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Eva Illouz // Festivalrede

In the organizer's words:

The French-Israeli sociologist Eva Illouz is head of the study program
at the renowned School of Social Sciences in Paris (EHESS) and holds the Rose Isaac Chair of Sociology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Since the Hamas terror attack on Israel, Illouz has written several highly acclaimed debate articles in which she critically examines the role of the left, identity politics, the future of Israeli society and the impact of Hamas' atrocities. At the opening of the asphalt Festival 2024, Eva Illouz will give a speech on the topic of "October 7 and the limits of criticism". The star sociologist is the author of 15 books that have been translated into 25 languages. She has made extensive contributions to the sociology of
emotions, gender, culture and capitalism.
Her works such as "The consumption of romance" and "Why love hurts"
have had a significant influence on research and often end up
the bestseller lists. She has received numerous international
international prizes for her research. In addition to her scientific
work, she writes regularly for Le Monde, Der SPIEGEL, Die ZEIT and Ha'aretz.

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