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Krista Lillemets

Freie Universität Berlin

Lateinamerika-Institut (LAI)

PhD Candidate

desiguALdades.net: Visiting Doctoral Researcher (01/02/2013 - 30/04/2013)

Rüdesheimer Str. 54-56
14197 Berlin, Germany

Academic Career

02/2013 - 04/2013

Visiting Doctoral Researcher at desiguALdades.net, Berlin, Germany

Since 04//2011

Doctoral Candidate in Sociology, Freie Universität Berlin, Institut for Latin American Studies (LAI), Berlin, Germany (Scholarship holder of Heinrich Böll Stiftung)

03/2007 - 02/2008

Doctoral Candidate, Institute of Urban and Regional Research and Planning of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (interrupted)

09/2002 - 02/2004

Master in Environmental Science, Lund University, Sweden

Teaching Experience

09/2008 - 06/2009 Visiting Lecturer at the University of Tallinn, Course Titles: Latin American Societies and Developments in the Beginning of the 21st Century / Social Thought and Theories of Modernization in the Periphery

Rural Transformations and Social Inequalities in Brazil

The objective of this three-month research stay at desiguALdades.net is to study the rural transformations in Brazil during the last ten years. In the context of the reconfiguration of new rural realities, the aim is to understand the production and reproduction of social inequalities.


Book Chapters

Lillemets, Krista (2012): Development and Citizenship in the Semi-Periphery: Reflecting on the Brazilian Experience, in: Boschi, Renato and Carlos Henrique Santana (eds.), Development and Semi-Periphery: Post-neoliberal Trajectories in South America and Central Eastern Europe. London: Anthem Press.

Online Journal Articles 

Lillemets, Krista (2009): Citizenship and Development in Semi-Periphery: Reflecting on the Brazilian Experience, in: Ponto de Vista 12.

Lillemets, Krista (2010): Poliitika ja poliitilised alternatiivid perifeeria ja keskuse vahel – Brasiiliat demüstifitseerides, in: Vikerkaar 4-5. [Politics and Political Alternatives Between Centre and Periphery – Demystifying Brazil]

Working Papers 

Lillemets, Krista: Global Social Inequalities: Review Article. Working Paper, desiguALdades.net (forthcoming)

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