• Camila Bellird
  • Campus: NB
  • PhD or MA: PhD
  • School : SAS
  • Department: Women Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Project: Racialized and gendered violence in the Dominican Republic: Black women?s embodied archives of resilience and resistance in everyday life.
  • Research Areas (themes, countries): Caribbean Diasporas and Migration; Black Caribbean Studies; Blackness and Racism; Structural violence; Black Feminisms, Racialization and embodiment, Resilience and Self-Making, Spirituality and mental Health, Decolonial and Feminist Research Methodologies.
  • Bio: Camila María Belliard is a Dominican and Chilean Social Anthropologist and a feminist, antiracist and decolonial researcher. Her main professional and personal experience has been focused in gender, race, and migration studies in the south America and the Caribbean. In 2013 she joined the team of an important research project around anti-black racism in Chile, where she researched the intersections of gender, sexuality and race in the experience of black Caribbean migrants. Her work substantively contributed to the study of processes of racialization between Chileans and the AfroCaribbean migrant community, with a special focus on sexual commerce sphere and afro-Caribbean identities.In the Dominican Republic, her work was mainly on gender and education development through consultancy work at INTEC and UNIBE, Universities, she also worked as an instructor for undergraduate introduction courses on gender and migration. Presently, in addition to her dissertation work, she continues to collaborate as an associated researcher and scholar at OBMICA (Migration in the Caribbean Observatory) and the CEG-INTEC Preferred Pronouns: She, her, hers