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Marianna Birmoser Ferreira-Aulu (Mari)

Marianna_F-A.jpgM.A. in Futures Studies
B.Soc.Sc. Social Policy

Project Researcher
mbfeau(a)utu.fi
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Marianna is a Brazilian-Finn recently graduated from FFRC’s master's degree program in Futures Studies. Her background is in Social Sciences, Intercultural Communication Studies, and Sustainable Development.

Her main interest area is the interconnectedness of the social, cultural and ecological aspects of sustainable development, and how to move towards more just and sustainable futures.

During her youth, Marianna was active in voluntary work. For Fundação Abrinq, she volunteered in favelas in São Paulo- Brazil as a facilitator, introducing the love for reading to underprivileged children. For CISV, Marianna organized local and international events dedicated to educate and inspire for peace through building intercultural friendship, cooperation and understanding.

Currently, Marianna is involved in several research projects within Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC).

List of projects & events Marianna has been involved in FFRC:

  • UNESCO Chair in Learning Society and Futures of Education [2018]
  • Bioeconomy and Justice (BioEcoJust)  [2018]
  • Native Crops for Innovative and Sustainable Food Futures in Peru and Colombia (HEI-ICI PECOLO)  [2018]
  • Green Economy Transitions in the Least Developed Countries: Multi scale Analysis of Energy and Forest Use in Laos and Cambodia (GET-LDC)  [2017]
  • Futures Fair – Celebration the 25th Anniversary of FFRC  [2017]
  • “Futures for Food” Academic Conference - 15th International Conference of the Finland Futures Research Centre and the Finland Futures Academy, University of Turku [2013]

Marianna is involved in the following research groups and academic networks:

  • Amazon Research Team (UTU-ART) in the University of Turku.
  • Global South Network in the University of Turku.

Recent Presentations:

  • Ferreira-Aulu, Marianna (2013) Organic vs. Intensive farming: when choosing what to buy, what is really at stake? Workshop presentation for the 15th International Conference of the Finland Futures Research Centre (University of Turku, Finland)
  • Ailus, Ferreira-Aulu, Kwazema, Shabanova-Danielyan, Tapiola, Vrlík (2013) Meat & Sustainable Development. Workshop presentation for the 15th International Conference of the Finland Futures Research Centre (University of Turku, Finland)

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