Mecila is organised into three Research Areas (RA):

[Hi]Stories of Conviviality

Speakers: Carlos Alba (Colmex), Samuel Barbosa (USP), Barbara Potthast (UzK)
Coordinator: Tilmann Heil

The RA [Hi]Stories of Conviviality analyses how the nexus between conviviality and inequality takes shape in different historical contexts and is presented and represented in discourses and cultural, socioeconomic, and legal manifestations. 

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Medialities of Conviviality

Speakers: Gloria Chicote (IdIHCS), Barbara Göbel (IAI), Susanne Klengel (FU Berlin)
Coordinator: Clara Ruvituso

Medialities of Conviviality focuses on processes of co-production and circulation of knowledge and representations in convivial and unequal contexts, including structures, networks, and flows of ideas, values, imaginaries, and objects. 

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Politics of Conviviality

Speakers: Sérgio Costa (FU Berlin), Laura Flamand (Colmex), Marcos Nobre (Cebrap)
Coordinator: Mariana Teixeira

The RA Politics of Conviviality studies the articulation and negotiation of differences and inequalities in everyday life and within institutions.

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