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Dr. Raquel Rojas Scheffer

Rojas Scheffer, Raquel

ZI Lateinamerika-Institut

Maria Sibylla Merian Centre Conviviality-Inequality in Latin America (Mecila)

Assoziierte Wissenschaftlerin

Akademische Ausbildung

  • Dr. phil. im Fach Soziologie, Freie Universität Berlin, 2019.
  • M.A. Sozialwissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 2014.
  • Spezalistin in Sozialwissenschaften – Fachrichtung Sozialentwicklung, FLACSO Paraguay, 2011.
  • B.A. (Licenciatura) Sozialwissenschaften, Universidad Nacional de Asunción (Paraguay), 2009.

 

Akademischer und beruflicher Werdegang

  • Assoziierte Wissenschaftlerin, Maria Sibylla Merian Centre Conviviality-Inequality in Latin America (Mecila), seit 2020.
  • Doktorandin am Internationalen Graduiertenkolleg (DFG) "Zwischen Räumen. Bewegungen, Akteure und Repräsentationen der Globalisierung", Lateinamerika-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin, 2016-2019.
  • Assoziierte Wissenschaftlerin, Centro de Estudios y Educación Popular Germinal (Forschungs- und Bildungszentrum Germinal), Asunción (Paraguay), seit 2008.
  • Generaldirektorin, Fundación Casa de la Juventud (Jugendhaus-Stiftung), Asunción (Paraguay), 2011-2012.
  • Generalkordinatorin, Fundación Casa de la Juventud (Jugendhaus-Stiftung), Asunción (Paraguay), 2009-2011.

 

Fellowships, Stipendien und Förderungen

  • Niveau I Forscherin, Nationaler Rat für Wissenschaft und Technologie Paraguay, seit 2018.
  • DAAD Stipendium für Ausland- und Kongressreisen, 2018.
  • Stipendium des International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) für Teilnahme am 18. ILERA Weltkongress in Seoul, 2018.
  • Stipendium des Internationalen Geistwissenschafliches Kolleg “Arbeit und Lebenslauf in globalgeschichtlicher Perspektive” der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, für Teilnahme an der Sommerakademie “Labour, Rights and Mobility” in Buenos Aires, 2017.
  • Forschungsaufenthalt, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Centro de Investigación y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social und El Colegio de México, Mexiko-Stadt, 2017.
  • Fellowship am Internationalen Graduiertenkolleg "Zwischen Räumen. Bewegungen, Akteure und Repräsentationen der Globalisierung", DFG-Stipendium, 2016-2019.
  • DAAD Stipendium, Masterstudium an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 2012-2014.

Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Soziale Ungleichheit
  • Gender- und Intersektionalitätsforschung
  • Soziale Bewegungen
  • Politische Soziologie
  • Arbeitssoziologie
  • Care- und Hausarbeit
  • Konvivialität/ Zusammenleben
  • Qualitative Sozialforschung

 

Laufende Forschungsprojekte

  • Social consequences of the spread of the novel coronavirus in the Berlin Metropolitan region, Maria Sibylla Merian Centre Conviviality-Inequality Latin America (Mecila), 2020-2021.

 

Abgeschlossenes Promotionsprojekt

“Entangled Inequalities and Network Building. Organizational Experiences of Paid Domestic Workers in Uruguay and Paraguay”         

Betreuung: Prof. Dr. Sérgio Costa (FU Berlin), Prof. Dr. Barbara Fritz (FU Berlin)

Förderung: German Research Foundation (Graduate School "Between Spaces", 2016-2019)

 

 

Andere abgeschlossene Forschungsprojekte

  • Gender equality in Paraguayan trade unions, funded by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Buenos Aires, 2020.
  • Made in Paraguay. Evolution of Labour Relations in a Globalized World, funded by CONACYT-Paraguay (National Council of Science and Technology), 2017-2020.
  • The Revival of the Paraguayan Student Movement and the New Female Leadership, funded by CONACYT-Paraguay, 2016-2019.
  • Political Attitudes and Practices of the Paraguayan electorate, funded by CONACYT-Paraguay, 2016-2018.

Begutachtete Zeitschriftenartikel

2020. Same Work, Same Value? Paid Domestic Workers' and Housewives' Struggles for Rights in Uruguay and Paraguay. In Current Sociology OnlineFirst (ISSN 0011-3921)

2020. Sin relación aparente. Partidos Políticos e Ideología en Paraguay. In POSTData 25(2), 487-518 (ISSN N 1515-209X; co-authored with Marcello Lachi)

2020. Vínculos afectivos y necesidades materiales. La práctica clientelar en Paraguay. In Revista electrónica de estudios latinoamericanos e-l@tina 18 (70), 1-20 (ISSN 1666-9606; co-authored with Marcello Lachi)

2020. Desencuentros y conflictos entre actores colectivos en la industria paraguaya. In Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas-UNNE Argentina 25(2), 227-137 (ISSN 1668-6365; co-authored with Marcello Lachi)

2018. Paraguay como eslabón en la cadena de valor mundial. Construcción de un marco analítico para estudiar relaciones laborales en tiempos globalizados. In Revista Novapolis 14, 35-58 (ISSN 2077-5172)

2018. Entre la tradición y el afecto: La identificación partidaria en Paraguay. In Revista Novapolis 13, 11-42.

2016. El diálogo social tripartito en Paraguay, 25 años de intentos y escasos éxitos. In Revista Novapolis 10, 117-140 (co-authored with Marcello Lachi)

2015. Interpretando el ‘Nuevo Rumbo’. Elementos para evaluar el proceso de reestructuración del modelo socioeconómico paraguayo impulsado por el Gobierno de Horacio Cartes. In Revista Novapolis 9, 77-108 (co-authored with Marcello Lachi)

2015. Por su propio bien. Condicionalidad y la imagen de la población pobre en políticas sociales. In Revista Novapolis 8, pp. 73-101

2014. Programa de Transferencias Monetarias Condicionadas: ¿Puerta de entrada a derechos sociales? Un análisis a partir del Programa Tekoporã. In REVICSO Vol. 1, 37-57. (ISSN/ISBN: 2409-1189)

 

Buchkapitel

2021 (angenommen). Entangled Inequalities and Network Building: Organizational Experiences of Paid Domestic Workers in Uruguay and Paraguay. In Between Fault Lines and Front Lines: Shifting Power in an Unequal World, edited by Katja Hujo and Maggie Carter. London: UNRISD/Zed Books.

2021 (im Erscheinen). Essential yet undervalued. Paid domestic work, migration and the struggle for labor rights in Uruguay and Paraguay. In The role of migration in global value chains, edited by Ximena Alba and Bruno Miranda. Berlin: Walter Frey.

2019. De Asunción a Ginebra: Trabajo doméstico remunerado y redes de activismo laboral en Paraguay. In Giros espacio-temporales: Repensando los entrelazamientos globales desde América Latina, edited by Diana Marisol Hernández Suárez, Luis Aguirre, Carolin Loysa, Brenda Macías Sánchez and Joanna Moszczynska. Berlin: Walter Frey, 47-64 (ISBN 978-3-946327-16-5).

 

Monographien

2020. Relaciones Laborales en la Industria Paraguaya. Cambios y continuidades en tiempos globalizados. Asunción: Arandurã (ISBN: 978-99967-997-2-3; co-authored with Marcello Lachi)

2019. Luchas de Estudiantes. El Renacer del Movimiento Estudiantil Secundario y el Nuevo Liderazgo Femenino 2013-2017. Asunción: Arandur. (ISBN: 978-99967-972-0-0; co-authored with Marcello Lachi)

2018. Correligionarios. Actitudes y Prácticas Políticas del Electorado Paraguayo. Asunción: Arandurã (ISBN: 978-99967-10-02-5; co-authored with Marcello Lachi)

2017. Diálogo Social, Contratación Colectiva y Tripartismo en Paraguay. Asunción: Arandurã (ISBN: 978-99967-53-60-2; co-authored with Marcello Lachi)

 

Working Papers

2020. Physically Close, Socially Distant. Paid Domestic Work and (Dis-)encounters in Latin America’s Private Households. In Mecila Working Papers Series No. 27. São Paulo: MECILA.

2020. Articulating Differences and Inequalities. Paid Domestic Workers’ and Housewives’ Struggles for Rights in Uruguay and Paraguay. In Mecila Working Papers Series. No. 21,São Paulo: MECILA.

2020. Sindicalismo Paraguayo y Participación de Mujeres. Avances y Desafíos. In Trabajo y Justicia Social, Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung (SBN 978-987-4439-47-5)

2018. Entangled Inequalities and Network Building: Organizational Experiences of Paid Domestic Workers in Uruguay and Paraguay. In UNRISD Conference Papers. Geneva: UNRISD.

2015. El programa de Transferencias Monetarias Condicionadas Tekoporã en Paraguay: ¿Lucha contra la pobreza y desigualdad o por espacios de poder politico. In Derecho en América Latina, ¿corrector o (re)productor de desigualdades?Working Paper desiguALdades.net No. 81, edited by Manuel Góngora Mera, Sérgio Costa, Guilherme Leite Gonçalves, 160-179.

 

Wissenschaftliche Vorträge

Network Building and Ethnic Divides. Organizational Experiences for Paid Domestic Workers in Uruguay and Paraguay. Delivered at the International Conference Care-Migration-Gender. Ambivalent Inter-dependencies from a Transdisciplinary Perspective organized by the Center for Transdisciplinary Gender Studies and the Institute for European Ethnology at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, in Berlin on January 31st, 2019.

Entangled Inequalities and Network Building. Organizational experiences of Paid Domestic Workers in Uruguay and Paraguay. Delivered at the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) Conference: Overcoming Inequalities in a Fractured World: Between Elite Power and Social Mobilization, in Geneva on November 9th, 2018.

Building networks, bridging divides. Organizational Experiences of Paid Domestic Workers in Uruguay and Paraguay. Delivered at the 18th International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) World Congress, in Seoul, South Korea, on July 25th, 2018.

2017. Paid Domestic Work: Entangled Inequalities and Organizational Experiences in Uruguay and Paraguay. Delivered at the Summer Academy Labour, Rights and Mobility organized by the International Research Center - Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on November 3rd, 2017.

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