Mauro Armando Adelino Manhanguele

Doctoral Student

Main Focus

  • Normative production and mutual dependencies in Africa
  • Knowledge of normativity
  • Multinormativity
  • Cultural translation
  • Mozambique


Curriculum Vitae

Mauro Armando Adelino Manhanguele is a PhD student at the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory and a member of the Research Group ‘Knowledge of the Production of Normativity/Glocalising Knowledge of Normativity and of the project ‘Mutual Dependencies and Normative Production in Africa/Glocalising Normativities - A Global Legal History (15th–21st century)’, which is implemented in partnership with the Cluster of Excellence 'Beyond Slavery and Freedom'. He is currently working on his PhD project entitled ‘Language, power and mutual dependencies: interpreters and the administration of justice in colonial Mozambique, 1895–1974’.

He holds a BA (2018) and MA (2022) in History from Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (Maputo, Mozambique). Between 2018 and 2022, Mauro worked as an independent researcher, and was a research assistant for several research projects at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Department of Biological Sciences at Universidade Eduardo Mondlane. His research interests include regimes of normativity, mutual dependencies and normative production in Africa, football and nation-building, climate change and popular culture.

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