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From Refugee Assistance to Freedom of Learning: the Strategic Vision of A. V. Hill, 1933–1964

Paul Weindling

in In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The founding of the Academic Assistance Council (AAC) in May 1933 was a rapid and constructive response to the Nazi threat to science and learning. Among the far-sighted academics involved was the ... More


Introduction1

Shula Marks

in In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The contributions to this collection were originally given at a conference held at the British Academy on 3–4 December 2008, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Academic ... More


In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Shula Marks, Paul Weindling, and Laura Wintour (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Established in the 1930s to rescue scientists and scholars from Nazi Europe, the Society for the Protection of Science and Learning (SPSL, founded in 1933 as the Academic Assistance Council and now ... More


‘Dedicated to Represent the True Spirit of the German Nation in the World’: Philipp Schwartz (1894–1977), Founder of the Notgemeinschaft

Gerald Kreft

in In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the importance of Philipp Schwartz's role in the establishment of the Notgemeinschaft outside Germany, his remarkable success in placing thirty refugee scholars in the new ... More


Eva and Esther

Lewis Elton

in In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents the story of how two women, the author's mother, Eva Ehrenberg, and the late Secretary of the Society for the Protection of Science and Learning, Esther Simpson, saved his life ... More


Competing perspectives on lifelong learning and their implications for people with learning difficulties

Sheila Riddell, Stephen Baron, and Alastair Wilson

in The Learning Society and people with learning difficulties

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342232
eISBN:
9781447303886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342232.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the ways in which learning difficulties are understood at the present time, demonstrating the inadequacy of explanations based solely on biological or social constructions. It ... More


Conclusion: Implications of different versions of the Learning Society for people with learning difficulties

Sheila Riddell, Stephen Baron, and Alastair Wilson

in The Learning Society and people with learning difficulties

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342232
eISBN:
9781447303886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342232.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers the extent to which the human-capital, social-capital, and social-control versions of a Learning Society are in evidence, and their implications for people with learning ... More


Networks, schooling and learning in adult life: interview evidence

John Field

in Social capital and lifelong learning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346551
eISBN:
9781447303374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346551.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter analyses empirical evidence on the connection between people's networks and both their informal and formal learning. It examines the findings of a field-based study of adult learning and ... More


Changing conceptions of lifelong education/learning

Peter Mayo

in Higher Education in a Globalising World: Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526140920
eISBN:
9781526146700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140937.00008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter focuses on the development of the concept from the expansive UNESCO notion of Lifelong Education (LLE) to the more economic oriented one of Lifelong Learning (LLL) as propounded by the ... More


Lifelong learning and the generation of human and social capital

Sheila Riddell and Elisabet Weedon (eds)

in Lifelong learning in Europe: Equity and efficiency in the balance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300137
eISBN:
9781447307709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300137.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter sets out the broad problematic of the book, which explores how lifelong learning is understood and enacted across Europe and how this is changing over time. Tensions between ... More


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