Rafael Sanzio Araújo dos Anjos



Rafael Sanzio Araújos dos Anjos is a bachelor in geography from Universidade Federal da Bahia (1982)[Federal University of Bahia] with a specialization at Universidade Estadual Paulista [São Paulo State University](Rio Claro, 1985), he has a master’s of Urban Planning from Universidade de Brasilia- UnB (1990)[Universisty of Brasilia] and a doctorate in Spatial Information Science from the Department of Transportation Engineering, USP – Universidade de São Paulo (1990)[University of São Paulo], also he was a postdoctoral researcher in Ethnic Cartography at the Royal Museum of Central Africa in Tervuren – Belgium (2007-2008). Currently, he is a Full Professor at UnB, the director of the Center for Applied Cartography and Geographic Information - CIGA, where he is also the coordinator of afro-Brazilian geography projects: Spatial Education and Territorial Dynamics (Projeto GEOAFRO) and Geography Instrumentation, Spatial Education and Territorial Dynamic. Moreover, he served as coordinator of the graduate program in geography (master’s and doctoral degrees) and of the Milton Santos Geographic Documentation Center (CDGMS) of UnB for two years (2010/2011). During 2013 and 2014, he was a representative member of the Human Science Institute with the Council of the UnB. Since 2010, he is the scientific editor of the Electronic Journal Tempo – Técnica – Território [ Time-Technique – Territory] (ISSN: 2177 - 4366 QUALIS CAPES B2 \ TTT - CIGA - PPGGEA - UnB). He has experience in the use and application of geographic technologies in urban planning, monitoring, and management particularly of the Federal District, the Região Integrada de Desenvolvimento do Distrito Federal e Entorno [Integrated Region of Development of the Federal District and Entorno] – RIDE, and of the Traditional African Territories in Brazil. Other lines of work and researches fields are associated with the production of cartographic material for different levels of education. He also coordinates the research group GEOBAOBÁS/CNPq, he is a member of the Brazilian Committee on the “Slave Route Programme - Resistance, Liberty, Heritage” – UNESCO and a member of the African Scientific Institute (ASI). In 2009, he coordinated the thematic exhibition: O Brasil Africano [The African-Brazil] in Luanda – Angola and Brasilia (2010, National Museum of the Republic). In 2011, Rafael Sanzio coordinated the execution of the urban cartography of Pirenópolis – GO. He was a TEDx speaker at UFF – Desafios e Novos Caminhos para a Educação [Challenges and new ways for education] on August 3rd, 2012 in Niterói-Rio de Janeiro- Brazil. He was the consultant and curator of the section called “Diásporas Africanas e Afrobrasileiras” in the Museu da Abolição [Abolition Museum] – Recife- PE. (IBRAM-MINc. 2013-2016). Moreover, he was a collaborator of the Inventory of Sites of Memory of the Atlantic SlaveTrade and the History of Enslaved Africans in Brazil Unesco - PPGH - UFF, 2014. In 2015, he coordinated the elaboration of the new Thematic Map of the Brazilian Association of Highway Concessionaires (ABCR) – São Paulo – Brasília (technical partnership CIGA-UnB/ABCR). In 2017, he finished the elaboration of the Thematic Maps of the Popular Cultures in the Federal District and the Cartografia das Tomadas de Cinema [Cartography of the Movies] in Brasília (Partnership CIGA – Instituto Terceiro Setor - Government of the Federal District). He is the author of the research project and coordinator of the Mapping of Terreiros in the Federal District (partnership Projeto GEOAFRO – CIGA – UnB – FCP – MinC – Finatec) in execution process 2017-2018. His most recent publishing are Territorialidade Quilombola: Fotos & Mapas / Quilombola Territoriality: Photos & Maps, 2011; the didactic educational map “Geopolítica da Diáspora África- América-Brasil. Séculos XV-XVI-XVII-XVIII-XIX: Cartografia para Educação”, 2012; the didactic material “O Brasil Africano. Algumas Referências dos Séculos XVI-XXI - Cartografia para Educação”, 2014; and the Atlas “ÁFRICABRASIL”, 2014. In October 2015, he was awarded the Chevalier de l´Ordre de la Couronne from King Philippe of Belgium by his researches into the diaspora Africa-America-Brazil. PORTUGUESE:

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