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Lecturers typically include:
Maristella Svampa, PhD
Maristella holds a PhD in sociology from École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris and a degree in philosophy from Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. She is a published author and a researcher at the Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET). Maristella coordinates the Critical and Interdisciplinary Studies about Energy Problems and is a member of the Permanent Group of Alternatives to Development.
Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Nobel Peace Prize recipient
Adolfo is an activist and recipient of the 1980 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in the defense of human rights. He holds a chair as professor in peace and human rights at the Faculty of Social Science, Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA). He is also a painter and sculptor from Universidad de La Plata. He is founder and leader of Fundación Servicio, Paz y Justicia (Serpaj).
Matias, a history professor, received his degree from Universidad de Buenos Aires. He is an associate professor teaching Problems in Argentinean History at the National University and Arturo Jauretche and Economic and Social History of Argentina at Universidad de Buenos Aires. He is pursuing a master’s degree in cultural sociology and cultural analysis at the National University of San Martín. His work has focused on urban studies and the history of the Peronist party. He has published academic articles and a book about the history of social housing in Argentina.
Paula Boniolo, PhD
Paula holds a PhD in social science and sociology from Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires (UBA)- École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris. She also has an MA in social science from UBA. She is a researcher in the Social Stratification Area at Instituto Gino Germani (UBA) and a professor in sociology and research methods I, II and III at UBA. Her areas of research are social class and the effects of the territory in social stratification processes. She is experienced in researching corruption, territories, social class and social inequality in Latin America.
Marile Di Filippo, PhD
Marile Di Filippo holds a PhD in social sciences from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) and an MA in cultural studies and BA in political science from the National University of Rosario (UNR). Her research topics focus on artistic activism, social movements, and aesthetics of social protest. She is studying activism and forms of social protest in cases of lethal violence against young people, mainly in cases of institutional violence. She is a postgraduate professor in the country and abroad. She is a member of the Work Center on Cultural Practices and Experiences of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies of the UNR and part of the specialization in cultural management and the master in cultural studies. She is a member of the Advisory Council of Human Rights Organizations and Organizations of the UNR; and a member of the Multisectorial Contra la Violencia Institucional Rosario. Her recently published book is Political Aesthetics. Artistic activism, social movements and popular protests in the Rosario of the new millennium.
Ezequiel Gatto, PhD
Ezequiel Gatto holds a BA in history from the National University of Rosario and a PhD in social sciences from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). He is an assistant researcher at ISHIR/CONICET, professor of sociological yheory at the School of History (National University of Rosario). His PhD thesis (New Sounds, New Blacks: Freedom songs, soul and funk in the United States, 1955-1979) explores the ways a set of musical genres racialized as black influenced the configuration of blackness in the United States. He is currently investigating “racialized futurizations” — African American images and discourses from 1955-1980. His latest publications are: “Music, culture and racializations. Debates around the definition of black music in the United States”, “Elites, Divas y Mineros. Soul and the visuality of intraracial class differences in the African American population. United States, 1955-1975” and “We must invent, we have to discover. The uses of the future in the thought of Martin Luther King”. In 2018 he published the book Futurities: Essays on post-utopian politics.
Jerónimo Montero, PhD
Jerónimo Montero is a doctor in human geography from Durham University (UK) and has a degree in geography from Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata. He is a lecturer in economic geography at the Faculty of Economics, Universidad de Buenos Aires, and a lecturer in methodology in social sciences at the Global Studies Program (FLACSO). He is a full-time researcher of CONICET at the Universidad Nacional de San Martín. He studies changes in the organization of clothing supply chains after the 2008 financial collapse and the future of labour in the clothing industry.
Gabriel D. Noel, PhD
Gabriel D. Noel is an anthropologist from Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP) with a PhD in social sciences from Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento (UNGS). He is a researcher at Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), where his research project is Urban at its limits: a sociology of the urban from small and medium agglomerations. Gabriel also works as a researcher in the Center of Socio-territorial Studies, Identity and Environment; in the program Migration and Social Transformation in Medium and Small Agglomerations in Argentina; and in the Núcleo de Estudios Urbanos at Instituto de Altos Estudios Sociales (IDEAS) from Universidad Nacional de San Martín (UNSAM). He is a professor at IDEAS-UNSAM, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO), Universidad Nacional de Córdoba and Universidad Nacional de Misiones.
Tamara Perelmuter, PhD
Tamara has a PhD in social science from Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires (UBA), a master’s degree in Latin American studies from Universidad Nacional de San Martín (UNSAM) and a BA in political science from UBA. She is professor in rural sociology and in economics, and is part of Colectivo de Investigaciones en Ciencias Sociales (CICS). Tamara hosts a radio show called Bajo Consumo at FM Radio Sur 88.3 and participates in Llevalo Puesto at FM La Tribu, both community based radio stations.
Brenda Pereyra, PhD Candidate
Brenda Pereyra holds a BA in social work from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and an MA in social policies from Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA). She is finishing her PhD dissertation in social science from the University of Buenos Aires. From 2002 to 2014, Brenda was academic director for the SIT Study Abroad programs Regional Integration and Development and Social Movements and Human Rights. She is president of World Learning in Argentina and also organizes internships for SIT in Buenos Aires. As professor at the University of Lanús in Buenos Aires Argentina she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses. She has been visiting professor at the University of Lund (Sweden) and University of Pisa (Italy). She has written multiple academic articles. Her areas of interest are migration, gender, community and teaching social work.
Pablo Vitale, PhD
Pablo Vitali has a PhD candidate in social science from Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA). He holds a BA in Political Science from UBA, Faculty of Social Science. He is a professor in photography and sociology, and administration and political science from Faculty of Social Science (UBA). He teaches graduates in Habitat and Urban Poverty in Latin America, from Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism (UBA), and undergraduates in public administration, from Universidad Nacional de San Martín. He is co-director at Asociación Civil por la Igualdad y la Justicia (ACIJ). Pablo is also a researcher in urban studies at Instituto Gino Germani (UBA) and rights to the city in Latin America at CLACSO. His areas of research are public and urban policies, urban studies, urban social organizations with a territorial base, popular education and photography in urban environments.
Pablo Vommaro, PhD
Pablo holds a postdoctoral degree in social science with a focus on childhood and youth from the Universidad Católica de São Paulo, Universidad de Manizales, CINDE, Colegio de la Frontera Norte, and CLACSO. He holds a PhD in social sciences and a BA in history from Universidad de Buenos Aires, Faculty of Philosophy and Letters, where he teaches and researches in undergraduate and graduate schools of education sciences and history. He is also a researcher at the Oral History Program at Universidad de Buenos Aires, a member of the Foundation for Political and Social Research, and part of the study group on social protest and collective action at Instituto Gino Germani at Universidad de Buenos Aires. He coordinates the CLACSO working group on youth and new political practices in Latin America and is involved with the Latin American Program of Distance Learning in Social Sciences. His areas of research are the history of urban social organizations with a territorial base, the political participation and practices of youth, oral history, and recent Argentine history.
Juan Wahren, PhD
Juan is a sociologist with a master’s degree in social science research and a PhD in social sciences from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. His areas of research include social movements, natural resource struggles, alternative development, territorial struggles, Latin American movements, and popular education. He is professor of rural sociology, popular education, and social movements in Latin America and Argentina, and protest/collective action research at the Faculty of Social Science at Universidad de Buenos Aires. Juan is also a researcher in the rural studies and the Latin American social movements groups at Instituto Gino Germani at Universidad de Buenos Aires. He is a member of the research team Rural Development: Territorial Struggles, Peasants, and Decolonization at Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales. He also directs investigations within the group Social Movements and Popular Education.
Sonia Winer, PhD
Sonia holds a degree in political science and a master’s degree in research and Latin American studies from the University of Toulouse Le Mirail and a PhD in social sciences from Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA). She is a researcher from CONICET at the Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean, where she directs the research team Democratic Reforms: Advocacy and Human Rights in South America. Her research areas include comparative policies of security and defense and the role of security agencies in Latin America. She serves as academic coordinator of the Geopolitics and Defense diploma at the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters, and as professor of the chair Culture for Peace and Human Rights from the Faculty of Social Science at UBA.