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Ruy Blanes

Senior lecturer

Ruy Blanes
Senior lecturer
Religion, Politics, Mobility, Transnationalism, Memory, Temporality, Utopia, Angola, Africa Atlantic
ruy.blanes@gu.se
+46 31 786 6964

Room number: E609B
Postal Address: Box 700, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Konstepidemins väg 2 , 41314 Göteborg
Duties: Senior lecturer in Social Anthropology


School of Global Studies (More Information)
Box 700
405 30 Göteborg
www.globalstudies.gu.se
globalstudies@gu.se
Visiting Address: Konstepidemins väg 2 , 413 14 Göteborg

About Ruy Blanes

Ruy Llera Blanes is a Social Anthropologist (PhD University of Lisbon, 2007). He is Senior Lecturer at the School of Global Studies of the University of Gothenburg. His current research site is Angola, where he is working on the topics of religion, mobility (diasporas, transnationalism, the Atlantic), politics (leadership, charisma, repression, resistance), temporalities (historicity, memory, heritage, expectations), and knowledge. He is the author of A Prophetic Trajectory (2014, Berghahn) and also coeditor of The Social Life of Spirits (2013, University of Chicago Press). He is also editor of the journal Religion and Society: Advances in Research.
 

Major publications

Utopian Encounters. Anthropologies of Empirical Utopias
Ruy Blanes, Maïté Maskens
Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, New York, Wien,, Peter Lang, 2018

Scaffolding Heritage: Transient Architectures and Temporalizing Formations in Luanda
Ruy Blanes
Meyer B., Van De Port M. (eds) Sense and Essence. Heritage and the Cultural Production of the Real. Edited by Birgit Meyer and Mattijs van de Port, Oxford & New York, Berghahn Books, 2018

Latest publications

Austerity en route, from Lisbon to Luanda
Ruy Llera Blanes
Focaal : European Journal of Anthropology, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Going to Pentecost. An Experimental Approach to Studies in Pentecostalism
Ruy Llera Blanes, Annelin Eriksen, Michelle MacCarthy
Oxford & New York, Berghahn Books, Book 2019
Book

Past Utopias: Religious and Political Temporalities in Contemporary Angola
Ruy Llera Blanes
Utopian Encounters: Anthropologies of Empirical Utopias. Edited by Maïté Maskens and Ruy Llera Blanes, Bern, Peter Lang, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Utopian Encounters. Anthropologies of Empirical Utopias
Ruy Blanes, Maïté Maskens
Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, New York, Wien,, Peter Lang, Edited book 2018
Edited book

Utopie
Ruy Blanes, Maïté Maskens
Dictionnaire de l'Humain, dir. Albert Piette & Jean-Michel Salanskis, Paris, Presses Universitaires de Paris Nanterre, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Scaffolding Heritage: Transient Architectures and Temporalizing Formations in Luanda
Ruy Blanes
Meyer B., Van De Port M. (eds) Sense and Essence. Heritage and the Cultural Production of the Real. Edited by Birgit Meyer and Mattijs van de Port, Oxford & New York, Berghahn Books, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

The 'Middle-Classification' of the Public Space, Migration and the Silences of History: Austerity in Portugal
Ruy Blanes, José Mapril
Rakopoulos T. (ed) The Global Life of Austerity: Comparing Beyond Europe, Oxford & New York, Berghahn Books, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Advances in Research: Religion and Society
Ruy Blanes, Simon Coleman, Sondra Hausner
Advances in Research: Religion and Society, Journal issue 2017
Journal issue

Major publications

Utopian Encounters. Anthropologies of Empirical Utopias
Ruy Blanes, Maïté Maskens
Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, New York, Wien,, Peter Lang, 2018

Scaffolding Heritage: Transient Architectures and Temporalizing Formations in Luanda
Ruy Blanes
Meyer B., Van De Port M. (eds) Sense and Essence. Heritage and the Cultural Production of the Real. Edited by Birgit Meyer and Mattijs van de Port, Oxford & New York, Berghahn Books, 2018

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2019

Austerity en route, from Lisbon to Luanda
Ruy Llera Blanes
Focaal : European Journal of Anthropology, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Going to Pentecost. An Experimental Approach to Studies in Pentecostalism
Ruy Llera Blanes, Annelin Eriksen, Michelle MacCarthy
Oxford & New York, Berghahn Books, Book 2019
Book

2018

Past Utopias: Religious and Political Temporalities in Contemporary Angola
Ruy Llera Blanes
Utopian Encounters: Anthropologies of Empirical Utopias. Edited by Maïté Maskens and Ruy Llera Blanes, Bern, Peter Lang, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Utopian Encounters. Anthropologies of Empirical Utopias
Ruy Blanes, Maïté Maskens
Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, New York, Wien,, Peter Lang, Edited book 2018
Edited book

Utopie
Ruy Blanes, Maïté Maskens
Dictionnaire de l'Humain, dir. Albert Piette & Jean-Michel Salanskis, Paris, Presses Universitaires de Paris Nanterre, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Scaffolding Heritage: Transient Architectures and Temporalizing Formations in Luanda
Ruy Blanes
Meyer B., Van De Port M. (eds) Sense and Essence. Heritage and the Cultural Production of the Real. Edited by Birgit Meyer and Mattijs van de Port, Oxford & New York, Berghahn Books, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

The 'Middle-Classification' of the Public Space, Migration and the Silences of History: Austerity in Portugal
Ruy Blanes, José Mapril
Rakopoulos T. (ed) The Global Life of Austerity: Comparing Beyond Europe, Oxford & New York, Berghahn Books, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

2017

Advances in Research: Religion and Society
Ruy Blanes, Simon Coleman, Sondra Hausner
Advances in Research: Religion and Society, Journal issue 2017
Journal issue

Showing 1 - 10 of 15

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