a body of associate researches belonging to other educational institutions in Brazil and abroad.

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