| Atilio Boron|
| July 1, 1943 (1943-07-01) Buenos Aires - Argentine|
Empire and Imperialism: A Critical Reading of Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri
Francisco Fernandez Buey, Julio Cesar Gambina, Nestor Kohan, Alvaro Garcia Linera, Antonio Negri
Atilio Boron Wikipedia
Atilio Boron is an Argentine sociologist.
Atilio Boron received a PhD from Harvard University.
He worked as a Professor of Political Science at the Latin American Social Sciences Institute and at the University of Buenos Aires. He also served as Secretary General of CLACSO, an academic umbrella body for Latin America. In 2005, he signed the World Social Forum's Porto Alegre Manifesto.
At the Transnational Institute, he serves as Director of the Latin American Programme of Distance Education for Buenos Aires, Argentina, and a collaborator of the New Politics project. He also serves as director of the Center for European and Latin American Research in Buenos Aires. He also writes a column in a national Argentinian newspaper.
He has called the United States a "terrorist threat to world peace". He has also been critical of Israel. He has voiced his disapproval of the American handling of Julian Assange. Boron has also accused Barack Obama of ordering the murder of Muammar Gaddafi.
In 2009 he received the International José Martí Prize from UNESCO for his contribution to integration of Latin American and Caribbean countries
He blogs at http://www.atilioboron.com.ar/