Manuel Delgado Ruiz

Manuel Delgado in 2012. Manuel Delgado Ruiz (b. Barcelona, 1956) is a Catalan anthropologist.

He graduated from the University of Barcelona with a degree in Art History and later obtained a doctorate in anthropology there. He continued his graduate studies at the Religious Sciences department of the École Pratique des Hautes Études at the Sorbonne. Since 1986, he has been Professor of Religious Anthropology in the Department of Social Anthropology at his alma mater.

He was the editor of the "Biblioteca del Ciudadano" (Citizen's Library) at Ediciones Bellaterra and the "Breus Classics d'Antropologia" series at Editorial Icaria. He served as a member of the management committee for the journal ''Quaderns de l´ICA'' and currently sits on the managing board of the ''Institut Català d'Antropologia''. He is also involved in political issues, serving as speaker of the "Study Commission on Immigration" in the Parliament of Catalonia. Religious and ritual violence has been one of his particular areas of interest, as well as the apportioning of public space and the construction of collective identities in an urban context. Provided by Wikipedia
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