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Nome completo/Name
Livia Jiménez Sedano

Contacto profissional/Professional Contact
Endereço/Address
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas
Ave. de Berna 26 C
1069-061

Email
liviajs@fcsh.unl.pt

Filiação institucional
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas
Instituto de Etnomusicologia-Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança (INET-MD)

Categoria ou actividade/Activity
Investigadora bolseira Pós-Doutoral

Formação Académica/ Education
2011 Ph. D. in Anthropology, UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia), Madrid
Dissertation title: "Los niños y niñas como creadores de estilos locales de etnicidad. Una etnografía basada en la comparación de dos contextos." (Children as producers of local styles of ethnicity. An ethnography based on the comparison of two contexts). Supervisors: Ángel Díaz de Rada (UNED) and Francisco Javier García Castaño (UGR).
2011 Diploma of Professional Expertise in Islamic Religion and Culture, Universidad Camilo José Cela
2010 Master´s Degree in African Linguistics-Berber Track, University of Leiden
Dissertation title: “Tamart inu music: the construction of a community in the Riffian diaspora”. Supervisors: Maarten Kossmann (Leiden University) and Léon Buskens (Leiden University)
2004 Diploma of Advanced Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology, UNED (Madrid)
Dissertation title: “Formas de construir la diferencia en el ámbito educativo. Un ejemplo etnográfico: los “dominicanos” en Madrid.” (Ways of producing difference in contexts of parenting. An ethnographic example: “Dominicans” in Madrid.) Supervisor: Ángel Díaz de Rada (UNED, Madrid).
2003 Master´s Degree with Special Mention in Migrations and Inter-community Relations, with Specialization in Intercultural Mediation, UAM (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
Dissertation title: “Funciones psicológicas de las redes sociales: crisis de identidad en la mujer migrante” (Psychological functions of social networks: crisis of identity in immigrant women). Supervisor: Liliana Suárez (UAM)
2002 Graduate Degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology, UAM, Madrid

Domínio de especialização / Research domains
Ethnicity, Migrations, Anthropology of Dance, Anthropology of Childhood, Parenting Studies, Anthropology of Education

Áreas de Interesse / Areas of Interest
Ethnicity and Social Dance
Dance and migration
North Africa, Central African and Caribbean dance cultures
Anthropology of the Body

Bolsas e "Fellowships" / Awards and Fellowships
2013 Bolsa de Investigação Pos-doutoral. Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)
2011 PhD Special Award (UNED)
2012 Finalist in II National Competition of Dissertations on Migrations in Spain, (Committee of VII Conference of Migrations in Spain)
2009-2010 Scholarship for one-year Master´s Program on African Linguistics in Leiden University (Fundación Cajamadrid)
2004-2005 Research Fellowship (University of Granada)
2003 Third National Award in Social and Cultural Anthropology (Spanish Ministry of Education)

Actividade Ligada a Organizações Académicas e Profisionais Nacionais e Internacionais / Professional and Academic Organizations
Current Member of the research group I+D “Cultura, género e islamofobia: el Islam en la diáspora”, coordinated by Dr. Ángeles Ramírez in the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of UAM (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid). Founded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (2011-2014) (Reference FEM2011-27161)

Collaboration in the research project “Jóvenes, culturas urbanas y redes digitales. Prácticas emergentes en las artes, el campo editorial y la música” in the Department of Social and cultural Anthropologist of UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia), coordinated by Francisco Cruces (UNED), Néstor García Canclini and Maritza Urteaga (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana de México). Founded by Fundación Telefónica, S.L. (2011-2012)

Researcher and coordinator of the research team “Observatorio de Zonas con Necesidades de Transformación Social” for Aljibe, I+D+I, S.L., directed by Jorge López López, in the context of the European project “Equal Atenea” for innovation in politics against social exclusion (february-december 2007)

Researcher in the project “Evaluación de las actuaciones de atención educativa del alumnado inmigrante en Andalucía” in the research team Laboratorio de Estudios Interculturales de la Universidad de Granada. Ordered and founded by Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian regional government) (2004- 2005)

Researcher in the project "Diversidad cultural y lingüística: una propuesta de estrategias y recursos para la educación", in Proyectos de Investigación en Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales, Madrid CAM 06/0122/2000 (2000)

Actividade Docente e Profissional/Academic Positions and Professional Activities
2012 Teacher of the course “Symbolic, Linguistic and Cognitive Anthropology II” (UNED, Madrid)

2011-2012 Teacher of the course “Social Anthropology I” (UNED, Madrid)

2011-2012 Teacher of the course “Philosophy” (UNED, Madrid)

2010-2011 Teacher of the course “Anthropology” (UNED, Madrid)

2009 Teacher of the course “Ethnography and Techniques of Research in Social Anthropology” (UNED, Madrid)

2009 Teacher of the course “Symbolic, Linguistic and Cognitive Anthropology” (UNED, Madrid)

2009 Teacher of the course “History of Anthropology” (UNED, Madrid)

2007 Professional Researcher and Coordinator of the Ethnographic Research Team “Observatorio de Zonas con Necesidades de Transformación Social” (Equal Atenea European Project) (Aljibe, I+D+I, S.L., Granada)

2008-2009 Teacher of Arabic Dance for adults (Academia de Danza “La Clave”, Alcalá de Henares)

2005-2007 Teacher of Arabic Dance and Fussion Arabic-Flamenco Dance for children and youngsters (Asociación Almotacín, Almería; Asociación Alcalá, Almería)

2004-2005 Researcher for the project “Evaluación del Plan de Atención Educativa al alumnado inmigrante” for Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Regional Government) (University of Granada)

2002 Intercultural Mediation (practices) for the Master of Migrations and Inter-Community Relations (SEMSI, Servicio de Medicación Social y Cultural, Madrid)


PUBLICAÇÕES/PUBLICATIONS

Capitulos de livro/ Book Chapters
"When the border becomes a threshold: An Analysis of Children´s Visits to Relatives in Santo Domingo Based on the Theory of Ritual", in Spyros Spyrou and Miranda Christou (eds.) "Children and borders". Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan (in press)

"Los contextos de la etnicidad en la infancia", in Javier García Castaño (ed.) Diversidad cultural. Madrid: Comares. (in press)

“La resistencia infantil a asimilar las pertenencias etnonacionales que se promueven desde instancias burocráticas como la escuela”, in Maria Caterina La Barbera and Matilde Fernández Montes (comp.) “Negociaciones de la identidad en los procesos migratorios”. Madrid: Commonground Publishing. (in press)

(2013) “Spanish people don´t know how to rear their children! Dominican women´s resistance to intensive mothering in Madrid" in Charlotte Faircloth, Diane Hoffman and Linda Layne (eds.): "What´s New About Parenting? Comparative Studies In Kinship, Self and Politics." London: Routledge:169-183. ISBN: 978-0-415-62487-9.

(2012) “El fantasma del racismo en las aulas: escuelas del más allá, niños que dan miedo y maestros cazafantasmas” in Francisco Javier García Castaño and Antonia Olmos Alcaraz (eds.) "Segregaciones y construcción de la diferencia en la escuela". Madrid: Trotta:165-182. ISBN: 978-84-9879-360-4.

(2011) Díaz de Rada, Ángel and Jiménez Sedano, Livia “Variations on Diversity and the Risks of Bureaucratic Complicity”. Bradley Levinson y Mica Pollock (eds.) Companion to the Anthropology of Education. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell: 408-424. ISBN: 978-1-4051-9005-3.

Articles in refeered Journals/Artigos em revistas referenciadas
(2013) Jiménez Sedano, Livia and Izquierdo Collado, Juan de Dios "Lo que se oculta detrás de la categoría "menores marroquíes no acompañados": miedos cruzados, contradicciones europeas y consecuencias para el Trabajo Social". Cuadernos de Trabajo Social Vol. 26-1, 2013: 193-202. ISSN 0214-0314.

(2012) “On the irrelevance of ethnicity for children to organize their social world”. Childhood: Special Issue (Ed. by Spyrou, Pache and Ossipaw) "Children's Interethnic Relations in Everyday Life: Beyond Institutional Contexts”. Volume 19, Number 3, August 2012: 375-388. ISSN 0907-5682.

Other publications/ Outras publicações
Professional Reports published for orientating the social interventions in marginal neighbourhoods in Andalusia (all of them are co-authored with the research team, in the role of researcher and coordinator):

(2007) “Antropología del género. Cultura y situación sociolaboral de las mujeres en Zonas con Necesidades de Transformación Social”. Published by Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Government): Consejería para la Igualdad y el Bienestar Social.

(2007) “Antropología urbana y Zonas con necesidades de transformación social. Uso cultural de los espacios y políticas públicas en El Puche, Almería y en San Martín de Porres, Córdoba”. Published by Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Government): Consejería para la Igualdad y el Bienestar Social.

(2007) “Análisis histórico de las políticas públicas implementadas contra la exclusión social en zonas con necesidad de transformación”. Published by Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Government): Consejería para la Igualdad y el Bienestar Social.

(2007) “Empleo y estrategias de inclusión social en zonas con necesidades de transformación sociales”. Published by Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Government): Consejería para la Igualdad y el Bienestar Social.

(2007) “La Piñera y El Saladillo: dos barrios algecireños en transición”. Published by Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Government): Consejería para la Igualdad y el Bienestar Social.

(2007) “Avance Encuesta de Bienestar y Malestar Social en ZNTS”. Published by Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Government): Consejería para la Igualdad y el Bienestar Social.

(2007) “Atenea. Metodologías y procesos”. Published by Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Government): Consejería para la Igualdad y el Bienestar Social.

Conférencias por convite / Invited talks
Postdoctoral Seminar of the Instituto de Etnomusicologia-Música e Dança (INET-MD). Conference title: "Kizomba e portugalidade. Conexões transnacionais através da dança". Celebrated on 28th November 2013 at INET-MD (Universidade Nova de Lisboa).

Master´s Programme on "Antropología de la diversidad cultural en los espacios educativos": Conference title "Algunos problemas teórico-metodológicos en el estudio de las relaciones interétnicas y el racismo. Un ejemplo etnográfico desde la antropología de la infancia". Organized by professor Maria Isabel Jociles Rubio. Celebrated on 11st November 2013 at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

International conference on Cultural sustainability, social cohesion and glocal education: “How powerful is school for changing society? Limits and paradoxes: the long way from planning to real everyday life”. Founded by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Organised by Zvi Bekerman (Hebrew University of Jerusalem); Miriam Ben Peretz (Department of Education of Haifa University); and David Zineswine (Kelman Center of Tel Aviv University). Celebrated on 16th, 17th and 18th June 2013 at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Série de Colóquios organizada pelo Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical (CESEM) e pelo Instituto de Etnomusicologia-Música e Dança (INET-MD): Conference title "Los niños y niñas como creadores de estilos locales de etnicidad: la importancia de los contextos sociomusicales y de danza". Celebrated on 14th February 2013 at Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

Workshop for the authors contributing to the volume “What´s New About Parenting? Comparative Studies in Kinship, Self and Politics”, organized by Charlotte Faircloth and Diane M. Hoffman. Founded by the Wenner Gren Foundation. Celebrated on 16th, 17th and 18th April 2012 at the University of Kent.

IV International Conference on "Moroccan Arabic: Beyond orality": “Formas de hacer valer el árabe marroquí entre los niños de un barrio andaluz”. Founded by Escuela de Traductores de Toledo. Celebrated on April 2010 at the Escuela de Traductores de Toledo.

Workshop on Current Trends in Maghrebin Studies: “Studies of the Maghreb in Spain nowadays”. Organized by Proffesor León Buskens. Founded by Leiden University. Celebrated on february 2010, Leiden University.

Workshop on professional roles for people graduated in Social and Cultural Anthropology: “El antropólogo desheredado. Salidas profesionales de los titulados en Antropología Social”. Founded by University of Granada. Celebrated on May 2009 at the Laboratorio de Estudios Interculturales (University of Granada).

Comunicações/ Papers in Conferences
V Congresso da Associação Portuguesa de Antropologia: "España y el doble orientalismo from below". Communication co-presented with Virtudes Téllez. Celebrated in Vila Real, 8th to 11th September 2013, UTAD.

III International Conference of Ethnography and Education: "La importancia de la socialización musical y de danza en contextos domésticos para la construcción de pertenencias étnicas en la infancia". Celebrated in Madrid, 3rd to 5th June 2013, CSIC.

VII Conference on "International Migrations in Spain. Human mobility and social diversity": “El fantasma del racismo en las aulas: escuelas del más allá, niños que dan miedo y maestros cazafantasmas”. Celebrated in Bilbao, from 11th to 13th April 2012, Universidad del País Vasco.

International Conference on "Negotiating identities in migratory processes": “La resistencia infantil a asimilar las pertenencias etnonacionales que se promueven desde instancias burocráticas como la escuela”. Celebrated in Madrid, from 26th to 28th October 2011, CSIC.

XII International Conference of Anthropology of FAAEE (Spanish Federation of Anthropology) on "Places, times, memories. Iberian Anthropology in the XXI century": “Más allá de los etnónimos: ideas para escapar del secuestro intelectual de estas categorías emic en antropología de la educación.” Celebrated in León, from 6th to 9th September 2011, Universidad de León.

I International Conference on Migrations in Andalusia organized by the Instituto de Migraciones of Universidad de Granada: “¿Sólo se juntan “entre ellos”? Análisis de la forma de construir redes sociales de los niños y niñas de un barrio multiétnico andaluz”. Celebrated in Granada, from 16th to 18th February 2011, Universidad de Granada.

International Conference “The Doors of Perception: Viewing Anthropology through the eyes of children”. “Performing childhood and ethnicity in the body”. Celebrated in Amsterdam, september-october 2010, VU University Amsterdam.

Seminar of Research on Cultural Diversity and Migrations, organized by Laboratorio de Estudios Interculturales of Universidad de Granada: “Los contextos de la etnicidad en la infancia”. Celebrated in Granada, May 2008, Universidad de Granada.

Seminar "SECADO": “El trabajo artesanal de una etnografía: descripción y reflexiones en torno al trabajo de campo”. Celebrated in Granada, February 2008, Laboratorio de Estudios Interculturales of the Universidad de Granada.

II International Conference of Ethnography and Education: “Cuando estudiamos pertenencias étnicas y educación, ¿nos ayudan los modelos de análisis basados en categorías étnicas?”. Celebrated in Barcelona, September 2007, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.

X Conference on Immigration and Transnationalism: “Educación familiar en contextos transnacionales y formas de pertenencia étnica: el caso de los “dominicanos” en Madrid”. Celebrated in Almería, April 2006, University of Almería.

International Conference on Intercultural Education, Formation of teachers and school practice:“Los docentes, atrapados en la encrucijada de la educación intercultural”. Celebrated in Madrid, Mars 2006, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED).

V Conference on Intercultural Education "Interculturality and Gender": “Pero si acá las mujeres mandan! Las relaciones de género a través de los ojos de mujeres originarias de la República Dominicana”. Celebrated in Almería, November 2005, Universidad de Almería.

I International Meeting on Ethnography and Education: “El etnógrafo en la jungla escolar”. Celebrated in Toledo, July 2004, Centro de Estudios Universitarios de Talavera de la Reina.

Línguas/ Languages:
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, basic Moroccan Arabic and Berber Languages (Tarifyit, Tashelhiyt and Tamazight)