publication . Article . 2019

History as Civic Action. An Interview with James Naylor Green

Jorge Miguel Viana Pedreira;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2019
  • Publisher: ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
In this interview, James Green, a prominent Brazilianist, tells us about his interest in Brazilian history, his life as a civic and political activist against authoritarianism in Brazil and for gay and lesbian rights, and his academic work and career. The purpose of the interview, besides bringing his work to a wider audience of European historians and social scientists, is to reflect on the relationship between academic work and political and ideological activism, and to discuss the problems of subjectivism and the use of individual testimonies in the making of contemporary history. We invited James Green to reflect on those matters, so he could share with us t...
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free text keywords: Brésil, droits des gays et lesbiennes, activisme civique et politique, autoritarisme, subjectivisme., Brazil, gay and lesbian rights, civic and political activism, authoritarianism, subjectivism., Brasil, direitos de gays e lésbicas, ativismo cívico e político, autoritarismo, subjetivismo., Brazil, gay and lesbian rights, civic and political activism, authoritarianism, subjectivism, History, subjectivism., subjectivisme., ativismo cívico e político, droits des gays et lesbiennes, Brasil, History (General), direitos de gays e lésbicas, subjetivismo., Brésil, autoritarisme, activisme civique et politique, D1-2009, autoritarismo, lcsh:History (General), lcsh:D1-2009, Media studies, Making-of, Ideology, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Lesbian, Civic action, Authoritarianism, Subjectivism, Politics, Contemporary history, Sociology
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Rebellion and Resistance in the Iberian Empires, 16th-19th centuries
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 778076
  • Funding stream: H2020 | MSCA-RISE
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