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Memories of Dubrovnik’s Global Citizen—Kathy Wilkes

Paul Flather ; University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Puni tekst: engleski pdf 127 Kb

str. 303-311

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This is a personal memoir about the life, work and courage of Professor Kathleen Wilkes, a Fellow in Philosophy for 30 years at St Hilda’s College, Oxford University. The article traces—and sets out to explain— particularly her links to Dubrovnik and Croatia and the Inter–University Centre since 1981, and supported strongly through the 1980s and even during the 1990s, remaining on-site during the cruel siege of the city when the IUC suffered a devastating fi re. Three key aspects of her life are explored—her work as a significant philosopher of science, her outstanding courage and work in defending academic freedom widely over the East Central European region, and her warm personality and generous friendship. This is why she can be regarded as Dubrovnik’s Global Citizen, the IUC was only too ready and willing to host this conference in her honour.

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Kathy Wilkes, Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, Oxford, St Hilda’s College

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