Biographical Information

Kaian Lam is pursuing a PhD in African Studies (Department of Political Science and Public Policy, School of Sociology and Public Policy, ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon). She is hosted by the Centre for International Studies and integrated in the research group Societal and Development Challenges. Her PhD dissertation analyses the society and politics of Cape Verde from a food perspective and combines translation theories and political philosophies. Previously, Kaian studied Cape Verdean female migration and transnational dynamics and obtained a master’s degree in African Studies (Institute of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lisbon).