Dr. Juliana M. Streva

postdoctoral researcher


Juliana is a transdisciplinary researcher and experimental artist from Brazil, engaged with anticolonial, critical race and feminist epistemologies and praxis. Her work is especially concerned with questions of knowledge production; corporality and orality; structural violence and regimes of dis-possession; constitutional representative democracy; and on-the-ground strategies of re-existence and co-existence. Streva holds a PhD in Human Rights' Law from Freie Universität Berlin, a Masters in Theory of State and Constitutional Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro. She has been a visiting fellow at the Maria Sibylla Merian Centre Conviviality-Inequality in Latin America, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Brown University.


Research Interests

Anticolonial/Decolonial Praxis; Critical Race and Anti-Racist Epistemologies; Feminist Theories and Gender Studies; Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy; Structural Violence; Aquilombar Politics/Marooning Politics; Grassroots Movements/Social Movements; Orality, Storytelling, Embodied Knowledge

More About Their Research

Selected Publication

  • Streva, Juliana M. 2018. Corpo, Raça, Poder. Extermínio Negro no Brasil. Rio de Janeiro: Multifoco.
  • Streva, Juliana M. 2020. “Corp(o)ralidade Fanoniana: Legado Colonial Insurgências Anti-Racistas.” In Gramática das Corporeidades Afrodiaspóricas, edited by Julio Tavares. Rio de Janeiro: Appris.
  • Streva, Juliana M. 2019. “Identitätspolitik postkolonial: Zur Debatte um Identitätspolitik in Lateinamerik.” In Materializing Feminism: Positionierungen zu Ökonomie, Staat und Identität, edited by Friederike Beier et al. Münster: Unrast.
  • Streva, Juliana M. 2021. "Decolonial Coalitions: Afro-Brazilian Feminisms and the Poetic-Politics of Quilombo", Femina Politica – Zeitschrift für feministische Politikwissenschaft, pp. 93-105.

  • Outreach:

  • Streva, Juliana M. 2021. Documentary Film: Mulheres em moviemento (Women in Movement), https://mulheresemovimento.wixsite.com/themovie

  • THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE KNOWLEDGE ARCHIVE

    ... and the Poetic-Politics of Quilombo. in: Femina Politica – Zeitschrift für feministische Politikwissenschaft 01/2021
    Ubuntu by Dr. Juliana M. Streva
    Quilombo by Dr. Juliana M. Streva