Master Class

21st century marxism

Boaventura de Sousa Santos (CES/FEUC)

April 30, 2020


In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Master Classes being taught in digital format, the podcast of each one will be available on the Channel of the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra on YouTube in the week following each one.


Bio note

Boaventura de Sousa Santos
is Professor of Sociology, University of Coimbra (Portugal), and Distinguished Legal Scholar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 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.

He is Director Emeritus of the Centre for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra and 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.
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, one of the most prestigious and highly competitive international financial institutes for scientific excellence in Europe.
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