Sonia Alvarez Leguizamón

Sonia Alvarez Leguizamón

Professor in Urban Anthropology / National University of Salta (UNSa), ARGENTINA

Sonia Alvarez Leguizamón has a PhD in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Sevilla, Spain. She was Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Director of the Masters Programme in Social Policy at the National University of Salta, Argentina.

Alvarez Leguizamón is chief researcher in development projects backed by national and international funding: CIUNSa (Research Council UNSa) CONICET (National Council for Scientific and Technical Research), AECI (Spanish Agency for International Cooperation) of CAROLINA, UNESCO and the Brazilian cooperation foundation. She has been working on issues related to CROP and CLACSO for the last 15 years and edited the second edition of CROP’s Glossary of Poverty.

Recent publications: 

  • "The 'fight against poverty' and  Human Development discourse in the context of International Cooperation for " development" in  Sonia Alvarez Leguizamon (comp.) Neo colonialism, capitalism and subaltern struggles.  Pro Historia, Rosario. 2015.
  • "Inequality and social policies: between OECD view and Neo colonialism and coloniality of the present" in collaboration with Aguilar and Vazquez in Alvarez Leguizamón (comp.) Neo colonialism, capitalism and subaltern struggles.  Pro Historia, Rosario. 2015.
  •  "Representations of poverty in the hegemonic press in Argentina: Clarín, La Nación and La Voz del Interior" in press: publishers Cimadamore and Chiquitos "Poverty, Language and Media in Latin America" POLAME project and CROP.



CROP News and Events

Organisational Changes at the CROP Secretariat

1 December 2018

The University of Bergen (UiB) and the International Science Council (ISC) have announced organisational changes at the CROP Secretariat.

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

December 2018

Forthcoming book by Andrew Fischer, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) and Zed Books

Problems and Options of Renewing Social Democracy

November 2018

CROP POVERTY BRIEF: By Olle Törnquist (Professor of Political Science and Development Research, University of Oslo)

News from CROPNET

SDG Conference Bergen

7-8 February 2019 | University of Bergen

re:thinking/re:working - Addressing the inequality of knowledge

CODESRIA 15th General Assembly

17-21 December, 2018 | Dakar, Senegal

EVENT: Africa and the Crisis of Globalisation.

Launch of International Science Council (ISC)

5 July (09.00-18.00 CEST)

LIVESTREAM: the founding of ISC will be celebrated with a Science Day.