Francisco Durán del Fierro is a PhD candidate at UCL Social Research Institute (IOE). His PhD thesis analyses the ethical dimension of critique in Chilean universities through the lens of the genealogy of ethics. His work is in the fields of sociology of knowledge, science, and higher education; social theory; political sociology; and policy sociology.

December 17, 2021


Death or glory?

New forms of fascism haunt Chile’s presidential election

In October 2019, a proposed thirty peso hike in public transport fares triggered protests in Santiago that spread to other major cities across the country, denouncing the country’s economic infrastructure with the slogan, “It’s not thirty pesos, it’s thirty years.” Chileans…