Salvador Giner#

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Email:sginer 'at'
Membership Number:3559
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SPAIN

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2005–present, President, Institute for Catalan Studies, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2002–2005, Vice-President, Institute for Catalan Studies, Barcelona, Spain
  • 1990–1996, Professor, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
  • 1988–1999, Director, Institute for Advanced Social Studies, Spanish National Research Council, Barcelona, Madrid, Córdoba, Spain
  • 1987–1991, Full Professor of Sociology, University of Barcelona, Spain
  • 1987–1991, Director, Department of Sociology, University of Barcelona, Spain
  • 1980–1981, Visiting Fellow, Yale University
  • 1979–1987 Lecturer, University of Reading; Senior Lecturer and Reader, University of Lancaster; Professor and Director, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Brunel University, United Kingdom
  • 1969–1976, Professor of Social Sciences, Summer Catalan University, Prades, France
  • 1964–1965, Visiting Fellow, King's College, Cambridge University, United Kingdom

Fields of Scholarship
  • Social theory and history of social thought
  • The study of Southern Europe
  • Mediterranean urban societies (in particular Italy, Greece, Portugal, Spain and Catalonia)
  • Corporatism, civil society, governability, and republican political philosophy
  • Sociology of culture
  • The relationship between moral philosohpy and social science

Honours and Awards
  • 201, Honorary doctorate, University of Lleida, Spain
  • 2013 Honorary doctorate, Spanish National University of Distance Education, Madrid, Spain
  • 2008 National Award of Social Sciences Premio Nacional de Ciencias Sociales
  • 2006 National Award for Sociology and Political Science, Centre for Sociological Reseach, Madrid, Spain
  • 2005 Honorary doctorate, University of Valencia, Venezuela?
  • 2000–2003 Director, Barcelona Metropolitan Survey 2000
  • 1995 'Creu de Sant Jordi' Award (from the Catalan Government)
  • 1995 Member of the Institute for Catalan Studies, Barcelona, Spain
  • 1992 Co-founder of the European Sociological Association
  • 1987–1991 President, Spanish Sociological Association
  • 1986–1990 President, Federation of Spanish Sociological Associations
  • 1983–1990 Executive Committee Member, International Sociological Association
  • 1979–1987 Vice-President and Co-Founder, Spanish Sociological Association
  • 1979 Co-founder and president of the Catalan Association of Sociology

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