Academic Qualifications

PhD in African and American History, 2005 – Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) from the doctoral program “Recuperación de la Memória. América Latina”, 2002 – Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Bachelor in Social and Cultural Anthropology, 2002 – Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Post-Graduate Degree  “Les Societats Africanes”, 2000 – Universitat de Barcelona e Món-3, Barcelona, Spain.

Bachelor in History, 1998 – Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Biographical Information

Albert Farré has a PhD in History and a Bachelor in Social Anthropology from the University of Barcelona. Since 1999, he has been doing field work in Mozambique (where he was researcher attached to the African Studies Center of Eduardo Mondlane University), Uganda and eastern D.R. Congo (where his research has been in colaboration with the spanish NGO VSF, working on rural development). Albert Farré has published several articles on history and political anthropology in academic journals from Spain, Portugal, Romania, Guinea Bissau, and Mozambique.

Publications

Farré, A. (2016) "Ruinas y legitimidad en Massinga. Formas de pensar el pasado entre aancianos empobrecidos del sur de Mozambique", Revista de Antropología Social, 25 (2), 361-387.

Farré, A. (2015) "Las Mujeres y el Mito de la Agricultura de Subsistencia. De la exportación de alimentos a la dependencia alimentaria en el sur de Mozambique", Cadernos de Estudos Africanos, 29, pp. 31-58.

Farré, A. (2015) "El Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park (GLTP): la expansión encubierta del Kruger National Park (KNP) en Mozambique y el problema de la tierra", Nova Africa, 32.

Farré, A. (2015) "Women as mediators in post-war Mozambique: pushing lobolo from price to propriety", In Keith Hart Economy for and Against Democracy, New York & Oxford: Berghahn.

Farré, A. (2009) "Ulises en Africa o la sobreposición de debates: representación política, descentralización administrativa, pluralismo jurídico y desarrollo rural en África subsahariana", Studia Africana, 20, 46-55.