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Dr Christabelle Peters

Dr Christabelle Peters

Dr Christabelle Peters
B.A. (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
  • Black Europe/Afro-European Studies
  • transnationalism
  • visual culture
  • literature
  • discourse-historical method of critical discourse analysis
  • practice-led research

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Biography

I am completing work on my second monograph entitled Angola after Colonialism: Race, Politics and National Identity (under contract with I. B. Tauris/Bloomsbury), which is a historical inquiry into the influence of ideas about race in the Atlantic World 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 Lusophone Africa. My research is multidisciplinary and multilingual engaging with Spanish-, Portuguese-, French-, German-, and Italian-speaking societies and cultures.

Before arriving at Bristol, I held postdoctoral fellowships at the ...

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Recent publications

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