Festival Sud de Poesia 18-19 December 2015

The first edition of the Festival Sud de Poesia brings together distinguished and fresh voices in a unique long flow of two afternoons-evenings. Short and long poems, angry and joyful poems, interrogative, nostalgic, aporetic, enigmatic, evocative, boisterous, emancipatory, revolted and ironic poems will be read and develop their echo and ramifications within us.

Venue: […]

Conference Trajectories of Modernity 22-23 October 2015

Historical-comparative analysis used to be a key tool in the understanding of contemporary societies and their historical trajectories. Since the 1970s, however, work in this area was increasingly exposed to both intellectual and political criticism. The emphasis placed on human agency and on the capacity for creative interpretation challenged prior assumptions about the […]

Seminar Peter Wagner 10/2/2015

Seminar on the concept of Progress and Modernity. Peter Wagner presented his new book, coming soon, on the concept of progress. À. Lorena Fuster Peiró and Aurea Mota were the discussants of his presentation.

Seminar Bo Strath 17/2/2015

Seminar with Bo Strath on Capitalism and the concept of “reform”. Rommy Morales and Peter Wagner were the discussants of his paper.

Seminar Luc Boltanski and Arnaud Esquerre 24/2/2015

 

Seminar with Luc Boltanski and Arnaud Esquerre on their ongoing work on the economy of enrichment. Beatriz Silva was the discussant of their paper.

 

Seminar Axel Honneth 27/1/2015

Seminar with Axel Honneth on his last book “Freedom’s Right: The Social Foundations of Democratic Life”. Gerard Rosich and Samuel Sadian were the discussants of his work.

The Barcelona Debate 2015 - Wield the Word. January-March 2015 at CCCB coorganized by TRAMOD

Do we need new words to describe the world? Are the traditional concepts of politics still helpful for understanding the conditions in which we live and act? Are they of any use in explaining the multiplicity of forces, problems and dreams that shape collective life? The erosion of old ways of going about […]

Seminar Claudio Pinheiro Tagore in Brazil 3/12/2014

Claudio Pinheiro Tagore in Brazil 03/12/2014

Where: Meeting Room of the Dept. of Sociological Theory at the Facultat d’Economia i Empresa 11h

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Seminar Claudio Pinheiro Brics and the Sociological Imagination 27/11/2015

Claudio Pinheiro BRICS and the sociological imagination 27/11/2014

Where: Meeting Room of the Dept. of Sociological Theory at the Facultat d’Economia i Empresa 11h

See http://www.sephis.org/

Joint workshop PRODEP/TRAMOD 24-26 September 2014 at Belo Horizonte

The research group Projeto Democracia Participativa (PRODEP) led by professor Leonardo Avritzer at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and the TRAMOD project will organise together at Belo Horizonte, Brazil, the international workshop entitled ‘Conflitos, Democracia e Mudança Social: Maneiras de pensar o Brasil contemporâneo’, which aims at bringing together different interpretations that help us think […]