Ruben Dario Chambi

Universidad Mayor de San Andrés

Ruben Dario Chambi studied Anthropology at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (UMSA), Bolivia, and holds a master’s degree in Human Rights, Democracy and Globalisation from the Universidad Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). Since 2006, he has worked as a project manager, consultant, trainer, and researcher in various academic and development organizations in Bolivia. He is the author of several publications on issues related to autonomy and Indigenous rights, decolonization, “Buen Vivir” (Living Well) and child labour. His current project is focused on the processes of modernity, identity, coloniality and reflection on categories such as “Buen Vivir” among the Aymara communities. Ruben will start as doctoral researcher in the core team in January 2022.

For more information, read about Ruben's current project: Indigeneity beyond “Buen Vivir”: The Aymara case in Bolivia.