Mara Pieri

Doutorand* (Centro de Estudos Sociais - Universidade de Coimbra)

Mara Pieri is currently a PhD student in the programme "Human Rights in Contemporary Societies" at Centro Estudos Sociais at University of Coimbra.


PhD student in the programme "Human Rights in Contemporary Societies"at the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra (Portugal), Mara holds a BA and an MA in Sociology at University of Trento, Italy. In her work, she brings together disabilities studies and queer and crip studies through an intersectional approach and a specific focus on chronic illness. Her research interests include supercrips; medicalization; chronic illness and invisible disabilities; accessibility; sexualities in Southern Europe; LGBT lives through intersections. Since 2017 she is a member of the Board of the Sexuality Research Network of the ESA European Sociological Association and coordinator of the Research Stream on Sexuality and Gender of the APS - Portuguese Sociological Association since 2018.

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