Symposium on democracy and inequalities will take place in Berlin

Symposium on democracy and inequalities will take place in Berlin At the Ibero-American Institute, on February 13, the Symposium ‘The Challenges of Chile: Democracy and Inequality’ will take place. This instance will open a dialogue on the analysis of public protest, social movements, social coexistence and democracy in contemporary Chile. For the occasion, Dr. Hernán Cuevas Valenzuela, president of the International Institute for Philosophy and Social Studies (IIPSS) and professor…

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Micro-biographies and memory studies in Chile: Methodological observations from the social research

(31.07.17). The article “Microbiografías y estudios de memoria en Chile: Observaciones metodológicas desde la investigación social”, written by Damián Gálvez González and Nicolás Del Valle, was published by Cultura, Hombre, Sociedad, Vol. 27, n. 1 (2017): páginas 159-181  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7770/cuhso-V27N1-art1091  This article introduces the micro-biography as a research technique for the study of social memory. Based on methodological observations made in a study of human rights violations in the town of Paine,…

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Coloquio de teoría crítica “Violencia, política y acontecimiento” en Valparaíso

(2.5.2017). El Coloquio Internacional de Teoría Crítica “Violencia, política y acontecimiento” se realizará los días 2, 3 y 4 de mayo en la ciudad de Valparaíso. Contará con la participación especial de invitados nacionales e internacionales para discutir sobre política en el mundo contemporáneo. Entre los conferencistas internacionales: Antonio Negri, Alberto Toscano, Jacques Lezra, José María Ripalda, Marco Rampazzo , Erin Graff, Ericson Falabretti, Francisco Bocca, entre otros. http://www.elmostrador.cl/cultura/2017/05/02/coloquio-de-teoria-critica-violencia-politica-y-acontecimiento-en-valparaiso/

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Third seminar of pluralism and media in Chile

Third seminar on pluralism and media in Chile On October 25 the third seminar on pluralism and media in Chile organized by the Universidad Alberto Hurtado and the Universidad Mayor took place. In this occasion, focused on the challenges for the democratization of communications in the country, IIPSS researchers, Nicolás del Valle and Bastián González-Bustamante, presented a working progress research paper entitled “Media pluralism and public opinion in digital written…

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The Ends of Democracy: International Conference in Brazil

The Ends of Democracy: Populist Strategies, Skepticism about Democracy, and the Quest for Popular Sovereignty November 7-9, 2017 SESC Unidade Pompeia São Paulo, Brazil The rise of populist movements in recent years raises questions about the challenges for liberal democracy and its basic institutional forms. For instance, what are “the ends” of democracy in a double sense: what are the ends of democracy, that is, its purposes and promises, but…

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