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Oct, 31 '16

"No one is showing any responsibility in Syria"

The United Nations approved in 2005 the doctrine Responsibility to Protect, with the aim of protecting civilians in the case of conflicts that put their lives at risk. Why isn't it being applied in Syria?
The Ethical Backbone of Social Life Sep, 19 '16

The Ethical Backbone of Social Life

Philosopher Ana Marta González, recently appointed by Pope Francis to the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, expands in this interview on her latest book: "La articulación ética de la vida social."
Have Values Fallen Victim to the Culture Wars? May, 17 '16

Have Values Fallen Victim to the Culture Wars?

Ethicist and professor of law and medicine Margaret Somerville expands on her latest book "Bird on an Ethics Wire: Battles about Values in the Culture Wars" for STI, with whom she collaborated in 'Construction of New Realities in Medicine.'
New Marketing Apr, 11 '16

New Marketing

More human, ethical, inspiring, respectful and at the service the common good. This is the new marketing that STI Expert Professor Francisco Pérez Latre (University of Navarra) defends.
What Are the Requisites for a Thriving Society? Oct, 26 '15

What Are the Requisites for a Thriving Society?

'The Thriving Society: On the Social Conditions of Human Flourishing' is a newly published collection of essays aimed at demystifying the key economic, social, and moral foundations of successful societies.
Can News Organizations Learn from the Digital Innovators? Sep, 28 '15

Can News Organizations Learn from the Digital Innovators?

Lucy Küng, Visiting Fellow at Oxford University’s Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and Professor of Media Innovation at the University of Oslo, shares the keys to digital news’ success in a recently published book.
Digital Strategies an Important Weapon in the Election Arsenal Jul, 13 '15

Digital Strategies an Important Weapon in the Election Arsenal

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Journalism Professor Daniel Kreiss (Crisis of Journalism) investigates a new breed of election worker – knowledgeable in digital strategies. His new study considers how campaigns are affected.
A look at Apr, 21 '15

A look at "Being Human in a Consumer Society"

Editor Alejandro Néstor García Martínez shares his thoughts on the book 'Being Human in a Consumer Society' (Ashgate 2015), result of the 2011 STI Experts Meeting of the same name.
Is Citizenship in Jeopardy? The Concept Must Evolve Apr, 14 '15

Is Citizenship in Jeopardy? The Concept Must Evolve

David Thunder seeks to rehabilitate the ethical standpoint in political philosophy in his book 'Citizenship and the Pursuit of the Worthy Life' (Cambridge University Press, 2014). He discusses the work with STI.
Next STI Experts Meeting to Explore Modern Humanitarianism Nov, 25 '14

Next STI Experts Meeting to Explore Modern Humanitarianism

Understanding Modern Humanitarianism: Conditions, Consequences and Critical Concerns will be held in Barcelona from January 8-10, 2015 under STI’s Culture and Lifestyles Branch, with the academic leadership of Kent sociologist Iain Wilkinson.
​Ignatieff Addresses the Challenge of a New Global Ethic Nov, 11 '14

​Ignatieff Addresses the Challenge of a New Global Ethic

“Reimagining a Global Ethic” by Michael Ignatieff, was recently published in the journal Ethics and International Affairs. Ignatieff opened STI’s “Globalization and the Common Good” meeting with the similarly themed lecture “Imagining a Global Ethic"
Alexander: Jun, 11 '14

Alexander: "The Big Newspapers Are Earning Money Again"

Interview on occasion of an STI experts meeting that took place in Barcelona last May 3 to 6. Yale media sociologist Jeffrey C. Alexander reflects on journalism today. This is an English translation of an interview in La Vanguardia.
Professionalization of Care: New Challenges Apr, 03 '14

Professionalization of Care: New Challenges

The main insights of the STI experts meeting on Care Professions are to be published by Palgrave in May. Editors Ana Marta González and Craig Iffland advance the arguments.
Nov, 22 '12

Reframing Risk Graduate Seminar

The Institute for Culture and Society at the University of Navarra hosted an international graduate seminar titled "Late Modernity and Emotions: Reframing Risk? on march 1-2, 2013 in Pamplona.
Jul, 18 '11

STI on Facebook

The Social Trends Institute has created a page on Facebook. View photo albums from our meetings, keep up with what STI and our collaborators are working on, and share your news. "Like" STI at www.facebook.com/socialtrendsinstitute.

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