Fernanda Oliveira de Souza

Fernanda Oliveira de Souza is a biologist from Universidade de Campinas, Unicamp in Brazil. Afterwards earning a Master degree on transdisciplinary Environmental studies from both the Technical University of Cologne, Germany (TH-Köln) and the Autonomous University of San Luís Potosí, Mexico (UASLP). She has been working with political education and as project coordinator, as for example at Allerweltshaus Köln with the project Dekolonial.

Currently works as a scientific assistant at Bielefeld University and forms part of the Management of the Maria Sybilla Merian Center of Advanced Latin-American Studies (CALAS) in Guadalajara, Mexico.


Main interest & work areas

Antiracism educational work & Intersectionality

(Post-) & (De-)Colonialism

Territoriality, Ecology and Eco-feminisms



2015. "500 Jahre Großgrundbesitz. Der Código Florestal und das Recht auf Land". ila 385, S. 17–18.

2011. (with Leila da Costa Ferreira, Rafael D’Almeida Martins, Fabiana Barbi, Lúcia da Costa Ferreira, Leonardo Freire de Mello, Alberto Matenhauer Urbinatti). "Governing Climate Change in Brazilian Coastal Cities: Risks and Strategies". Journal of US-China Public Administration, Vol. 8, No. 1, 51-65.