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Montserrat Guibernau

London (United Kingdom)

Montserrat Guibernau

Professor of Political Science

Born in Vilanova i la Geltrú in 1960, Montserrat Guibernau has a PhD in Social and Political Theory from Cambridge University and is Professor of Political Science at Queen Mary University of London. She has taught in the universities of Barcelona, Cambridge and Warwick as well as the Open University, is a Senior Fellow at the Cañada Blanch Centre of the London School of Economics, and has held visiting positions at several academic institutions including the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

Her research is mainly concerned with questions of nationalism, governance of plurinational democracies, globalisation, citizenship and the European identity, while her areas of interest include Catalonia, Scotland, Quebec, Northern Ireland and Veneto.

Notable among the books she has published are:

  • Belonging: Solidarity and Division in Modern Societies (2013)
  • The Ethnicity Reader: Nationalism, Multiculturalism and Migration (2010).
  • The Identity of Nations (2007).
  • Governing European Diversity (2001).
  • Nations without States: Political Communities in a Global Age (1999)

[Last update: May 2015]

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