Human rights of the next 70 years. Towards a new Universal Declaration?

Boaventura de Sousa Santos (CES/FEUC)

May 10, 2019, 16h00

Auditorium, Faculty of Economics UC | ONLINE STREAMING


Free entry up to the limit of available seats



Boaventura de Sousa Santos invites students who are poets, artists, rappers, musicians, singer-songwriters, dancers, performers, artisans to present proposals for the summary of their classes.

The summaries will be presented at the beginning of each lecture, starting on the second lecture. The summary should last between 3 and 5 minutes and two abstracts can be presented for each class.

Proposals must be sent to  up to one week before the class. The deadline for submitting the first class abstract proposal is April 5, 2019.

Bio note

Boaventura de Sousa Santos was born in Coimbra on November 15, 1940. He holds a PhD in Sociology of Law from Yale University (1973), Professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra and Distinguished Legal Scholar from the University of Wisconsin-Madison .

He is Director of the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra and Scientific Coordinator of the Permanent Observatory of Justice.

Research topics: Epistemology, sociology of law, postcolonial theory, democracy, interculturality, globalisation, social movements, human rights.

His books have been published in Portuguese, English, Italian, Spanish, German, French and Chinese.