Plenary Sessions and
Open Forum videos

 

   

Opening Ceremony Part I

  • Michael BURAWOY, ISA President
  • Alberto Edgardo BARBIERI, Dean, Faculty of Economics and Vice-Rector, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Margaret ABRAHAM, ISA Vice President Research and Forum President: Opening Address: Making a Difference: Sociology, Social Justice and Democratization in the 21st Century

Opening Ceremony Part II

  • Alberto L. BIALAKOWSKY, LOC President
  • Alicia I. PALERMO, LOC Co-President and President, Argentinian Sociological Association
  • Paulo Henrique MARTINS, President, Latin-American Sociological Association
  • Sergio CALETTI, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
opening ceremony

Opening Ceremony Part III

  • Orquesta Infanto-Juvenil de Florencio Varela
    Director: Osvaldo AGUILERA
    Programa Socioeducativo del Ministerio de Educación de La Nación, Argentina


Plenary Session I: Social Justice and Democratization, Part I

Chair: Alberto L. BIALAKOWSKY, Instituto de Investigaciones Gino Germani, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Mona ABAZA, The American University, Cairo, Egypt
    Visual Art and the Revolution: Gender Struggles in Cairo's Murals and Graffiti

Plenary Session I: Social Justice and Democratization, Part II

Chair: Alberto L. BIALAKOWSKY, Instituto de Investigaciones Gino Germani, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Michael BURAWOY, University of California, Berkeley, United States
    Social Movements Today
  • Mónica PINTO, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Poverty and Human Rights

Plenary Session I: Social Justice and Democratization, Part III

Chair: Alberto L. BIALAKOWSKY, Instituto de Investigaciones Gino Germani, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Edgardo LANDER, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
    Post-Democracy in an Increasingly Unequal World. (La post-democracia en un mundo cada vez más desigual)


Plenary Session II: Gender and Human Rights Part I

Chair: Margaret ABRAHAM, Hofstra University, United States

  • Dora BARRANCOS, Consejo Nacionald de Investigaciones Cientificas y Técnicas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Estudios de género y renovación de las Ciencias Sociales
  • Patricia McFADDEN, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
    Contesting Gender and Human Rights Entitlements in Southern Africa: Contemporary Feminist Struggles

Plenary Session II: Gender and Human Rights Part II

Chair: Margaret ABRAHAM, Hofstra University, United States

  • Nira YUVAL-DAVIS, University of East London, United Kingdom
    "Human Rights", "Human Security", and "Cosmopolitan Feminism"

Plenary Session II: Gender and Human Rights Part III

Chair: Margaret ABRAHAM, Hofstra University, United States

  • Discussion


Open Forum I Part I: Social Justice and Democratization in Argentina / Justicia Social y Democratización en Argentina


Chairs: Silvia Lago MARTÍNEZ, Univeridad de Buenos Aires and Federico SCHUSTER,
Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

  • Inés IZAGUIRRE, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Open Forum I Part II: Social Justice and Democratization in Argentina / Justicia Social y Democratización en Argentina

Chairs: Silvia Lago MARTÍNEZ, Univeridad de Buenos Aires and Federico SCHUSTER,
Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Gustavo Raúl FERREYRA, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Open Forum I Part III: Social Justice and Democratization in Argentina / Justicia Social y Democratización en Argentina

Chairs: Silvia Lago MARTÍNEZ, Univeridad de Buenos Aires and Federico SCHUSTER,
Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Inés CORTIÑAS, Co-founder Association Madres de Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Beatriz WEHLE, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Argentina
  • Discussion

Plenary Session III Part I: Social and Economic Inequality

Chair: Alicia I. PALERMO, National University of Lujan, Argentina

  • Pedro Alejandro BASUALDO, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Paul SINGER, University of São Paulo, Brazil
    Reflections on the Brazilian Experience with the Solidarity Economy
    - Nicolás LYNCH GAMERO, Embajador de Perú en Argentina

Plenary Session III Part II: Social and Economic Inequality

Chair: Alicia I. PALERMO, National University of Lujan, Argentina

  • Pun NGAI, HK PolyU Joint China Social Work Research Center, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Apple Dream, Foxconn Nightmare and the Struggle of the Chinese Worker
  • Discussion

Open Forum II, Part I: Processes of Democratization in Latin America / Procesos de Democratización en Latinoamérica

Chair: Beatriz WEHLE, Univesidad Nacional de Quilmes, Argentina

  • Alba CAROSIO, Centro de Estudios de la Mujer, Argentina

Open Forum II, Part II: Processes of Democratization in Latin America / Procesos de Democratización en Latinoamérica

Chair: Beatriz WEHLE, Univesidad Nacional de Quilmes, Argentina

  • Ricardo SIDICARO, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Paulo Henrique MARTINS, President, Asociación Latinoamericana de Sociología, Brazil

Open Forum II, Part II: Processes of Democratization in Latin America / Procesos de Democratización en Latinoamérica

Chair: Beatriz WEHLE, Univesidad Nacional de Quilmes, Argentina

  • Marcelo LANGIERI, CLACSO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Julián REBON, Instituto de Investigaciones Gino Germani, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Discussion

Plenary Session IV, Part I: Public Sociology

Chair: Raquel SOSA ELÍZAGA, Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales de la UNAM, Mexico

  • Cesar RODRIGUEZ-GARAVITO, University of Los Andes, Colombia
    Public Sociology 2.0: A New Sociological Map from the Global South
  • Emir SADER, CLACSO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Hegemonic Crisis and Latin American Critical Thought
  • Marta SOLER, University of Barcelona, Spain
    The Sociology that overcomes inequalities

Plenary Session IV, Part II: Public Sociology

Chair: Raquel SOSA ELÍZAGA, Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales de la UNAM, Mexico

  • Karl VON HOLDT, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    From Public Sociology to Critical Sociology and Back: The Cycles of Sociological Activism
  • Discussion

 

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