Breno Bringel He is a professor at the Institute of Social and Political Studies of the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (iesp-uerj), where he coordinated the Doctoral Program in Sociology. He has published extensively on his lines of research: social movements, transnational activism and Latin American thought. Active member of the International Sociological Association, where he was President of the Research Committee "Social Classes and Social Movements" (isa rc-47). Editor of Open Movements, publication that is part of Open Democracy ( His most recent publication is Critical Geopolitics and Regional (Re) Configurations (Routledge, 2019). He is currently a member of the steering committee of the Latin American Sociological Association (at).