Executive Committee 2010-2014
Members of the Executive Committee
Benjamin Tejerina
Spain

PhD in Sociology (1990). Currently Professor of Sociology at the University of the Basque Country, Spain, and Director of the Collective Identity Research Centre. Visiting Scholar at the University of Reno, Nevada (USA, 1990), University of Cambridge (UK 1992), the University of California in San Diego (USA, 1993-1994), the European University Institute of Florence (Italy, 2005), CADIS, Paris (France, 2010) and Sapienza, Università di Roma (Italy, 2011).

Member of the ISA since 1990, Secretary (2002-05) and President (2006-10) of the RC48 Collective action, social movements and social change, Member of the Basque Sociological Association, Spanish Sociological Federation and European Sociological Association.

Research interests: Collective action and social movements, sociology of language, ethno-linguistic movements, collective identity, social conflict, transformations in the work's culture, sociological theory, sociology of youth, immigration, science and society of knowledge.

Selected publications: La sociedad imaginada. Movimientos sociales y cambio cultural. Ed. Trotta, Madrid, 2011; Barrios multiculturales. Relaciones interétnicas en los barrios de San Francisco (Bilbao) y Embajadores/Lavapiés (Madrid). Ed. Trotta, Madrid, 2010; "Protest cycle, political violence and social movements in the Basque Country", Nations and Nationalism, Volume 7, Part 1, January, 2001. Nacionalismo y lengua. Los procesos de cambio lingüístico en el País Vasco, Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas/Siglo XXI, Madrid, 1992.

November 2011

 
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