Antonio Calleja-López

Director general at Franquicias Franco Españolas


Antonio Calleja-López holds a PhD in Sociology (University of Exeter), a D.E.A. in Philosophy (University of Seville) and a M.A. in Political Science (Arizona State University). Antonio studies the multiple connections between technology, politics, and society, from the platformization of social movements, the public sphere, political parties and States to the construction and sociotechnical governance of data and digital infrastructures. His work combines academic research, technological development, social innovation and political action. He is the coordinator of the Technopolitics research unit of the Communication Networks and Social Change group at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute of the Open University of Catalonia. He has participated in numerous national and international projects, and is currently engaged in several, such as D2, Outonomy, Vector, Datapolitik, and Decidim, of which he is one of the cofounders. A Fullbright scholar, he has studied in different centers and universities, among them the Center for Science, Policy and Outcomes and the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University, the Colorado School of Mines, the University of Exeter, the University of Seville and the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute of the Open University of Catalonia.
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