Karla Barroso is a daughter of Oxum and a member of the samba school Portela. She specializes in social memory, cultural heritage and sociomuseology. Her fields of research include the Afro-Brazilian diaspora, decolonial narratives, Afro-Brazilian religiosities and performance. She is currently a PhD candidate at the Universidade Lusófona, Lisbon, and takes part in the UNESCO Chair on Education, Citizenship and Cultural Diversity programme.
As of July 2022