Caio Simões de Araújo

New Archival Visions Fellow, Postdoctoral

Caio Simões de Araújo is a Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow at the Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape, South Africa. Before joining the CHR, he held postdoctoral research positions at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER) and the Centre for Indian Studies in Africa (CISA), of the University of the Witwatersrand. In collaboration with the _Gay and Lesbian Archives for Action (_GALA) of South Africa, he is currently heading an oral history project, Archives of the Intimate: Queer Histories of Mozambique, which intends to produce an archive of life histories and queer identities in Mozambique. His research interests involve the history of Afro-Asian decolonization, transnational histories of race and anti-racism, and gender and sexuality in the Global South.

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