Yamile Socolovsky is Professor in Political Philosophy at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata(Argentina). She is the Director of the Resaerch and Capacity building Institute of CONADU and the International Secretary of its executive board.She is also the Training and Research Secretary of the Central de Trabajadores de Argentina.
Written by Yamile Socolovsky
Democracy 25 April 2020
“Intellectual property in times of Coronavirus”, by Yamile Socolovsky.
The measures taken by most governments to try to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic have been varied, and in some cases inadequate or too late. But almost everywhere in the world, cessation of face-to-face educational activities at all levels has been the rule.“Intellectual property in times of Coronavirus”, by Yamile Socolovsky.
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 26 September 2019
Right to authorship, by Yamile Socolovsky
Education International's decision to encourage discussion of an International Treaty concerning the exceptions and limitations to copyright for educational and research activities is both timely and necessary. The obstacles imposed on these activities by the excessively restrictive regulations in this area become remarkably difficult to overcome in the current context,...Right to authorship, by Yamile Socolovsky
Trade union rights are human rights 19 December 2018
#UDHR70 – “A banner of struggle for humanity”, by Yamile Socolovsky
On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it seems inevitable that we ask ourselves whether in the ensuing time we have succeeded in advancing its goals, or whether those principles have ended up being nothing more than a well-intentioned, but ultimately futile statement of a humanistic...#UDHR70 – “A banner of struggle for humanity”, by Yamile Socolovsky
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 July 2018
In Latin America, teachers and students champion the right to attend university, by Yamile Socolovsky
15 June marked the centenary of the university reform led by the student movement in Córdoba, Argentina. This pioneering reform paved the way for a democratic reconstruction of academic institutions that shook the entire region. The transformation of Latin American public universities became a permanent battleground between those who yearned...In Latin America, teachers and students champion the right to attend university, by Yamile Socolovsky
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 March 2018
#8March: Female leadership, strong unionism: a higher education perspective
In the past, women were rarely able to attend university. It was only in the 20th century that the growing number of women undertaking university courses began to significantly impact the demographics of graduates of higher education. However, much like in the workplace, the acceptance of women in higher education...#8March: Female leadership, strong unionism: a higher education perspective