Margarita Palacios

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Margarita Palacios (PhD New School for Social Research, New York, 2004), is a Chilean social theorist teaching at the Department of Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London. She is the author of Fantasy and Political Violence:The Meaning of Anti-Communism in Chile (VS Research, Wiesbaden, 2009) and Radical Sociality: Studies on Disobedience, Violence and Belonging (Palgrave, 2013). She is currently writing her third monograph The Flesh of the Social: Aesthetics, White Innocence and the Political, where she brings forward her more recent research on the study of affect, materiality and racialization.  

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