Bernardo Sorj

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Bernardo Sorj
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Born (1948-09-26)26 September 1948
Montevideo, Uruguay

Bernardo Sorj (born September 1948, Montevideo, Uruguay) is a Brazilian social scientist, retired professor of Sociology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He is Director of The Edelstein Center for Social Research [1] and of the Plataforma Democrática Project.[2] He has published 30 books and more than 100 articles, on Latin American political development, international relations, the social impact of new technologies, social theory and Judaism.

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Sorj begun his studies in Social Sciences in Uruguay and completed his B.A. and M.A. in History and Sociology from the University of Haifa, Israel, and received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Manchester in England.

He is a naturalized Brazilian, living in Brazil since 1976 . He was professor at the Department of Political Science at the Federal University of Minas Gerais and at the Institute for International Relations - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and visiting professor and chair at many European and North American universities, including the Chaire Sérgio Buarque de Hollanda, at the Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme,[3] in Paris, and the Cátedra Simón Bolívar of the Institut des hautes études d'Amérique Latine - University of Paris III: Sorbonne Nouvelle.[4]

He is member of the board of several academic journals, advisor to scientific institutions and consultant to international organizations. He is also the coordinator of SciELO Latin American Social Sciences Journals English Edition,[5] a site offering free access to 30 Latin American journals translated into English. In 2005 he was elected Brazil's Man of Ideas.[6]

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  • SORJ, B., MARTUCCELLI, O. O dilema Latino-americano (in Ukrainian ). Kiev: Calvaria.

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