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 […]

Turn the Crisis Upside Down_12-14 June 2013

Two artists and two poets, from South Africa and from Greece, come together in order to show that new ways of thinking and ‘talking about’ the crisis are available. The radical imagination each of their works unleashes places a demand on us to act differently while situating ourselves in a historical context. The […]

Joint workshop on Global development and trajectories of modernity 27-28 May 2013 Barcelona

The Global Development: the Role of Transnational Elites project and TRAMOD project have held together a workshop at the University of Barcelona 27-28 May 2013. The workshop, entitled ‘Global development and trajectories of modernity’, has focused on ways of exploring the dynamics of world-historical transformations over the past two centuries, using comparative regional analyses to […]

Joint workshop PARI/TRAMOD 14-15 May 2013 at Johannesburg

The Public Affairs Research Institut (PARI) at Johannesburg and TRAMOD project at the University of Barcelona have held together at PARI in Johannesburgh 13-15 May 2013. The workshop, entitled ‘The Trajectories of South African Modernity: Recent Past and Near Future’, has focused on the status of modernity in South Africa, as seen from within […]

Trajectories of Modernity 10-11 March 2011

The workshop aims at advancing the analysis of the contemporary plurality of societal self-understandings and related institutional structures of polities in the current global context. It will analyze these self-understandings against the background of the historical trajectories – as sequences of socio-political transformations – of those societies. The analysis of […]