Mario Novelli

Dr. Mario Novelli is Senior Lecturer in International Education and Development at the University   of Sussex in the Centre for International Education (CIE) since September 2010. Before that he worked at the University of Amsterdam and the University of Bristol, across the disciplines of Education, International development, Geography and Politics. His work explores the relationship between Globalisation, Education and International Development. Within this field he is particularly interested in three major areas: Education and Conflict, Education & Labour Movements and the Global Governance of Education and Development. Dr. Mario Novelli worked with the University of Amsterdam as the coordinator of the IS Academie from 2006-2010.


Selected publications

Verger, Antoni and Novelli, Mario, eds. (2012) Campaigning for `education for all’: histories, strategies and outcomes of transnational social movements in education. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam. ISBN 9789460918780

Verger, Antoni, Novelli, Mario and Altinyelken, Hülya K, eds. (2012) Global education policy and international development: new agendas, issues and policies. Continuum, London. ISBN 9781441169839

Novelli, Mario (2011) Thinking through transnational solidarity: The case of SINTREAMCALI in Colombia. In: Global Restructuring, Labour and the Challenges for Transnational Solidarity. Rethinking Globalizations (25). Routledge, Oxon & NY, pp. 147-162. ISBN 978-0415580830

Novelli, Mario (2011) Are we all soldiers now? The Dangers of the Securitization of Education and Conflict. In: Educating children in conflict zones: research, policy, and practice for systemic change: a tribute to Jackie Kirk. International Perspectives on Education Reform Series . Teachers College Press, New York, pp. 49-66. ISBN 978-0807752432

Novelli, Mario (2010) Learning to win: Exploring knowledge and strategy development in anti-privatisation struggles in Colombia. In: Learning from the Ground Up: Global Perspectives on Social Movements and Knowledge Production. Palgrave Macmillan, New York, pp. 121-138. ISBN 978-0230621039

Novelli, Mario (2010) The new geopolitics of educational aid: From Cold Wars to Holy Wars? International Journal of Educational Development, 30 (5). pp. 453-459. ISSN 0738-0593

Novelli, Mario (2010) Education, Conflict & Social (in)Justice: insights from Colombia. Educational Review, 62 (3). pp. 271-285. ISSN 0013-1911

Novelli, Mario (2010) Political Violence against Education Sector Aid Workers in Conflict Zones: A preliminary investigation into the possible link between attacks and the increased merging of security and development policy. In: Protecting Education From Attack: A-State-of-the-Art-Review. UNESCO, Paris, pp. 71-98. ISBN 978-92-3-104152-5

Lopes-Cardozo, Mieke TA and Novelli, Mario (2010) Dutch aid to education and conflict. UNESCO.

Novelli, Mario and Ferus-Comelo, Anibel, eds. (2010) Globalization, Knowledge and Labour: Education for Solidarity within Spaces of Resistance. Rethinking Globalizations . Routledge, London & NY. ISBN 978-0415436632

Novelli, Mario (2009) Colombia’s Classroom Wars: Political Violence against Education Sector Trade Unions in Colombia. Education International, Brussels. ISBN 978-92-95089-02-0

Novelli, Mario (2009) New perspectives: globalisation, education and violent conflict – in memory of Jackie Kirk. Globalisation, Societies and Education, 7 (4). pp. 379-382. ISSN 1476-7724

Novelli, Mario (2009) Political violence against teachers in Colombia: Opportunities for change in the midst of conflict? In: Opportunities for change: education innovation and reform during and after conflict. Education in emergencies and reconstruction . UNESCO, International institute for educational planning, Paris, pp. 189-200. ISBN 978-92-803-1328-4

Novelli, Mario and Lopes Cardozo, Mieke T.A. (2008) Conflict, education and the global south: New critical directions. International Journal of Educational Development, 28 (4). pp. 473-488. ISSN 0738-0593

Robertson, Susan, Novelli, Mario, Dale, Roger, Tikly, Leon, Dachi, Hillary and Alphonce, Ndibelema (2007) Globalisation, education and development : ideas, actors and dynamics. Researching the Issues vol 68, 2 . DFID. ISBN 9781861928702


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