Ruben Darío Chambi

Doctoral researcher

Ruben Darío Chambi studied Anthropology at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (UMSA), Bolivia, and holds a master’s degree in Human Rights, Democracy and Globalization 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.

For more information, read about Ruben's PhD project and visit his LMU webpage.