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Rosa Bruno-Jofré Delivers Keynote at Cambridge Conference to Celebrate 100 Years of Dewey's Democracy

Rosa Bruno-JofreDr. Rosa Bruno-Jofré recently delivered a keynote speech at the conference entitled Dewey’s Democracy and Education: 100 Years on; Past, Presence, and Future Relevance, organized by University of Cambridge Faculty of Education and Homerton College, University of Cambridge, Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain, and British History of Education Society.

Her keynote was entitled Localizing Dewey’s Notions of Democracy and Education: a longue durée journey across historical configurations in Latin America. Invited as a historian of education with background in philosophy and work on Dewey, Bruno-Jofré intertwined the historical context of reception with epistemological gaps in the reading and application of Dewey’s ideas.

The conference involved Dewey’s specialists, a combination of philosophers, historians, educators, invited teachers, doctoral students, from more than twenty countries.

Congratulations Rosa!

Rosa speaking at the conference