Panel – On the Importance of Feminist Alliances in the Digital Space
Feminist Africa Journal
Feminist Africa is a continental gender studies journal produced by the community of feminist scholars. It provides a platform for intellectual and activist research, dialogue and strategy. Feminist Africa attends to the complex and diverse dynamics of creativity and resistance that have emerged in postcolonial Africa, and the manner in which these are shaped by the shifting global geopolitical configurations of power.
Sandra Manuel is a social anthropologist, an Assistant Professor at University Eduardo Mondlane (UEM) and a researcher at Kaleidoscopio Research Institute on Culture and Public Policy. Her teaching, research, and policy analysis focuses on the social analysis of body, gender, sexuality, and health themes. Her research questions normative gendered notions, looking at the intersectionality of gendered relations and understanding socio-cultural readings of the body and sexuality, specifically in the African context. Her latest journal publication is titled “Performing respect: Contemporary strategies and lived experiences in intimate relationships in Maputo” (2021 Journal of African Cultural Studies). She is a member of the editorial collective of the journal Anthropology Southern Africa. Her university work also comprised a planning dimension as she served as the Adviser for the UEM Vice-Chancellor.