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Maria Angel Orjuela

Maria Angel Orjuela is a doctoral researcher at HCIAS and a scholarship holder of the Landesgraduiertenförderungsprogramm of the State of Baden-Württemberg. She is also a member of the interdisciplinary HCIAS Doctoral Research Group “Communication and Society in Ibero-America” and HCIAS Publications Coordinator. 

Maria Angel holds a master’s degree in Sociology from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil), and a bachelor’s degree in Social Communication from the Universidad del Norte (Colombia). She has additional training in human rights, science communication and health from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Latin American and Caribbean Centre for Health Sciences Information (BIREME) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Maria Angel's research approach is interdisciplinary and draws on the sociology of social inequalities, gender studies, peace and conflict studies, sociology of risk, social movement studies, and communication studies for social change. Her doctoral project analyses high-risk leadership in Caquetá (Colombia), mainly the pursuit of gender justice by Amazonian women defenders in contexts of violence and conflict. Maria Angel's doctoral supervisor is HCIAS Prof. Dr. Renata Motta and HCIAS Director Prof. Dr. Francisco Moreno-Fernandez is co-supervisor.  

Maria Angel Orjuela

HCIAS PUBLICATIONS AND KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER

The Heidelberg Center for Ibero-American Studies is committed to producing knowledge on the social, cultural, ecological, and communicative complexity of Ibero-America and to transferring it into the scientific communities and to society at large. For this purpose, the HCIAS runs its own publications series in different formats:

HCIAS Working Papers on Ibero-AmericaHCIAS PodcastHCIAS Blog

CONTACT

Maria Angel Orjuela

Heidelberg Center for Ibero-American Studies - HCIAS
Brunnengasse 1 69117, Heidelberg
E-Mail: maria.orjuela(at)uni-heidelberg.de

HCIAS Publications Team

Heidelberg Center for Ibero-American Studies - HCIAS
Brunnengasse 1 69117, Heidelberg
E-Mail: publications(at)hcias.uni-heidelberg.de