Alejandro Baer Mieses

He has been Assistant Professor Doctor in the Department of Social Anthropology of the UCM and, from 2009 to 2011, Assistant Professor in the Chair of Sociology of Religion and Culture of the University of Bayreuth (Germany). He is currently Associated Professor of the Department of Sociology and Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota (USA). His recent works tackle the theory and methodology of research on social memory and collective identities, and in particular visual culture, commemorations and the transnationalization of the memory of the Holocaust. He has also worked on testimonies and oral history and on anti-Semitism in Spain.

Between his subjects of investigation and specialization they emphasize: the studies on the memory; studies on the Holocaust and Genocide; anti-Semitism; the globalization; the Sociology of the media; qualitative methods; and Audiovisual Sociology, among others.

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