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International recognition for Sussex sociologist

Prof Jennifer Platt

The University of Gent in Belgium has awarded the Sarton medal of the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences for 2012-13 to Emeritus Professor Jennifer Platt, a Sussex sociologist.

Dr George Sarton (1884-1956), who is considered the founding father of the history of sciences, was a Gent alumnus.

As Sarton medal holder, in March 2013 Professor Platt will give a lecture at Gent about the history and philosophy of sociology.


Posted on behalf of: Department of Sociology
Last updated: Wednesday, 25 April 2012

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