Biography

 

Coordinates the cooperation of the Center for Metropolitan Studies (CEM-Cepid / Fapesp) with UrbanData-Brasil.

Professor of the Department and Postgraduate Program - Sociology of the University of São Paulo (USP) and Associate Researcher of the Center for Metropolis Studies, where she coordinates UrbanData - Brazil: database on urban Brazil. He holds a degree in Social Sciences from UERJ, a post-graduate degree in Urban Sociology from the same university and a Master's degree in Sociology from IUPERJ. Her doctorate in History and Theory of Art and Architecture, carried out with CAPES scholarship at Binghamton University (SUNY) and revalidated by PPG in Social Sciences of UERJ, directed her to work with images that make urban space and cultural alterity its focus of representation.

At the undergraduate level, he teaches disciplines of sociological theory and research methods, as well as electives that, having a privileged analytical field, transnational mobilities, focus on the themes of urban, tourism, leisure and consumption. In the context of the Laboratory of Social Research (USP), she works in the line of research * Mobilities: concepts, themes and methods *, which she founded in partnership with Vera da Silva Telles and in dialogue with CeMoRe (Center for Mobilities Research, Lancaster University) , where he completed his post-doctoral training under John Urry's supervision. With Thiago Allis (EACH / USP), he organized the First School of Advanced Science in Mobility: Theory and Methods * which brought together in 2017 several of the main names linked to the mobility paradigm.

She was a guest researcher at the Center for Migration and Development at Princeton University, a visiting professor at the College of Mexico (Florestan Fernandes Chair) and the Graduate Institute (Geneva), and Tinker Visiting Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. She was Associate Professor at the CPDOC / FGV School of Social Sciences (2006 to 2015) and the CPDOC in History, Politics and Cultural Goods (2007 to 2017). Between 2010 and 2014, she was one of the editors of Revista Histórica, and since November of 2015, she has been in the Editorial Committee of Tempo Social magazine.

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Livros completos


FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; O'DONNELL, Julia (Org.) . Urban Latin America Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment. 1. ed. Londres: Routledge, 2018. v. 1. 288p .

BOMENY, Helena ; FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca ; EMERIQUE, Raquel ; O'DONNELL, Julia . Tempos Modernos, Tempos de Sociologia (3a edição revista e ampliada). São Paulo: Editora do Brasil, 2016. 384p .

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca. Touring Poverty (Paperback edition). 2. ed. New York: Routledge, 2015. v. 1. 224p .

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca. Touring Poverty. 1. ed. Londres/Nova York: Routledge (Advances in Sociology Series), 2013. v. 1. 200p.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca. Gringo na Laje: Produção, circulação e consumo da favela turística. Rio de Janeiro: Editora FGV.
O filme documentário “Em busca de um lugar comum” (BRA, 2012) teve seu argumento e roteiros desenvolvidos a partir do livro.
http://revistacarbono.com/artigos/08-lugar-comum-felippemussel/ (senha: sobretudo)

Capítulos de livros

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; O'DONNELL, Julia . Antinomic-complementary Landscapes: The Beach and the Favela in Early-twentieth-century Rio de Janeiro. In: Freire-Medeiros, B.; O'Donnell, J.. (Org.). Urban Latin America Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment. 1ed.Nova Iorque: Routledge, 2018, v. 1, p. 36-53.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; O'DONNELL, Julia . Urban Latin America?. In: Freire-Medeiros, B.; O'Donnell, J.. (Org.). Urban Latin America Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment. 1ed.Nova Iorque: Routledge, 2018, v. , p. 1-12.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca. John Urry's adventures in Brazil. In: Ole B. Jensen; Sven Kesselring; Mimi Sheller. (Org.). Mobilities and Complexities. 1a ed.Londres: Routledge, 2018, v. 1, p. 121-130.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; VILAROUCA, M. G. . Would You Be a Favela Tourist? Confronting Expectations and Moral Concerns Among Brazilian and Foreign Potential Tourists. In: Anya Diekmann; Melanie Kay Smith. (Org.). Ethnic and Minority Cultures as Tourist Attractions. 1ed.Bristol: Channel View Publications, 2015, v. 1, p. 151-168.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca. Governamentalidade e mobilização da pobreza urbana no Brasil e na África do Sul: favelas e townships como atrações turísticas. In: Patrícia Birman; Márcia Pereira Leite; Carly Machado; Sandra de Sá Carneiro. (Org.). Dispositivos urbanos e trama dos viventes: ordens e resistências. 1ed.: , 2015, v. 1, p. 187-198.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; Name, Leo . 'Peace, love & fun!': An aerial cable car and the traveling favela.. In: Julie Cidell; David Prytherch. (Org.). Transport, Mobility, and the Production of Urban Space. 1ed.London: Routledge, 2015, v. , p. 98-111.

FARIAS, E. ; FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca . "Popular Culture" in a Changing Brazil. In: Toby Miller. (Org.). The Routledge Companion to Popular Culture. 1ed.Oxon: Routledge, 2014, v. 1, p. 500-536.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca. Die Favela des 21. Jahrhunderts. In: Anne Huffschmid; Kathrin Wildner. (Org.). Stadtforschung aus Lateinamerika Neue urbane Szenarien: Öffentlichkeit ? Territorialität ? Imaginarios. 1ed.Verlag: Transcript, 2013, v. 1, p. 293-314.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; ROCHA, L. M. . 'Uma pequena revolução': Arte, mobilidade e segregação em uma favela carioca. In: Pontes Jr., G.; Sepúlveda, M.; Souza, R.; Pereira, V.. (Org.). Cultura, Memória e Poder: Diálogos Interdisciplinares. 1a ed.Rio de Janeiro: EdUerj/Faperj, 2013, v. 01, p. 107-120.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; CASTRO, C. . Destino: Cidade Maravilhosa. In: Castro, C.; Guimarães, V.; Magalhães, A.. (Org.). História do Turismo no Brasil. 1ed.Rio de Janeiro: Ed. FGV, 2013, v. 1, p. 13-36.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca. Favela Tourism: Listening to local voices. In: Frenzel, F. et al. (Org.). Slum Tourism: Poverty, Power and Ethics. London, NY: Routledge, 2012, v. , p. 175-192.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; VILAROUCA, M. G. ; MENEZES, Palloma . Gringos no Santa Marta: quem são, o que pensam e como avaliam a experiência turística na favela. In: Angela Penalva Santos; Glaucio Marafon; Maria Josefina Gabriel Sant'Anna. (Org.). Rio de Janeiro: Um território em mutação. S23ed.Rio de Janeiro: Gramma Livraria e Editora, 2012, v. 1, p. 183-205.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca. Felicidade é...uma favela violenta com vista pra o mar. In: João Freire Filho. (Org.). Ser feliz hoje: reflexões sobre o imperativo da felicidade. 01ed.Rio de Janeiro: FGV, 2010, v. 01, p. 257-273.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca. "A miséria de uns é a aventura dos outros": pobreza turística e consumo de experiências. In: Edson Farias. (Org.). Práticas Culturais nos Fluxos e Redes da Sociedade de Consumidores. Brasília: Verbis, 2010, v. 1, p. 295-316.

 

Artigos 

 

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; TELLES, V. S. ; ALLIS, T.  Por uma teoria social on the move. Tempo Social, v. 30, p. 1-16, 2018.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; Name, Leo . Does the Future of the Favela Fit in an Aerial Cable Car? Examining tourism mobilities and urban inequalities through decolonial lens. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN STUDIES, v. 42, p. 1-16, 2017.

Name, Leo ; FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca . Teleféricos na paisagem da favela latino-americana: mobilidades e colonialidades. REVISTA DE GEOGRAFIA E ORDENAMENTO DO TERRITÓRIO, v. 1, p. 263-282, 2017.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; MENEZES, Palloma . As viagens da favela e a vida social dos suvenires. Sociedade e Estado (UnB. Impresso), v. 31, p. 651-670, 2016.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; PINHO, Patricia de Santana . O turismo num mundo de mobilidades. Plural (USP), v. 23, p. 5-16, 2016.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca. In Memoriam: John Urry (1946-2016). Plural (São Paulo. Online), v. 23, p. 138, 2016.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; VILAROUCA, Márcio Grijó; MENEZES, Palloma . A POBREZA TURÍSTICA NO MERCADO DE PACIFICAÇÃO: reflexões a partir da experiência da Favela Santa Marta. Cadernos do CRH (Online), v. 29, p. 571-586, 2016.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; NAME, L. . Flying for the Very First Time: Mobilities, Social Class and Environmental Concerns in a Rio de Janeiro Favela. MOBILITIES-UK, v. 8, p. 167-184, 2013.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; VILAROUCA, M. G. ; MENEZES, Palloma . International tourists in a 'pacified' favela: profiles and attitudes. The case of Santa Marta, Rio de Janeiro. Die Erde (Berlin), v. 144, p. 147-159, 2013.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca. - I went to the City of God?: Gringos, guns and the touristic favela. Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, v. 20, p. 21-34, 2011.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; NUNES, F. ; CAMPELLO, L. . SOBRE AFETOS E FOTOS: VOLUNTURISTAS EM UMA FAVELA CARIOCA. Revista Brasileira de Pesquisa em Turismo, v. 5, p. 157-176, 2011.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca. Le Tourisme de la Pauvetré: Étude du cas d'une favela (Rio de Janeiro, Brésil). Mosella, v. 33, p. 16-26, 2010.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca. Entre tapas e beijos: A favela turística na perspectiva de seus moradores. Sociedade e Estado (UnB. Impresso), v. 25, p. 33-51, 2010.

FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca; NAME, L. . Turistas no Brasil: muitas polêmicas e algumas conclusões sobre duas narrativas audiovisuais recentes.. Arquitextos (São Paulo), v. 122, p. 122.00, 2010.

BOMENY, Helena ; FREIRE-MEDEIROS, Bianca ; EMERIQUE, Raquel ; O'DONNELL, Julia . O que os jovens podem querer com a Sociologia?. Boletim CEDES, v. 1, p. 1-10, 2010.


Vídeos

The value of poverty in the tourist market: Slums / Favelas / Townships. Lecture promoted by the Laboratory of Social Research of the Department of Sociology of USP - LAPS. Speaker: Bianca Freire-Medeiros. Date: 9/23/2014
http://iptv.usp.br/portal/video.action;jsessionid=9CAF72AD0DB686D7E6EF54679042C1AC?idItem=26216

Bianca Freire-Medeiros and Lucia Lippi de Oliveira. Opening table of the international seminar Urban Mobility: Structures for Transnational Research that took place at the Getulio Vargas Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, from August 29 to 31, 2011.
http://bibliotecadigital.fgv.br/dspace/handle/10438/9438
 

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