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Art and hacktivism in debate

by Richard Meckien — last modified May 21, 2013 11:17 AM

The intersections of artistic practices, hacking and economy are the theme of the meeting 'Interrupção em Rede: Repensando Oposições em Arte, Hacktivismo e Negócios da Rede Social' (Interruption Network: Rethinking Oppositions in Art, Hacktivism and Social Network Business), to be held at IEA on May 23 at 3.00 pm in the Event Room.

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Three new groups integrate the research structure of the IEA

by Richard Meckien — last modified Sep 20, 2013 09:12 AM

The IEA has two new research groups and a new study group. The proposals for their creation were approved in the last two meetings of the Board. ‘Quality of Democracy’ and ‘Fórum Permanente: Cultural System Between Public and Private’ are the new research groups while ‘Evolution of the Universities: Contemporary Challenges’ is the theme to be discussed by the new study group.

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German researchers talk about communicative and cultural memories

by Richard Meckien — last modified May 21, 2013 11:48 AM

Jan Assmann and Aleida Assmann, both professors at the University of Konstanz, Germany, will be the exhibitors of the international seminar Communicative and Cultural Memory, which will be held on May 15, at 7 pm, in the IEA'a Event Room.

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A French IAS: Collegium de Lyon

by Richard Meckien — last modified May 09, 2013 03:49 PM

A French Institute for Advanced Studies is the subject of the presentation of the institution's president, Olivier Faron, on May 10, at 2 pm, at IEA's Event Room.

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Rainforest Continent Business School project will be discussed at the Wilson Center

by Richard Meckien — last modified Apr 30, 2013 04:40 PM

A discussion on the Rainforest Continent Business School project will be held on May 15 at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, USA.

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A new institute for advanced study in the UK

by Richard Meckien — last modified Sep 30, 2015 12:28 PM

On April 11, Malcolm Press, Director of the University of Birmingham’s IAS, visited the IEA to talk about the first year of activities in his institute.

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2012 Institutional News

by Flávia Dourado — last modified Oct 04, 2015 08:03 PM

Several efforts were made to coordinate the academic activities of the IEA, such as the 2012-2017 Management Project, which includes the creation of four meta-curatorships: Commons, Glocal, Abstraction and Transformation.

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The IEA in 2012 and the outlook for the next two years

by Flávia Dourado — last modified Apr 17, 2015 02:59 PM

Martin Grossmann gave an account of what was achieved in 2012 to consolidate the 2012-2017 Management Project and offered an outlook of the future in the internal workshop IEA: Present and Future, held on December 12.

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2012 Books

by Flávia Dourado — last modified Oct 15, 2015 04:26 PM

Three research groups published books containing essays and research findings. The IEA sponsored the publication of two books organized by José Eli da Veiga.

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Videos of seminars and speechs - Special Rio+20

by Flávia Dourado — last modified Nov 16, 2015 08:36 AM

The IEA Online Media Library has several videos of events related to environmental and sustainability issues. The videos are listed below, arranged in six categories.

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Special Rio+20

by Flávia Dourado — last modified Oct 20, 2015 08:42 AM

IEA: 25 years of studies on environmental issues and sustainable development

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Special Rio+20 - Books

by Flávia Dourado — last modified May 14, 2013 05:35 PM

The digital books listed below were produced by the Research Group on Environmental Sciences. The first two refer to the 2005 and 2007 Regional Conferences on Global Change: South America. The third gathers contributions to the 2010 International Conference of the Waterlat Network.

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Dossiers of the 'Estudos Avançados' journal

by Flávia Dourado — last modified Apr 10, 2013 05:58 PM

The quarterly journal “Estudos Avançados”, launched in 1987, regularly publishes dossiers on environmental and sustainability issues, including deforestation and reforestation, climate change, biodiversity, bioenergy and water management. The table below shows the titles of the dossiers and links to their English versions.

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Environment in 2012

by Flávia Dourado — last modified Oct 09, 2015 12:26 PM

Rio+20, held in June, was an event that mobilized the IEA throughout the year. Among the results were the production of a book, the organization of several events, and the participation in USP-sponsored sustainability initiatives.

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International meeting discusses democracy in India and in Brazil

by Flávia Dourado — last modified Oct 09, 2015 12:46 PM

The differences in the democratic consolidation processes of India and Brazil and the similarities between the current realities of both countries were the main issues discussed at the meeting High Density Democracies: India and Brazil, organized by IEA on June 26.

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Human Rights in 2012

by Flávia Dourado — last modified Oct 09, 2015 12:39 PM

The UNESCO Chair in Education for Peace, Human Rights, Democracy and Tolerance, the Center for Studies of Violence (NEV) and USP's Maria Antonia University Center (CEUMA) organized a five-module debate cycle on Human Rights and Development.

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Estudos Avançados Journal in 2012

by Flávia Dourado — last modified Oct 09, 2015 12:29 PM

In December, with the release of issue no.76, the Estudos Avançados journal celebrated 25 years of uninterrupted publication.

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Research Groups in 2012-2013

by Flávia Dourado — last modified Oct 20, 2015 08:28 AM

Highlights of publications, events, and other activities of the Research Groups.

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Introducing the University of Birmingham's Institute of Advanced Studies: Development and Plans for the Future

by Flávia Dourado — last modified Apr 10, 2013 12:44 PM

Professor Malcolm Press, Director of the IAS, will give a presentation on the development of the institute in its first year of existence and plans for the future on April 11, at 15 pm, at the IEA-USP.

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Research group discusses the creation of a Rainforest Business School

by Richard Meckien — last modified Sep 28, 2015 08:05 AM

The project is aimed at training specialists in sustainable business in the Amazon, who should be able to harness the economic potential of the standing forest.

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New steps towards internationalization

by Flávia Dourado — last modified Mar 15, 2013 01:44 PM

IEA takes part in meeting with directors of Ubias. The event was held on March 4 to 6, at the Institute for Advanced Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, in Israel.

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A Cutting Edge Academy

by Flávia Dourado — last modified Mar 07, 2014 01:59 PM

On February 15th, economist Dapeng Cai and chemist Susumu Saito presented the Institute for Advanced Research (IAR) of Nagoya University and talked about the project to be developed in partnership with the IEA.

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New steps towards internationalization

by Richard Meckien — last modified Sep 23, 2013 01:38 PM

The IEA was present at the meeting of directors from University-Based Institutes for Advanced Study (UBIAS), the network that brings together 32 advanced research institutes affiliated with universities around the world. The encounter, which discussed the topic Shaping the Future: Navigating a Changing World, was held from March 4 to 6, at the Institute for Advanced Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, in Israel.

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2012 Specials Events

by Flávia Dourado — last modified Sep 12, 2015 09:59 AM

Four special events addressed issues pertaining to Brazil, Latin America, India, and the European Union.

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