From Monday it will take place at the United Nations School of Political Science and International Relations, and will be a forum for reflection on contemporary political and social problems.
From November 8 to 13, the 14th National Congress and the 7th International Conference on Democracy, organized by the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations will be held in Rosario National University, which will be held jointly with the 15th National Congress of Political Science, organized by the Argentine Society for Political Analysis (SAAP) and our university.
As in every edition, the Conference on Democracy will aim to discuss current scenarios and the future of democracies.
The event is a traditional academic meeting that has been held every two years in Rosario since 1994, in order to demonstrate that academic excellence and a plurality of voices and opinions go hand in hand. The importance it has acquired in all its publications has enabled it to receive the visit of prestigious and distinguished academics, bodies of various levels of government, and eminent contact references. In addition, the massive participation of students, teachers and researchers from our country and the region makes this event an outstanding venue for academic socialization.
The Democracy Conference emerged as a reaction to the policies that the current national government was implementing in the 1990s and was an initiative of students from the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations. Since 1994 we have been building a deep collective idea of creating a place where democracy can be discussed. Standing up for public university and access to higher education as a right is the idea and we do that by highlighting a way of understanding and reforming the university, which Congress has mirrored over the course of 27 years. ”, commented the rector of the university. Franco Bartolacci, who for two terms was dean of the college and promoter of its achievement since he walked through classes as a student.
Opening law and discussing candidates for deputies and representatives
The opening ceremony will take place on Monday 8 November, at 10 am, at the SUM of the School of Architecture, and will be attended by the President of the United Nations, Franco Bartolacci, Dean Gustavo Marini and Vice-Dean Cynthia Pinillos of the School of Architecture. Faculty of Political Science and International Relations. Attendance will be free and free for all citizens and will be broadcast on the official UN YouTube channel.
After the opening, the candidates for deputies will meet on this stage: Mario Barletta, Carla Diana, Carlos del Fried, Mario Deci, Monica Fein, Alejandra Oliveira and Roberto Mirabella.
Like the debates for senators and chancellors, which took place during October at the university and college, respectively, this new event of the meeting promotes the public university, as a forum for debate and an essential actor in building the political and social agendas of our time.
National Congress of Political Science of the Argentine Society of Political Analysis
On this occasion, the National Political Science Conference of the Argentine Society for Political Analysis (SAAP) will be held during the same week and within the same scope as the Democracy Conference. This will run from Wednesday 10 November to Saturday 13 November.
Thus the United Nations will host for the second time the SAAP Conference, which is the most important academic event in political science in our country and one of the most important in the discipline at the international level.
By organizing both events, they noted that the possibility of planning conferences jointly provides an opportunity to articulate institutional efforts, to hold a broad meeting of the political community and specialists from various fields of communication, social work and tourism, among others. .
Within the framework of conferences, panel discussions, round tables, seminars and book presentations, more than 580 activities will be conducted during these 6 days. Both events are expected to bring together more than 2,000 local and international exhibitors, who, with students, educators and the educational community at large, will reflect on the theme of the conferences: “Democracy in times of global distrust and uncertainty. Collective action and the politicization of inequalities in the public landscape.”
Link to the entire program: https://bit.ly/CongresoDemocracia2021
Source: United Nations
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