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Daily Archives: January 17th, 2010

Daniel Bensaid

DANIEL BENSAID – MEMORIAL MEETINGS

Activist-academics Gilbert Achcar, Stathis Kouvelakis and Alex Callinicos are among the speakers invited to address the memorial meeting for Daniel Bensaïd. The gathering on Tuesday 9 February will celebrate the life of France’s most famous Marxist intellectual, who played a global role in leading the Fourth International and influencing a wide range of other Marxists. The meeting will start at 7.30pm in the University of London Union on Malet Street, WC1H.

For more information about the memorial meetings, or to send messages to them, please email bensaid.memorial@ecosocialism.org

Paris meeting: Tribute in the Mutalité in Paris on Sunday 24th January from 2.30pm to 6pm.

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Taiwan

Taiwan Journal of Sociology of Education

Vol. 9 No. 2, December 2009

Contents

Research Papers

The Model for the Transformation of Teacher Role: A Process with the Teacher Agency as a Pivot, Ding-Ying Guo (pp.1-36)

A Study on the Primary School Teachers Perception on Their Social Status and Professional Identity: A Case Study of Central Taiwan, Yen-Chao Huang, Fwu-Yuan Weng (pp.37-78)

Disentangle the Effects of Family Structure on Kids Dropping out of School: A Meta-Analytical Study, Simon Chang, Hung-Yu Lin (pp.79-113)

College Students’ Attitudes Toward LGBT Issues: An Investigation at a University of Education, Te-Sheng Chang, Tsai-Wei Wang (pp.115-150)

Taiwan Association for the Sociology of Education

Website: http://140.133.8.162/social/English/html/engindex.html

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Susan George

BREAKING OUT FROM CRISIS INTO A GREEN AND JUST WORLD

Susan George

‘THE GLOBALISATION LECTURES’
Organised by the Department of Development Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
Convenor: Prof. Gilbert Achcar, 2009-2010

Wednesday 20 January, 6:30pm
SOAS, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Dr. Susan George is an internationally known scholar-activist and “alter-globalist”; the author of a dozen widely translated books; honorary president of ATTAC-France, an organisation that campaigns for international taxation and other alternatives to neoliberal globalisation. She is Board President of the Transnational Institute (TNI), an international fellowship of scholar-activists with headquarters in Amsterdam that carries out cutting-edge analysis on critical global issues, builds alliances with grassroots social movements and develops proposals for a more sustainable and just world.

Webpage: http://www.tni.org/users/susan-george

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