angela bermudez velez

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Angela Bermudez is the principal investigator of the Center for Applied Ethics in Deusto University. She chairs the research group on Conflicts and Cultures of Peace. Her own research studies the role of history education in fostering or hindering a critical understanding of political violence, and thus, how it may contribute to peace building. She obtained her doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2008 where she investigated youth engagement in the discussion of social and political controversies. Prior to that, she worked in Colombia, where she was born and raised. For over a decade she worked in the field of democracy education, developing curriculum guidelines and teaching and assessment resources, training teachers, teaching youth, and doing research. Throughout the years she has been a consultant to various institutions, including the national Ministry of Education of Colombia, the Secretary of Education of Bogotá, the Organization of American States (OAS), the Organization of Iberoamerican States (OEI), and the Colombian Institute for the Promotion of Higher Education (ICFES). She has taught, among others, at the University of Deusto (Bilbao), Northeastern University (Boston), Harvard University (Cambridge), Javeriana University (Bogotá) and the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO, Buenos Aires).

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