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historian , sociologist , association football player

Julio Godio was an Argentine sociologist.


GODIO, JULIO FELIX was born on January 8, 1939 in La Plata, Argentina.


Universidad Nacional de la Plata, Ph Filosofia. Spoken languages: Spanish, English.


Born at La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, he was elected president of the students' union of the University of La Plata in 1958. Very much related with the labor movement (in Argentina and Latin America), Julio Godio was an official of ILO-ACTRAV, and worked actively with the Friedrich Ebert Seitung, ICFTU-ORIT, IMF, BWI, UNI, etc. He wrote important books and publications about the labor movement, among them: The Tragic Week, History of the Argentine Labor Movement (1878–2000), History of the Latin American Labor Movement, The MERCOSUR, The workers and the FTAA, etc.

He also served as Chairman of the World of Labor Institute.


Member: El movimiento obrero Latinamericano 18801980, (3 vol). Sindicolismo у politica en America Latino, 83. Reflexiones sobre el sindicalismo, 91.


  • Other Interests

    Sociology of labor, collective bargaining, productivity and new technologies.