Eraldo Souza dos Santos is a philosopher, political theorist, and historian of political thought. He specializes in the history and politics of social movements.
In his dissertation, he offers the first conceptual history of civil disobedience by focusing on the historical process by which it has become a key political concept in the United States.
During his stay at LIAS, he will work on his second book project, which focuses on the politics of movements against airport construction and expansion.
His writing on the topic has recently appeared in World Politics Review and The Washington Post. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University.
A healthy public debate about important societal challenges requires a common and scientifically sound basis.