[xmca] ISCAR, XMCA, and your burning issues

From: Mike Cole (lchcmike@gmail.com)
Date: Fri Sep 09 2005 - 19:40:24 PDT

Dear Colleagues--
 A number of us will be going to Sevilla, Spain at the end of next week for
an historic
meeting that brings together two overlapping groups of scholars who study
nature as the emergent outcome of biological, cultural-historical, and
social "factors."
 The variety of talks and symposia is impressive, as is the variety of
national traditions
being represented.
 You-all have been reading and commenting on many aspects of
socio-cultural-historical activity
theories of human development as subscribers to this distributed
 Whether you are planning to be in Sevilla or not, I think everyone would be
interested in what questions
you think need most urgent attention. What accomplishments you think most
need highlighting. What
measures can be taken to give voice to the diversity of interests, views,
and needs of you and your
 Might you pose questions and comments that others of us can take with us
and, upon return, respond to?
 I doubt if I am the only one who feels priveleged to be able to make this
trip. What, other than a lot of jet-lag,
might make it worth the time and effort?
 PS-- If you have not done so, check out the "clustermap" at the bottom of
the xmca web page. It is, to me,
an interesting representation of the international nature of this odd
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