Prof. Dr. Sérgio Costa

principal investigator

Trained in Economics and Sociology in Brazil and Germany, Sérgio Costa, was a professor of political sociology at Federal University Santa Catarina (UFSC, Brazil) and a research associate at the Brazilian Centre for Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP, Brazil). Since 2008, he has been a professor of sociology at Freie Universität Berlin. He is the current director of the Institute of Latin American Studies at FU Berlin and one the directors of the Maria Sibylla International Centre Conviviality-Inequality in Latin America.
Research Interests
Social Inequalities; Convivial Studies; Racism and Anti-Racism; Postcolonial Theories; Latin America
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Selected Publications

  • Costa, Sérgio and Guilherme L. Gonçalves. 2019. A Port in Global Capitalism: Unveiling Entangled Accumulation in Rio de Janeiro. London: Routledge.
  • Góngora Mera, Manuel; Rocío Vera Santos and Sérgio Costa. 2019. Entre el Atlántico y el Pacífico Negro. [Between the Black Atlantic and the Black Pacific]. Madrid/Frankfurt am Main: Iberoamericana/Vervuert.
  • Costa, Sérgio. 2007. Vom Nordatlantik zum Black Atlantic. Postkoloniale Konfigurationen und Paradoxien transnationaler Politik. [From North Atlantic to Black Atlantic. Potcolonial Configurations and Paradoxes of Transnational Politics]. Bielefeld: Transcript.