Professor and Doctor of Geography, Director of Studies of the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales - EHESS and Director of the Doctorate "Territories, Societies and Development" from the same institution.
Prof. Dr. Alain
Prof. Dr. Bruno
Professor from the Department of Political Science at FFLCH - São Paulo University. Researcher in Political Sciencie, with emphasis on party systems, elections, mony in politics, good governance, corruption and control institutions.
Coordinator of the City Studies Program at the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) - Ecuador; President of the Organización Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Centros Históricos (OLACCHI); Concejal of the Quito's Metropolitan District and Editor of Diario Hoy.
Prof. Dr. Fernando Carrión Mena
Prof. Dr. Luiz Antonio Bogo Chies
Doctor of Sociology from the UFRGS and Law and Social Sciences from the Argentine Social Museum University. Associate professor of the Pelotas' Catholic University
and Corrdinator of Gitep - Interdisciplinary Group for Prision Studies.
Doctor of Social Anthropology from the National Museum / UFRJ, associate professor from the Department of Anthropology and Ethnology of the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA). Ethnographic experience with the remaining brazilian quilombos' communities and Indian descent from Guyana.
Prof. Dr. Marcelo Moura Mello
Prof. Dr. Socorro Ramirez
Titular Professor from the Political Studies and International Relations' Institute of the National University of Colombia. Doctress in Political Science and Diplomate from the Advanced Studies in International Relations of the University of Sorbonne, Paris I.
Prof. Dr. Laurent Vidal
Doctor of History from the University of Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle. Director of the the Centre de Recherches en Histoire Internationale et Atlantique of the La Rochelle University. Research Director at the Institute of Higher Studies of Latin America (IHEAL - University of Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle). Experience in history of Brazil, the city-political relations, cultural exchanges between Europe and the New World.
Prof. Dr. Maria Paula Prates
Associate Professor of the Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre. Doctor of Social Anthropology from the UFRGS. Researcher at the Anthropology Center of Indiginous and Traditional Societies (NPT-PPGAS/UFRGS) and at the Laboratoire d'anthropologie sociale (LAS/ Collège de France - CNRS - EHESS), in Paris.