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Work Team

Raporteur Team

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Eduardo A. Rueda, M.D., Ph.D.


Medical doctor, Ph.D. in Philosophy, Basque Country University. Current co-coordinator of political Philosophy working group of CLACSO. President of the Latin American and Caribbean network of education in bioethics REDLACEB. Coordinator of the Observatory of the rights of Nature - Colombian node.  Former Director and Senior Professor, Institute of Bioethics, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana University. He has been invited professor in several universities of Latin America, the Netherlands and Germany, and also Scholar in Residence at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities KWI in Germany (2010-2011) and Visiting researcher at the University of Oslo (2006). 

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Ana María Larrea, Ph.D. (c)


Anthropologist, MA in local development. Ph.D. in Public policies. She was Technical secretary for the eradication of poverty in Ecuador, general sub- secretary for Planning for good living, secretary of the National Planning Council, Director of the Institute of Higher National Studies, General sub-secretary of state democratization, Subsecretary for Democratic Reform of the State, Constituent Assembly Member, Director of the Institute of Ecuatorian Studies and Member of the Steering committee of the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO), representing Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela. She is currently co-coordinator of the Political Philosophy Workgroup of CLACSO.


Augusto Castro, Ph.D.


Ph.D. in Latin American studies, University of Tokyo (2006).  Bachelor and master in Philosophy, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP). Associate Professor, department of social sciences, PUCP. Former Director of the Center for Sociological, Economic, Political and Anthropological Research and the Research Committee for Humans and Animals, PUCP. Steering Committee member of the Latin American Council of Social sciences, CLACSO. Coordinator of the Society and Environment Postgraduate network. Former Director of the Institute of sciences on Nature, Territory and renewable energies (INTE) of the PUCP.

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Aurea Mota, Ph.D.


PhD in sociology from the Institute of Social and Political Studies, State University of Rio de Janeiro (2012). Researcher at the University of Barcelona. Her research revolves around topics of social philosophy, historical sociology and Latin American social thought. She has taken part in several books as a main author and as a collaborator. Besides she has written articles in academic journals, such as Kriterion: Journal of Philosophy, European Journal of Social Theory, and Social Imaginaries.


Falk Xué Parra Witte. Ph.D.

United Kingdom


Social Anthropologist (PhD, University of Cambridge, UK). Focusing on the Kogi People of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, I work on initiatives that understand and translate the ontological foundations of indigenous ecological knowledge, and assess their implications for environmental perception and management. Relevant collaborations: Co-founder of the Zhigoneshi Alliance, Board Member of the Tairona Heritage Trust, and Collaborator in the UNESCO-backed BRIDGES Sustainability Science Coalition.  

Creation Assistants

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Nicolás Rueda Blanco

Bachelor of Arts, National University of Colombia (2018). Master of Arts, National University of Colombia (2019-current). His work is related to themes that cover  landscape as a union between territory and historical memory, in addition to searches for evidencing environmental and social problems in Colombia, and their relationship with indigenous ancestral memory, family history, among others. He has participated in research projects, as well as in collective exhibitions as an artist and curator.

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Ivonne Suárez Díaz

Artist. Master in Artistic Pedagogy, National University of Colombia (2019-act). Interested in working with communities, pedagogy, archiving, personal stories and their link with the collective; Her research and artistic projects have revolved around the complexity and interaction of people with public space, territory and memory,  through languages such as weaving, engraving, space  intervention and installation. 

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