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    Dr Arturo Rodríguez Morató

Arturo Rodríguez Morató is Full Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Politics and Society at the University of Barcelona. Former Vice President for Research of the International Sociological Association (2006-2010) and Former President of its Research Committee on Sociology of the Arts (1998-2002). He was Director of the First ISA Forum of Sociology in 2008. He has been Visiting Scholar at the EHESS and the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme in Paris, at the New School for Social Research in New York, and at the University of Cambridge (UK).He has been Principal Investigator of several funded research projects within the Spanish National Plan of R+D+i. From 2015 to 2017 he has been Coordinator of the project CulturalBase and currently he coordinates UNCHARTED both projects funded by the EU H2020 Programme. He has published extensively on cultural policy, cultural occupations, urban culture and cultural sociology, in journals like European Urban and Regional Studies, International Sociologyor City, Culture & Society, among others. Lately he has co-edit a book on La Nueva Sociología de las Artes (Gedisa, 2017) and a special issue of the International Journal of Cultural Policy (24, 5, 2018)