ENCUENTRO VIRTUAL de CILAC sobre ciencia y política

August 18, 2021
Online event

¿Cuál es la importancia del diálogo entre conocimiento científico y decisión política? ¿Cómo se diferencian y complementan sus lógicas y abordajes?

Desde el Foro CILAC invitamos a panelistas reconocidos de la región a un encuentro virtual para abordar estas preguntas y ofrecer recomendaciones de acción para fomentar este diálogo en el marco de la Agenda 2030.

Participan Federico Burone (Director Regional del IDRC para América Latina y el Caribe), Guido Girardi (Senador de Chile) y Lidia Brito (Directora Regional de la Oficina de Ciencias de UNESCO para América Latina y el Caribe).

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Las Políticas de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (CTI) ante la crisis del COVID-19

August 3, 5 ,10 and 12, 2021
Online event

La Red Latinoamericana para el estudio de los Sistemas de Aprendizaje, Innovación y Construcción de Competencias (LALICS) y el Instituto Interdisciplinario para la Innovación de la Universidad de Talca invitan al ciclo de seminarios: Las Políticas de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (CTI) ante la crisis del COVID-19, a llevarse a cabo en agosto de 2021. El objetivo del ciclo de seminarios es reflexionar sobre el impacto de la actual crisis sanitaria asociada a la pandemia de COVID en las políticas de CTI, particularmente las interacciones de estas políticas con temas de salud, desigualdades, sustentabilidad, rol del Estado y gobernanza, y nuevos objetivos nacionales, así como la emergencia de nuevos actores y la construcción de un nuevo entramado de relaciones con viejos actores.

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14th CIFAS Summer School in Ethnographic Research Methods

July 19 to 30, 2021 – 7 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT time)
Online event

The Comitas Institute for Anthropological Study (CIFAS) is pleased to announce the 14th CIFAS Summer School in Ethnographic Research Methods. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this edition of the summer school will take place online.

The goal of the summer school is to offer training in the foundations and practice of ethnographic methods. The faculty works closely with participants to identify the required field methods needed to address their academic or professional needs. The summer school is suitable for graduate and undergraduate students in social sciences and other fields of study that use qualitative approaches (such as education, communication, cultural studies, health, social work, development studies, consumer behavior, among others), applied social scientists, professionals, and researchers who have an interest in learning more about ethnographic methods and their applications.

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Call for Applications to Participate in Virtual 6S Workshop (2021)

October 5, 2021
Online event

Apply by: July 30, 2021 VIA This form

Since its inception, the Social Studies of Science Student Section (6S) has hosted workshops and events during the annual meetings of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) designed to facilitate community among students and junior scholars of science studies, and further opportunities for collaboration.

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Networks of Philosophy, Philosophy of Networks: A virtual seminar with Randall Collins and Kevin Zollman

July 6, 2021 12 PM CET
Online Event

“There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that is to contradict other philosophers,” American philosopher William James famously wrote. The history of philosophy, with its high degree of conflict and individualism, seems to back up James’s claim. On the other hand, in recent years, philosophers – and humanists in general – have moved towards a more collaborative way of thinking about the world. Technological advancements and changes in research policy are equally responsible for these developments – although one may claim that collaboration in philosophy is as old as philosophy itself. Once the prerogative of natural sciences, research teams and labs have now colonized the humanities too, including philosophy. At the same time, as philosophy has grown more and more networked, networks have become the subject of philosophical investigation.

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