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Eva Illouz

Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

(Fez, Morocco, 1961). Eva Illouz is professor of Sociology and Anthropology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She has also taught at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris and at Princeton University. Her main research areas cover the history of emotional life, critical theory applied to art and popular culture, the moral significance of modernity, and the impact of capitalism on the cultural sphere and private life. Her most recent works published in English are Consuming the Romantic Utopia: Love and the Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism (University of California Press, 1997), Cold Intimacies: The Making of Emotional Capitalism (Polity Press, 2007), Saving the Modern Soul. Therapy, Emotions, and the Culture of Self-Help (University of California Press, 2008), and Why love hurts: a sociological explanation (Polity Press, 2012).

Update: 22 May 2014

Publications

Has participated in

Enter Forum 2014

1st. International Internet Privacy Forum

Love, reason, irony

Lecture by Eva Illouz

The Future of the Soul

Lecture by Eva Illouz

Crisis Culture