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Eva Illouz © Susanne Shleyer
Eva Illouz © Susanne Shleyer
EVA ILLOUZ, JERUSALEM
Eva Illouz, born in 1961 in Fes, Morocco, studied sociology, communications science and literature in Paris, Jerusalem and Pennsylvania. She has been a full professor of sociology and anthropology at Hebrew University in Jerusalem since 2006. Her main research areas include the sociology of emotions, consumer society and media culture. Her much-discussed bestseller, “Why Love Hurts: A Sociological Explanation,” was published by Polity Press in 2012 (Warum Liebe weh tut. Eine soziologische Erklärung, Suhrkamp Verlag, 2011).