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Transforming Society through Music Education

7 months ago

This Master’s thesis uses the Relational Paradigm to explore the role music education can play in the development of relationships between individuals and collectives, and how these new relationships transform society.

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Parenting Adolescents Today

7 months ago

The second of this years three Master's grant recipients shares her research topic.

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Work-Family Balance in Academia: Hearing Women's Priorities

8 months ago

Regina Guzmán Montiel, originally from Mexico City, came to Pamplona to study the Master’s in Social Science Research (MICS, in its Spanish acronym), supported by a grant issued by the Social Trends Institute. It is her first venture into the world of research, an experience she recounts below.

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An Essential Lens through Which to Understand Human Flourishing

8 months ago

As the home is a living deposit of the human culture of care and transmission of values, it plays a crucial role in the wellbeing of all members of society. The Home: Multidisciplinary Reflections addresses the many facets of this contribution.

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The Current Economy Warrants New Optimism

8 months ago

“The situation right now is very favorable, and to a great extent justifies the optimism that seems to characterize every opinion about the economy – quite the opposite of how we felt about it at this time last year,” according to Juan José Toribio, emeritus professor of economics at IESE.

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Will Science Remain Human in the Era of Technological Innovation?

9 months ago

Can machines substitute scientists in the crucial aspects of scientific practice? Scientific practice takes place in a context increasingly populated and executed by machines, and the objects of study are themselves increasingly constructed and identified by means of technology.

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Many Cooks in the Global Governance Kitchen

9 months ago

Are world leaders and world institutions up to the task of solving the ever-growing range of global problems? An international group of scholars met do debate this question and others in Geneva on February 10-11, co-hosted by STI and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.

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Holiness in the Flesh

9 months ago

The second of the 2018 holy land dialogues considers the quest of Christians and Jews to conquer the concrete realities of life.

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Defending the West through the Hebrew Bible

10 months ago

British author and journalist Melanie Phillips decries cultural rejection of the Hebrew Bible, arguing that western civilization today will only be rescued if it reaffirms its religious roots in Christianity and in the Hebrew Bible.

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Economic Mobility and Family Structure

10 months ago

Richard Reeves takes issue with some of the ways upper-middle-class families perpetuate their relative advantages, locking-in and even increasing inequality. He identifies behaviors he calls 'dream hoarding,' those that unfairly corner the American dream for those who are already living it.

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The Strategic Role of Technology in a Good Society

10 months ago

What are the criteria that define a “good society,” and how can we assure that technology plays a positive role in supporting the fundamental principles of the good so conceived?

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