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- Ph.D., York University, Canada
- Empires & Colonialism, Legal
- Africa, Atlantic, Global
Candido's research focuses on the history of West Central Africa during the era of the transatlantic slave trade. Her research interests include the history of slavery; forced migration and labor; the South Atlantic world; and the African diaspora. Candido is the chair of the Lusophone African Studies Organization and a network member of the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples.
Candido's publications include Fronteras de Esclavización: Esclavitud, Comercio e Identidad en Benguela, 1780-1850 (Mexico: Colegio de Mexico Press, 2011); An African Slaving Port and the Atlantic World. Benguela and its Hinterland (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013); Crossing Memories: Slavery and African Diaspora, with Ana Lucia Araujo and Paul Lovejoy (Africa World Press, 2011); and articles in History in Africa, Slavery and Abolition, African Economic History, Portuguese Studies Review, Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Luso-Brazilian Review, Afro-Ásia, Cahiers des Anneux de la Mémoire, and Brésil (s). Sciences Humaines et Sociales.