Monthly Archives: October 2010

David Lidington …it is both morally wrong and contrary to the spirit of European co-operation…

“This injustice has continued for far too long, it is both morally wrong and contrary to the spirit of European co-operation that the lettori should still be denied rights. I shall press the Italian government to see justice is done” … Continue reading

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Mark Lazarowicz MP Joins the Fight for Justice for British Lecturers in Italy

   Mark LAZAROWICZ MP for Edinburgh North & Leith – Joins the Fight for Justice for British Lecturers in Italy – David Petrie, chairman of the Association of Foreign Lecturers in Italy has secured the support of his local MP, … Continue reading

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Press articles October 2010 English & Italian links

The Daily Telegraph … British lecturers in Italy win discrimination pay-out, 14 October 2010 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/expateducation/8059019/British-lecturers-in-Italy-win-discrimination-pay-out.html The Independent ….. British Lecturers win damages over promotion block, 8 October 2010 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/british-lecturers-wins-damages-over-promotion-block-2101627.html …. this story from the Press Association was reported in many … Continue reading

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Obituary Mrs Katherine Wells

Katherine Wells 23 February 1933 – 9 October 2010 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of a much loved and esteemed colleague, Mrs Katherine ‘Benita’ Wells who taught at the State University of Milan. Our … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Three British lecturers awarded €18,000 damages + interest + legal costs In Italian Supreme Court

Discrimination Based On Nationality in violation of EU law In a judgment of the Consiglio di Stato (Italy’s supreme court for administrative matters), three British lecturers David Petrie, Robert Hill and David Newbold have each been awarded €6,000 in damages + … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: BOLOGNA PROCESS Are British degrees worth less than Italian degrees?

Challenge to British Universities as Vice-Chancellors asked: Are your British degrees worth less than Italian degrees? Fifty-nine year old British chairman of ALLSI, the Association of Foreign Lecturers in Italy, David Petrie, who teaches at the University of Verona has … Continue reading

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The expat who took on Italy, The Daily Telegraph 27.9.10

“For nearly thirty years, foreign lecturers have been fighting against discrimination in Italian universities. Telegraph Expat meets David Petrie, the British expat who has made it his mission to lead the campaign.” By Leah Hyslop, The Daily Telegraph 27.9.10 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/expateducation/8019816/The-expat-who-took-on-Italy.html

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