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May
27

Prof. Petar Jandrić Joins GCAS Faculty and Is Appointed to Director of Research

It is an honor to have Prof. Petar Jandrić join GCAS’ faculty as we are organizing and creating a school to reclaim public research, learning and activism. Petar Jandrić (PhD) is tenured Senior Lecturer in e-Learning at the Polytechnic of Zagreb and visiting Associate Professor at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science. He […]

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May
27

Petar Jandrić’s Talk at the “Education for Democracy” Conference

Critical teaching as hacking the neoliberal agenda Professor Petar Jandrić    Introduction Dear friends, comrades, Maria, Creston, thank you a lot for inviting me to this exciting conference. I come from Croatia, fellow country from the Balkan peninsula, where things are very similar as here. Our people are poor, just like the Greek people are […]

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May
26

Update on GCAS’ Conference on Democracy and Education

Along with the University of Peloponnese & Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, The Global Center for Advanced Studies (GCAS) started the first day of a two day conference entitled, “Education for Democracy“ in which over 100 participants enjoyed listening to Professors Lois Weiner, and Petar Jandric discuss the details of how Neoliberalism has compromised the education […]

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May
25

From our President, Alain Badiou

Some words of the honorary President of the GCAS For this new year, and as a President of GCAS, I want recall to all our students and faculty that what is important is to keep in mind the very essence of our school: not to accumulate some knowledge for finding a place in the world […]

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May
23

“Democracy Rising” Update on Podemos.

The Global Center for Advanced Studies (GCAS) is excited to announce that 2 of Podemos’s 5 representatives to the European Parliament, Lola Sánchez and Estefania Torres Martinez will be presenting at our Democracy Rising conference in Athens, Greece (July 16-19).  We are honored. We will have updates on representatives from Sinn Féin (and other left parties in Ireland), Syriza (Greece),  Left […]

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May
20

Democracy Rising Participants Index

  GCAS—Democracy Rising Presenters Master Index May, 2015    We’ve had hundreds of submission and we are please to announce the final list. *Note: We are in the process of completing this list so it remains incomplete.   We would like to thank our sponsors. Sponsors: InforWar Productions, RedNotebook, Roar Magazine, Solidarity4All, The Jacobin Magazine, University of Primorska: […]

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May
16

The GCAS Deconstruction Serie Kicks Off

It was an honor to be part of the birth of GCAS’ Deconstruction Serie with Giovanni Tusa and Jean-Luc Nancy.  Many re-searchers joined the course and we are looking forward to engaging this challenging material.  Thank you to Giovanni and Jean-Luc for all your work.  

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May
16

The Vantage Point of Critique & Organization

According to Oxfam, next year, 80 people on our planet earth will own as much wealth as the rest of us 99%. In a time when facts are dismissed as “spin” this fact should not be so easily dismissed; indeed that this is our economic reality should not only make us pause but could be […]

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