Caio Simoes De Araujo

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Caio Simões de Araújo is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic
Research (WiSER), at the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Before joining WiSER, he held research positions at the Centre for Indian Studies in Africa
(CISA), of the same university. He is currently a grantee of the Governing Intimacies Project,
based at the University of the Witwatersrand. In collaboration with the Gay and Lesbian
Archives for Action (GALA) of South Africa, he is currently heading an oral history project,
Archives of the Intimate: Queer Histories of Mozambique, which intends to produce an
archive of life histories and queer identities in Mozambique. His research interests involve
the history of Afro-Asian decolonization, transnational histories of race and anti-racism, and gender and sexuality in the Global South.