The ICS collaborates in a lecture series on challenges of the present, promoted by the laboratory Permanent Center for Social Innovation
Renewal of the agreement between the Observatory of Social Reality, I-COMMUNITAS of the UPNA and the University of Navarra, joined by Fundación Caja Navarra, Fundación La Caixa and the high school of Sociology and Political Science of Navarra.
10 | 03 | 2023
The Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) of the University of Navarra collaborates in a new lecture series framed in the laboratory Permanent of Social Innovation, which revolves around the 'Social Challenges of the Present'.
From agreement with the organizers, this cycle is born with the intention of serving as an exercise of plural reflection on the current state of society. It allows to offer a more accurate diagnosis and to draw answers to the new uncertain horizon.
The first talk will be given at position by Tyler VanderWeele, Full Professor of epidemiology and director of the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard University, who is invited by the ICS at the framework of its VIII Lecture on Humanities and Social Sciences. The lecture is entitled 'Keys to fulfillment staff: what science says about happiness'.
On the 23rd is the turn of Augusto López Claros, director executive and Chair of the Global Governance Forum and economist with extensive international experience in organizations such as the World Bank. His discussion paper, 'Reforming the Charter of the United Nations. War, peace and lessons of history', deals with the contemporary crises facing humanity and the new subject of agreement international that these require.
Finally, on April 18, José Casanova, Full Professor emeritus at Georgetown University (USA), will speak. He is one of the most internationally renowned scholars in the field of the sociology of religion. His session, 'Quo vadimus? Clash of Civilizations, Culture Wars and Global Challenges', focuses on the new modalities of "holy war" that incite clash in the face of the culture of meeting.
Renewal of agreement and new memberships
The laboratory Permanent Social Innovation was created within the Observatory of the Social Reality of Navarra, with two main objectives: on the one hand, the reflection and analysis of the social challenges faced by the Navarra society and, on the other hand, the promotion, implementation and dissemination of innovations of high social impact through a process multidisciplinary and participatory.
The laboratory Permanente de Innovación Social was created in 2019 through a partnership agreement between the Observatorio de la Realidad Social, the high school I-COMMUNITAS of the Public University of Navarra and the Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) of the University of Navarra. It has been extended for a total of four more years and Fundación Caja Navarra, Fundación La Caixa and the high school de Sociología y Politología de Navarra have joined.
Thus, it will continue with its commitment to promote actions to foster spaces for partnership and meeting, to promote training in the field of social innovation, to seek European funds for development for social innovation projects and to facilitate technical support for social innovation projects launched in the Autonomous Community of Navarre.
Cycle 'Social Challenges of the Present'.
→ March 14, 19:00 h. at Civican.
'Keys to realization staff: what science says about happiness'.
→ 23 March, 7 p.m. at the Public University of Navarra.
'Reforming the Charter of the United Nations. War, peace and history lessons'.
→ April 18, 7 p.m. at the Public University of Navarra.
'Quo vadimus? Clash between civilizations, culture wars and global challenges'.
The entrance is free until fill in capacity is reached.