With the award of the Book and Reading Fund 2022, in the category of publishing collection, the International Institute of Philosophy and Social Studies (IIPSS) seeks to contribute to the public, social, political, and cultural discussion of the country through critical thinking.
Without East nor West, where do we stand to understand Afghanistan’s crisis? Interview with Rodrigo Karmy.
To talk about the Afghanistan crisis and try to understand what is happening today in the Middle East is quite complex but with the perspective of Rodrigo Karmy, the Universidad de Chile PhD in Philosophy, professor at the Centre for Arab Studies at the same university and researcher at the IIPSS. It is easier, not only because of his background, but also because of his invitation to question everything and to look beyond the East-West axis. But how would that look like?
PANDEMIC, FEMINISM AND THE CARE CRISIS – INTERVIEW WITH VALENTINA ÁLVAREZ (PART II).
The pandemic and the COVID-19 crisis have undoubtedly made visible and exposed the historical inequalities between men and women in terms of domestic work and care tasks. How can we understand the double role and exploitation experienced by women in the current crisis?
Marxism and Feminism: tension, misunderstanding or combination? – Interview with Valentina Álvarez (Part I).
Feminism and Marxism: two dichotomous theoretical currents? Why has a distance been established between these currents? For Valentina Álvarez, doctor in sociology, gender expert and researcher at the International Institute of Philosophy and Social Studies (IIPSS), this tension is related to a restricted interpretation of Marxist theory, which does not allow us to see the contributions made by the Marxist feminist perspective in current discussions.