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Judit Liwerant

Judit Liwerant is Full Professor at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She has headed the Graduate School in Political and Social Sciences along the last decade and is currently the Director and Editor of the Mexican Journal of Political and Social Sciences and co-editor of the Book Series Jewish Identities in a Changing World (Brill). She is a member of the Mexican Academy of Science and a member of the National Research System; her areas of interest are political theory; collective identities and globalization processes; contemporary Jewish identities; Jewish communities in Latin America. Her works include Reconsidering Israel- Diaspora Relations (edited with Eliezer Ben Rafael and Yosef Gorny, 2014); Belonging and Otherness. Jews of/in Latin America (Ed., 2011); Identities in an Era of Globalization and Multiculturalism (2008); Identity, Society and Politics (Sp). with Saúl Velasco, (2008); Community, Society and Politics. Pathways of Latin American Jews (Forthcoming). She has been visiting professor at international universities (among others, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales; McGill University; Arizona State University).