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GCAS & the Uni. of Peloponnese Organize a Conference on Education & Democracy

Prof. Lois Weiner speaks about fighting Neoliberalism

Prof. Lois Weiner speaks about fighting Neoliberalism

The Global Center for Advanced Studies and the University of Peloponnese are excited to announce a conference we are organizing, “Reflecting on Education for a Democracy” to be held at the University of Athens, School of Law on May 26th.

The conference is free and open to the public

This conference will feature several prominent theorists from around the world who will be joined with leading Greek theorists and activists to discuss how to confront the neoliberal onslaught that is rapidly subverting democratic possibilities via the privatization of universities.

Featured Speakers:

Maria Nikolakaki (a leading educator in Greece)

Lois Weiner (professor & unionist-activist)

Dave Hill (a Marxist educator & professor)

Petar Jandric (a leading young professor from Croatia)

Creston Davis (founding director of GCAS)

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