Nicolás del Valle Orellana. Associate Programme Coordinator at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO (Santiago, Chile). B.A. Degree in Political Sciences, M.A. in Contemporary Thought, and Ph.D. candidate in Philosophy. Director of Pléyade, a journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Also, he is the editor of the books “La actualidad de la crítica” (IIPSS/Metales Pesados: Santiago Chile, 2015), “Transformaciones de la esfera pública en el Chile neoliberal” (RIL: Santiago Chile, 2018), and “Golpes a la memoria. Escritos sobre la posdictadura chilena” (IIPSS/TEGE: Barcelona, 2019).

He has been Guest Researcher at the Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut of the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Germany), Visiting Fellow at the School of Humanities and Languages of the University of New South Wales (Australia), Guest Professor in the Center for Arts Research (Argentina), and Visiting Scholar at the Lateinamerika Institut of the Freie Universität Berlin (Germany). In Chile, he was Director of the Centre for Political Analysis and Research, and Coordinator of the Globalization and Democracy Chair at the University of Diego Portales as well.

His research interests are in the field of Education, Philosophy and Social Sciences, particularly on human rights education and public uses of memory; communications, media pluralism and freedom of expression in public sphere; arts, heritage and cultural expressions. He has published articles and given talks on Politics, Philosophy, and Cultural Studies. Currently, he works at the Regional Bureau for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean of UNESCO.