Biography: Prof. Dr. Fraya Frehse is a Professor of Sociology at the University of São Paulo (USP), where she coordinates the Centre for Studies and Research on the Sociology of Space and Time (NEPSESTE) and acts as a lead partner of the GCSMUS. She is an alumna of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH), a Productivity Research fellow of the Brazilian Research Council (CNPq), and Life Member of Clare Hall College (University of Cambridge). She holds a BA and a teaching diploma in Social Sciences (Anthropology, Political Science and Sociology) from USP, where she also did her MA and her PhD in Social Anthropology (in this case, after an eight-month research stay at the University of Oxford, the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, and Freie Universität – FU – Berlin). She was a recipient of an AvH-funded postdoctoral fellowship in (Urban) Sociology at FU Berlin and Humboldt Universität (HU) in Berlin. Her research mainly focuses on urban theory; space, everyday life and history; space and time in sociology; body, public space and urbanisation (in Brazil); urban mobility; urban inequality/poverty; cultural heritage; urban visual culture; sociology of everyday knowledge.