Maria Magdalena Garbagnoli

Member of the Consolidated Research Group- GAIT

Maria Magdalena Garbagnoli has a degree in Human Sciences, Anthropology, Ethnology from the Paris-Nanterre University (2019). Born in Argentina, she began her studies in Anthropology (2012) at the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the University of Buenos Aires where she developed particular interests in popular education, cultural studies, symbolic and political anthropology in addition to identity and feminist issues. From 2009 to 2015 she was involved in volunteer work, carrying out literacy, school support and recreation tasks with children and adolescents. This activity allowed her to co-found, with her colleagues, a social organization that would accompany political organization processes of children and adolescents. In 2016 she began a migration process to France and in 2021 she starts Master’s studies at the Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, where she obtained a degree in History, Civilizations, Heritage. (History and Anthropology. 2023). During this training, she carries out research on the professionalization processes of Basque dancers in the territory of Iparralde. She develops then the basis of her doctoral thesis project, which she is currently following through a joint supervision between the University of Pau, where she obtained a doctoral contract for three years, and the University of the Basque Country, integrating the Society, Politics and Culture program.