F. Javier Murillo will present the results of the study on “The Bilingual Teaching Program in educational centers of the Community of Madrid seen by teachers and families of Getafe”

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On Wednesday the 8th of May, F. Javier Murillo, director of UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice, will present the main findings of the qualitative study  «Bilingual Teaching Programme in Schools of the Autonomous Community of Madrid from Teachers and Families of Getafe»
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Ideas and experiences exchange regarding different mechanisms of citizen participation and their role and effectiveness in democracy

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This morning, members of the UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice met with Janina Welp, Co-Director of the Latin American Zentrum ZUrich (LZZ), University of Zurich, together with the IMEDES and DEMOSPAZ University Institutes in order to exchange perceptions about the implementation of several mechanisms of citizen participation in different democracies around the world. The sharing of lessons learned in IMEDES’ Intercultural Intervention Project (ICI in Spanish), and the recent report "Sign to influence policy? Models and experiences of local citizens' initiative” with Janina Welp amongst its authors, have led to new interesting perceptions. You can read Janina’s report…
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International Conference “Towards an education that contributes to Social Justice”

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International Conference "Towards an education that contributes to Social Justice" F. Javier Murillo, Chairholder of the UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice, will give a lecture on the contributions of Social Justice on education at Universidad Libre de Colombia.http://www.unilibre.edu.co/bogota/ul/noticias/noticias-universitarias/4146-hacia-una-educacion-que-contribuya-a-la-justicia-social
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Meeting with Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize and Activist for Human Rights

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Meeting with Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize and Activist for Human Rights Yesterday an interesting informal meeting was held, with Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize and activist for Human Rights, at the La Corrala Cultural Center of the UAM.  We have been encouraged us to join the #StopKillerRobots campaign, due to the serious danger posed by the use of "killer robots" in armed conflicts, since their use implies the absence of human control in battle. In this meeting the UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice participated as a commitment to peace and the reproof of injustices, which adheres to…
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Conference: The anthropocene: the era of the global ecosocial crisis

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Conference: The anthropocene: the era of a global ecosocial crisis On Wednesday 10th of April, the Contemporary History Department of the Philosophy and Arts Faculty- Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, will be organising the conference "THE ANTHROPOCENE: the era of a global ecosocial crisis". Adrián Almazán, Doctor in Philosophy by Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, will impart this conference with the colaboration of Instituto Demospaz and Unesco Chair on Education for Social Justice.
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Open letter to young people fighting for the climate. Reflection after the International Strike against Climate Change

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On March 13 we met to put on the table, disseminate and critically argue the need for the strike for the climate of March 15, 2019. After a presentation of the Chair's project by Javier Murillo, in the interventions of Adrián Almazán and Jorge Riechmann raised the underlying reasons that, in this year 2019, make more urgent than ever a decisive action against climate change, and not only. Loss of biodiversity, shortage of materials, a suicidal economic model ... All of them elements that are part of our crisis. However, the protagonists of the day were the students. Not only…
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Conference – March 15 (15M): An international strike against Climate Change

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On Wednesday, March 13, the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice, of the UAM, in collaboration with the research group GinTRANS ^ 2, organizes the Conference entitled "March 15 (15M): An international strike against Change Climate". It will be held in the Conference Room of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the Autonomous University of Madrid. Program: 14.00-14.30: Presentation of the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice (F. Javier Murillo) 14.30-14.45: Why a climate strike? Perspectives of collapse and hopes for change: The Fridays for future movement (Adrián Almazán) 14.45-15.15: The Spanish youth stand up for the…
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10/10/18 – Human Rights and Culture of Peace in the seventieth anniversary: Seminar of Chairs and UNESCO Centers on Human Rights, Culture of Peace, Gender and Social Justice

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Seminar on Chairs and UNESCO Centers on Human Rights, Culture of Peace, Gender and Social Justice The UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice participated and collaborated with DEMOSPAZ in the organization of the Seminar of UNESCO Chairs and Centers on Human Rights, Culture of Peace, Gender and Social Justice that was developed at the University on October 10, 2018.To mark the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the objective of the Seminar is to take stock and exchange ideas and analysis on the main challenges and obstacles faced for the fulfillment of human…
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