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Àngel Belzunegui

  • Director of the URV Chair for Social Inclusion

Àngel Belzunegui

Àngel Belzunegui Eraso is the director of the Chair for Social Inclusion and lecturer in Sociology at the URV. The Chair is the first of its kind to be set up in a Catalan university. It is an instrument of social innovation that studies the relationships between university and society, it is eminently practical and it generates specific knowledge on the processes of social inclusion/exclusion that affect individuals and social groups.

A specialist in the sociology of social change and research methodology, Àngel Belzunegui is the coordinator of the Social & Business Research Laboratory (SBRlab), an interuniversity and interdisciplinary research group that straddles sociology, economics and law. He is a visiting lecturer at the University of Rennes2, the University of Montpellier and the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). He is also a founding member of the URV's Centre of Social Conflicts (CECOS).

He has coordinated research projects on living conditions, poverty and the processes of social inclusion and exclusion of vulnerable groups. Among his European research projects are Expéditions, Internet: Creatively Unveiling Discrimination and l'Encyclopédie des Migrants.

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