Fábio A. D. Merladet
Dr Fábio A. D. Merladet holds a degree in Social Sciences from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), a Ph.D. in Post-Colonialisms and Global Citizenship from the Centre for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra (CES-UC) and is the coordinator of the Popular University of Social Movements (UPMS). His academic and professional activities focus on pedagogies and methodologies for social engagement, training, popular education, and articulation of social movements and organisations. He was a researcher linked to the ALICE (Strange Mirrors, Unsuspected Lessons: leading Europe towards a new way of sharing experiences) and a researcher linked to the Centre for the Study of Indigenous Authorship Productions in the Americas. Since 2017 he has carried out several consultancies for the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (Flacso), the Centre for Popular Education and Advice (CEAP), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), focusing on the development of methodologies for the organisation, facilitation, and systematisation of formative and participatory processes.
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