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Dr Christabelle Peters

Dr Christabelle Peters

Dr Christabelle Peters
BA (Hons), PG Cert, PhD

Lecturer in Latin American Cultural History

Office Room 2.51, 15 Woodland Road
15 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 9747

Research summary

My research is mainly concerned with the cultural politics of race in the Iberian Atlantic World.

Research keywords

  • Afro-Latin cultures and politics
  • anticolonialism and postcolonialism
  • diaspora and creolisation
  • race and racism
  • nationalism and national identities
  • transnationalism
  • visual culture
  • literature
  • discourse-historical method of critical discourse analysis
  • self-reflexive and narrative research methods

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Biography

I am completing work on my second monograph entitled Angola in the African Atlantic, which a historical inquiry into the influence of ideas about race on the construction of Angola's post-independence national identity. In general, I am interested in the dynamic relationship between culture and transnationalism, with a focus on Latin America (particularly Cuba and Brazil) and Portuguese-speaking Africa. 

Before arriving at Bristol, I held postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Warwick and taught at the University of Nottingham. I received my PhD in Hispanic and Latin American Studies from Nottingham in 2010. Since then, I have undertaken a significant ...

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Recent publications

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