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Maria Sibylla Merian Centre Conviviality-Inequality in Latin America

Maria Sibylla Merian Centre Conviviality-Inequality in Latin America The Mecila – Maria Sibylla Merian International Centre for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences Conviviality-Inequality in Latin America examines past and present forms of social, political, and cultural conviviality in Latin America and the Caribbean. It employs conviviality as an analytical concept to describe ways of …

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Evaluation Panel unanimously reccomends the establishment of Mecila

Evaluation Panel unanimously reccomends the establishment of Mecila From September 2 to 4, Mecila received in São Paulo an international commission of eleven members, including academics and observers, to evaluate the development of the Center during its first two years of operation and its proposal for the next six years. After inspecting Mecila’s physical facilities …

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Event: “From Socionatures to Humanoid Robots: Transdisciplinary Perspectives on the Relations between Humans and Non-Humans”

Event: “From Socionatures to Humanoid Robots: Transdisciplinary Perspectives on the Relations between Humans and Non-Humans” We are living in increasingly technological times in which humanoid robots are gaining agency in social life. This is why we want to discuss from different scientific perspectives how relations between humans and non-humans are defined, negotiated and transformed. This …

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Five new Working Papers available at our site

Five new Working Papers available at our site Our Working Papers Series has just received new contributions! We have five new articles available. Here we bring you an overview of each one. In her article “Conviviality Through Time in Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Río de La Plata“, Luciane Scarato, postdoctoral researcher at Mecila, provides a …

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Open calls for research scholarships in the Merian Centre of New Delhi

Open calls for research scholarships in the Merian Centre of New Delhi   The Maria Sibylla Merian Centre – R. Tagore “Metamorphoses of the political: Comparative perspectives on the long twentieth century” (ICAS:MP) from New Delhi, India, is currently receiving applications for post-Phd and senior researchers scholarships for the academic period of July 2020 – …

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Dieter Grimm visits Mecila in São Paulo

Image Credit: Dafne Sampaio Dieter Grimm visits Mecila in São Paulo At the invitation of Mecila – Maria Sibylla Merian Center Conviviality-Inequality in Latin America, the renowned German Prof. em. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Dieter Grimm participated in a special seminar at the Brazilian Center for Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP) held on November 23th. In …

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MIASA Call for Applications: Fellowships (Junior/Senior)

MIASA Call for Applications: Fellowships (Junior/Senior) The Maria Sibylla Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA) is dedicated to the topic of ‘Sustainable Governance’. MIASA’s three research foci are: sustainable environmental transformation, sustainable conflict management, and sustainable democracy. In its first call for short-term fellowships, MIASA welcomes applications from excellent researchers to join the …

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