Giovanny Castillo Figueroa He is an anthropologist from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, master and doctor in Anthropological Sciences from the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Unidad Iztapalapa. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Centro de Investigaciones Multidisciplinarias sobre Chiapas y la Frontera Sur (cimsur), at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, as well as member of the Grupo de Estudios Afrocolombianos. Her research topics revolve around the narratives of identity and otherness and the processes of racialization and ethnicity among Afro-descendant subjects, particularly from Mexico and Colombia. She has also conducted ethnographic research with coastal fishermen, investigating, among other things, empirical knowledge, work techniques and technologies, labor relations and symbolic imaginaries.