Mário de Souza Chagas


Biographical note

Mário de Souza Chagas holds a degree in Museology from the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (1979), a Bachelor’s degree in Science from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (1980), a Master’s degree in Social Memory from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro January (1997) and doctorate in Social Sciences by the State University of Rio de Janeiro (2003).

He is currently a cultural affairs technician – n.iii – Director of the Brazilian Institute of Museums, member of the advisory council of the Regional Community University of Chapecó, another professor, lecturer, researcher of the Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies and adjunct professor of the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro. He has experience in the field of Museology, with emphasis on Social Memory Institutions of Memory and Cultural Heritage, working mainly in the following subjects: museum, museology, museums, memory and cultural heritage.