Round Table #05

Social-Cultural-Historical Approaches to Social Change
06 Nov, 2019

Theme:

Social-Cultural-Historical Approaches to Social Change

⭐️Fernanda Liberali (Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo PUC-SP, Brazil)

Fernanda is a teacher educator, researcher, and professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, in the Department of English, in the Program of Postgraduate Studies in Applied Linguistics and Language Studies and in the Post Graduate Program in Education: Education of Educators. She holds a degree in Languages from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, a Master and a Doctorate degree in Applied Linguistics and Language Studies from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, and two postdoctoral degrees from the University of Helsinki and from the Berlin Freie Universität.

⭐️Manolis Dafermos (University of Crete, Greece)

Manolis Dafermos is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Crete (Greece), where he is especially concerned with epistemology of psychology. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Lomonosov Moscow State University (former URSS). His interests include Cultural-Historical Psychology, critical psychology, the history of psychology, and methodological and epistemological issues in the social sciences. He proposes that dialectics may serve as a way of conceptualizing human development in terms of a drama.

⭐️Adolfo Tanzi Neto (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Professor Adolfo Tanzi Neto has a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics and Language Studies by the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo with an internship at Oxford University. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Department of Anglo-German Language Studies, and through his academic life, he has focused his studies on the social school architectonic and linguistic mobility to research different teaching-learning environments based on Bakhtin, Blommaert, Vygotsky and Bernstein's studies.