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Luiz Felipe De Alencastro

Professor; Director of the Center for South Atlantic Studies, São Paolo School of Economics, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)

Professor of Brazilian and South Atlantic History, Sorbonne Emeritus Professor at Université Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne) since 2014, member of the Academy of Europe, he is also Director of the Center for South Atlantic Studies at the São Paulo School of Economics (FGV) in Brazil. Among his recent works feature “The Formation of economic history in Brazil: from the South Atlantic to South America”, in F. Boldizzoni and Pat Hudson, Routledge Handbook of Global Economic History, 2016 ; “The African Slave Trade and the Construction of the Iberian Atlantic”, in Kerry Bystrom and Joseph R. Slaughter (eds.) ; The Global South Atlantic, 2017 ; The Trade in the Living – The Formation of Brazil in the South Atlantic, Sixteenth to Seventeenth Centuries (US edition, 2018). He holds a Ph.D. in History at the Université Paris X (Nanterre).