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New regular column

January 11th, 2016 by Graham Attwell

I am delighted to say that Jose Luis Garcia Molina has agreed to write a new regular column for Wales Wide Web. His first contribution –Al paso del tiempo – can be found here. The column will be in Spanish language. Below is a short biography of Jose.

“En la actualidad, Profesor Colaborador Honorífico del Departamento de Psicología Social de la Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociología de la UCM,Madrid, ha formado parte de Grupos de Trabajo de la Comisión Europea, desde finales de 1980 hasta 2007, como representante y experto de la Administración española y ha participado en proyectos europeos (OCDE, UE,Fréref) en el área, sobre todo, de las políticas europeas y nacionales en educación y formación profesional. Es miembro de grupos de investigación (EGECO- Empleo, Género y Cohesión Social, SIPOSO. -Seminario de Intervención en Políticas Sociales) y sigue en la actualidad la evolución de las citadas políticas. Entre sus intereses complementarios, desarrolla  a escala local y autonómica una investigación sobre “los “usos sociales de la fotografía”: una re-evaluación del legado fotográfico de tres generaciones de fotógrafos (familia García) en el siglo XX (1910-2000)”.

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