Rodolfo Stavenhagen was a professor and researcher at the Colegio of Mexico and Universidad Nacional Autónoma of México. He was also President of the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO) and a member of the Directive Committee of the Latin American Council for Social Sciences (CLACSO). He passed away in Mexico in November 2016.
This article was originally published in the section “Multiculturalism and Cultural Rights” in the book “The Originary Peoples: a necessary debate”.
At the moment when this Newsletter edition was being prepared, the outstanding man of culture Rodolfo Stavenhagen died. He was an example of the bridges between Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean by his own personal history.
We thank the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO) and the Institute of Studies and Training of the Argentine Workers' Confederation (CTA), which have allowed us to publish the article "The multicultural planet", that is found within the section "Multiculturalism and cultural rights" of the book "The indigenous peoples: the necessary debate". Read paper