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Fabíola Andréa Silva

Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia da Universidade de São Paulo


Country: Brazil

ITP Year: 2011


Fabíola joined the ITP in 2011 as a Curator of the Brazilian Ethnographic Collections at the Museum of Archeology and Ethnology of the University of São Paulo. In this role her main responsibilities and interests lay in heritage management, Amazonian Archaeology, Indigenous Ethnology, Museum Anthropology, Ethnoarchaeology and Collaborative Archaeology.

Currently, she is an Associate Professor at the University of São Paulo, being a researcher and professor at the Museum of Archeology and Ethnology. Since 2005, she has mentored graduate students in the Graduate Program of Archaeology, and in 2016, she began mentoring graduate students in the Graduate Program of Museology.

At the British Museum

During her time on the International Training Programme in 2011, Fabíola was based in the Department of Africa, Oceania and the Americas and her partner placement was spent at Glasgow Museums.

In 2011 participants were asked to develop a proposal for a small temporary exhibition using an object from the British Museum’s collections. Fabíola’s exhibition project proposal was entitled Racing roots – the cultural relations between Africa and Brazil.

Fabíola’s place of the ITP was generously supported by the Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust.