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VideoIEA International Seminar of Communicative and Cultural Memory
by Sandra Codo published Nov 05, 2013 last modified Sep 19, 2019 09:58 AM — filed under: , , ,
Throughout their studies, Jan and Aleida make a distinction between two types of memory: a communicative one, related to memories passed from one generation to another in an informal and daily way, usually by oral tradition, and a cultural one, referring to the collective memories of the past that have a symbolic character and that last through texts, images, rites, monuments and other mnemonic supports.
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VideoIEA Prosperity without Growth - A Good Life on a Finite Planet
by Richard Meckien published Dec 03, 2013 last modified Sep 19, 2019 09:59 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The way natural resources are being used by modern society due to the consumerism and the imperative of economic growth has been the theme of the conference held by economist Tim Jackson. The event also served to launch the Portuguese version of the book 'Prosperity without Growth - A Good Life on a Finite Planet', written by the economist.
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VideoIEA The Apartheid Archive: Racism, Memory and Belonging among South Africans in Australia
by Richard Meckien published Sep 15, 2014 last modified Sep 19, 2019 10:02 AM — filed under: ,
The seminar conducted by South African psychologist Christopher Sonn presented the Apartheid Archive Project, which seeks to expand the official story by including lifestories during the segregation regime in South Africa.
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VideoIEA Changing Global Environments
by Sandra Codo published Oct 31, 2014 last modified Sep 19, 2019 10:04 AM — filed under: , , ,
Presentation and analysis of the third edition of the World Report on Social Sciences, which seeks to understand the causes and consequences of global environmental change.
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VideoIEA Evolution and its Role in Science and Society
by Richard Meckien published Dec 04, 2014 last modified Sep 19, 2019 10:05 AM — filed under: , , ,
To characterize the role of evolution in science and society is the theme of the conference of biologist Tow Wensellers. Working with the so-called social insects (ants, bees and wasps), Wensellers discusses social evolution emphasizing the conflict of social groups.
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VideoIEA Darwin's Special Difficulty: Worker Insects
by Sandra Codo published Dec 04, 2014 last modified Sep 19, 2019 10:05 AM — filed under: , , ,
Lecture that honors the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth presents the exhibition of Francis Ratnieks, of Sussex University, UK. Ratnieks - expert on Evolution - discusses the problem of social insects to Darwin and his own research on the topic.
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VideoIEA Can History teach us Anything? 100 Years of the First World War - Panel 1
by Sandra Codo published Dec 08, 2014 last modified Sep 19, 2019 10:06 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Literatura, História e Histórias das Ideias: as análises de especialistas para explicar e entender o significado da Primeira Guerra Mundial.
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VideoIEA Can History teach us Anything? 100 Years of the First World War - Panel 2
by Sandra Codo published Dec 08, 2014 last modified Sep 19, 2019 10:06 AM — filed under: , , ,
Literatura, História e Histórias das Ideias: as análises de especialistas para explicar e entender o significado da Primeira Guerra Mundial.
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VideoIEA Recent Trends in American Policy: Democracy Abroad but Not at Home?
by Sandra Codo published Dec 08, 2014 last modified Sep 19, 2019 10:08 AM — filed under: ,
American historian Alexander Keyssar, from Harvard University, has delivered the conference "Recent Trends in American Policy: Democracy Abroad but Not at Home?", which analyzed the contradiction between American efforts to build democracy abroad and the simultaneous commitment to restrict popular participation and electoral institutions in the U.S.. The conference was held on November 8, 2006, in English.
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VideoIEA Memory, Memorials and the Future of Democracies (first day - opening)
by Richard Meckien published Dec 10, 2014 last modified Sep 19, 2019 10:09 AM — filed under: , ,
The purpose of this seminar is to present some recent contributions of research on the construction, consolidation and preservation of social memory and politics in many countries and Brazil.
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