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Debora Baldelli

I'm a Social scientist, ethnomusicologist and content editor currently living in Portugal. In wonderful and sunny Lisbon I am focusing on my PhD in Ethnomusicology (UNL/FCSH). At Global Voices I collaborate as a write and translator of posts in Portuguese. I also like to suggest posts related to culture. It was during Global Voices Summit in 2010, in Chile, that I discovered the world as a small village.

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Latest posts by Debora Baldelli

5 July 2014

The Music Brazil Doesn't Want You To Be Listening To

Forbidden funk is considered proibidão or extremely forbidden in the country and originated in Rio de Janeiro's iconic hillside slums or favelas.

5 May 2012

Brazil Approves Racial Quotas in Higher Education

The Supreme Court of Brazil has unanimously approved the adoption of racial quota policies in higher education institutions across the country. The approval of the policy brings up again the...

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