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Notes on Contributors Daniel Bensaïd was a leading activist during the May 1968 events in France and at the time, he was a student at Nanterre and a member of the Trotskyist grouping, Communist Revolutionary Youth. Until his death on 12th January 2010, he was Professor of philosophy at Université Paris VIII and recognised as a major intellectual and activist on the French Left. He authored 28 books and his recent work includes Marx, mode d’emploi (La Découverte 2009), Prenons parti pour un socialisme du XXIe siècle (Mille et Une Nuits 2009) and Démocratie dans quel état (co-authored) (La Fabrique 2009). Claire Brewster is a lecturer in Latin American history at Newcastle University. She is a member of the Society of Latin American Studies and the Newcastle-based Americas Research Group. Her publications related to this research include Responding to Crisis in Contemporary Mexico (University of Arizona Press 2005); (with Keith Brewster) Representing the Nation: Sport, Control, Contestation and the Mexican Olympics (Routledge 2009); and ‘Changing impressions of Mexico for the 1968 Games’ in Reflections on Mexico ’68, ed. K. Brewster (Wiley-Blackwell 2010). Timothy S. Brown is Assistant Professor of History at Northeastern University and a member of the Boston German History Workshop. He is the author of Weimar Radicals: Nazis and Communists between Authenticity and Performance (Berghahn 2009). Other recent publications include ‘1968 Performance in East and West: Divided Germany as a Case Study in Transnational History’ (American Historical Review, February 2009), and ‘Music as a...
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