Seminar | CES, Health and Epistemologies of the South

Health and knowledge in times of intermittent pandemic

Boaventura de Sousa Santos (CES/FEUC)

November 23, 2020, 15h00 (GMT)

Online event


Under the series CES, Health and Epistemologies of the South, this seminar will include an intervention by Boaventura de Sousa Santos and commnets by Charbel El-Hani (Federal University of Bahia and Visiting PostDoctoral Research Intern at CES).

Bio note

Boaventura de Sousa Santos
 is Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Coimbra (Portugal), and Distinguished Legal Scholar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is Director Emeritus of the Center for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra. He earned an LL.M and J.S.D. from Yale University and holds the Degree of Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa, by McGill University. His most recent project - ALICE: Leading Europe to a New Way of Sharing the World Experiences - was funded by an Advanced Grant of the European Research Council (ERC), one of the most prestigious and highly competitive international financial institutes for scientific excellence in Europe ( He has written and published widely on the issues of globalization, sociology of law and the state, epistemology, social movements and the World Social Forum in Portuguese, Spanish, English, Italian, French, German, Chinese, Danish, Romanian and Polish.


This activity will be accessible through the Zoom platform and will be limited to number of available places:

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