School of Social and Political Science

Dr Gabriela Loureiro

Job Title

Lecturer in Sociology of Emotions

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Room number

6.10

Building (Address)

Chrystal Macmillan Building

Street (Address)

15a George Square

City (Address)

Edinburgh

Country (Address)

Scotland

Post code (Address)

EH8 9LD

Research interests

Research interests

My research interests orbit around gender, migration, intersectional feminism, race, coloniality, sexuality, emotions, social media and the cyberspace.

Background

I am a researcher and lecturer currently teaching Sociology of Emotions and Sociology of Intimate Relationships at the University of Edinburgh. I am also part of the research project Connecting during Covid-19: Practices of care, remittance sending and digitisation among UK’s migrant communities, based at Queen Mary University and in partnership with SOAS and UCL's Institute of Education. This project has been receiving widespread media attention, with articles about our work being published at the BBC, the Khaleej Times and the World Bank.

I received my PhD in Media and Gender Studies at the University of West London with a thesis about emotions and online feminist activism in Brazil, looking at hashtags as digital consciousness-raising and exploring the sociology of emotions in cyberfeminisms. I also hold a Masters in Gender, Sexuality and the Body from the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds.

Recent publications:

Chase, E., Datta, K., Hammond, L., Lindley, A., Fadal, K., Loureiro, G., Majeed-Hajaj, S. (2021) Access to Care and Support During Covid-19. Connecting During Covid-19, Research Briefing No.1. London: QMUL.

Chase, E., Datta, K., Hammond, L., Lindley, A., Fadal, K., Loureiro, G., Majeed-Hajaj, S. Majeed-Hajaj. (2021) Digital remittance sending practices during the pandemic: Opportunities and limitations. Connecting During Covid-19, Community Spotlight Workshop Report 2. London: QMUL.

Chase, E., Datta, K., Hammond, L., Lindley, A., Fadal, K., Loureiro, G., Majeed-Hajaj, S. (2021) Connecting during Covid-19: Practices of care, remittance sending and digitisation among UK's migrant communities, Community Spotlight Workshop Report 1. London: QMUL.

Loureiro, G. (2021) “Exploring the intersections of domestic violence, migration and the COVID-19 pandemic with Latin America Women’s Rights Service”, Connecting During Covid, 16th June 2021 [Blog]. Available at: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/geog/research/research-projects/connecting-during-covid/cdc-blog/blog-posts/exploring-the-intersections-of-domestic-violence-migration-and-the-covid-19-pandemic-with-latin-america-womens-rights-service.html

Loureiro, G. (2020) To be Black, Queer and Radical: Centring the epistemology of Marielle Franco. Open Cultural Studies, 4(1), pp.50-58.

Loureiro, G. (2019) Necropolitics revisited: how mainstream media coverage of Marielle's shooting in Brazil depoliticises her struggle and reinforces neoliberal logics. Alternautas - (Re)Searching Development: The Abya Yala Chapter. Available at: http://www.alternautas.net/blog/necropolitics-revisited    

Loureiro G. (2017) Fat, Black, and Butch: The Use of Internet Nudes to Resist Racism and Practice “Erotic Therapy.” Graduate Journal of Social Science, 13(1), pp.48-68. Available at: http://www.gjss.org/sites/default/files/issues/chapters/papers/GJSS%20Vol%2013-1%20Loureiro.pdf

 

Works within

Staff Hours and Guidance

By appointment.

Publications by user content

Publication Research Explorer link
Loureiro GS. To be black, queer and radical: Centring the epistemology of Marielle Franco. Open Cultural Studies. 2020 May 8;4(1):50-58. doi: 10.1515/culture-2020-0005
Loureiro G. Necropolitics revisited: How mainstream media coverage of Marielle's shooting in Brazil depoliticises her struggle and reinforces neoliberal logics. Alternautas. 2019 Jul 1;6(1):9-16. Epub 2019 Feb 9. doi: 10.31273/alternautas.v6i1.1088