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Boaventura de Sousa Santos

Boaventura de Sousa Santos is professor of sociology at the University of Coimbra (Portugal), director of the university’s Center for Social Studies and Distinguished Legal Scholar at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He has been awarded several prizes, most recently the Science and Technology Prize of Mexico, 2010, and the Kalven Jr. Prize of the Law and Society Association, 2011. Among his books are The Rise of the Global Left: The World Social Forum and Beyond and Law and Globalization from Below: Towards a Cosmopolitan Legality.