Dissertation Title:
“Race Uplift: Frederico Baptista de Souza and the São Paulo Black Militancy in Post-Abolition Brazil (1875 - 1960)”

Lívia Maria Tiede is a history PhD candidate in a dual degree program with Rice University (USA) and the University of Campinas (Brazil). She previously wrote on black sociability and the press in nineteenth-century São Paulo as well as on the consolidation of racism in the city based on police records. Tiede presented her work at professional conferences in Brazil, Mexico, and the United States. Her current research is supported by a highly competitive grant from the Foundation for Research Support of the State of São Paulo, Brazil.

Research Areas

Afro-Brazilians; Black Press; Biography


M.A, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brazil)

B.A., Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brazil)


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