Miquel Siguan#

Miquel Siguan
Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:1488
Membership type:(Foreign)
Main Country of Residence:SPAIN

Miquel Siguan passed away May 8, 2010.

Positions Held
  • Interruptred studies due to the Spanisch Civil War
  • Philosophy teacher at Santander 1943
  • Industrial psychology London School of Economics 1947
  • Ph.D.: "The Psychology of Love in the 12th Century Mysticism"
  • Joined Spanish Council for Scientific Research 1951
  • Co-founder of School of Psychology of Madrid University
  • Professor of Psychology at the University of Barcelona 1962
  • Director of Institute for Educational Sciences at the University of Barcelona 1969
  • Various UNESCO missions 1973- 1976
  • President of University Board 1983- 1984
  • Retired 1984
  • Stayed active scientist till his unexpected death May 8, 2010

Fields of Scholarship
  • Philosophy studies
  • Social psychology of work and organizations
  • Psychology
  • Language origin
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • History of psychology
  • Child language
  • Bilingualism in individual and in society
  • Languages in education
  • Sociolinguistics

Honours and Awards
  • Gold Medal of the City of Barcelona
  • Sant Jordi Cross
  • Honorary doctorates from the universities of Geneva, Pais Vasco, Sevilla and University Automa Barcelona
  • Compostela Prize
  • First President (Kiev) and later Honorary President of the LINGUAPAX program(UNESCO)

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