CARLES FEIXA PÀMPOLS (Lleida, 1962) is full professor of social anthropology at Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). He has a PhD from the University of Barcelona and an Honoris Causa from the University of Manizales (Colombia). Former professor at the University of Lleida, he has been visiting scholar in Rome, Mexico City, Paris, Berkeley, Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Newcastle and Lima. He has specialized in the study of youth cultures, conducting fieldwork research in Catalonia, Mexico and Colombia. He is author or coauthor of more than 50 books, including De jóvenes, bandas y tribus (Barcelona, 1998, 5th ed. 2012), Jovens na America Latina (São Paulo, 2004), Global Youth? (London & New York, 2006), Youth, Space and Time (Boston & Leiden, 2016), La imaginación autobiográfica (Barcelona, 2018), Oltre le bande (Rome, 2020) and El Rey. Diario de un Latin King (Barcelona, 2020). He has been co-editor of the journal Young (UK) and member of the editorial board of Nueva Antropología (México), Revista Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Niñez y Juventud (Colombia), Última Década (Chile), Mondi Migranti (Italia), Analise Social (Portugal), among others. He has been a consultant on youth policies for the United Nations and VP for Europe of the research committee “Sociology of Youth” of the International Sociological Association. Nowadays he is coordinator of the Youth and Society Research Network and Principal Investigator of the European Research Council project TRANSGANG.



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Carles Feixa Pàmpols
Professor of Anthropology

Department of Communication

Roc Boronat building (Poblenou campus)
Roc Boronat, 138
08018 Barcelona

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