Domenico Branca holds a PhD in social and cultural anthropology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He is a member of the research group “Antropologia i Història de la Construcció de les Identitats Socials i Polítiques” (AHCIPS) of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and of the research group “Ciutadanies” of the Institut Català d’Antropologia. He is currently a lecturer in Methodology of Anthropological Research at the University of Sassari. He has carried out ethnographic research in Sardinia, Northern Ireland and Peru. His main lines of research concern the study of ethnic and national identities, in particular in the Andean Aymara region of Puno (Peru), on anthropology of the territory and on urban anthropology. He has published several articles in scientific journals and his latest book is entitled “Identidad aymara en el Perú. Nación, vivencia y narración” (Lima, Editorial Horizonte, 2017).