La computadora más antigua de la humanidad

Universidad Nacional de Quilmes - Departamento de Ciencias Sociales

El filósofo Christián Carman analiza el “mecanismo de Anticitera”, un dispositivo que permitía anticipar fenómenos astronómicos y sociales. Podría haber sido diseñado por el propio Arquímedes en el siglo II a.C. Desde indicar los Juegos Panhelénicos que se desarrollarían cada temporada, hasta predecir eclipses, el artefacto que tenía diversas funciones, es estudiado desde principios de siglo.

Argentinean Knowledge in the Bicentenary of Independence

Universidad Nacional de Lanús - Departamento de Humanidades y Artes

In this interview to Argentina Investiga, Cristina Ambrosini and Andrés Mombrú, specialists in Epistemology and Research Methodology, reflect on the relations between society and scientific knowledge. “Going on reproducing the idea of neutrality of knowledge is counter-productive” state the researchers.

Blogs, Writers’ Laboratories after the Crisis of 2001

Universidad Nacional de Córdoba - Centro de Estudios Avanzados

In the first years of 2000, the use of blogs was common among Argentinean writers, especially among the new generation ones, who are now between 35 and 45 years old. A researcher carried out a survey of more than twenty blogs and determined that what makes them different is their double condition of personal and relational space which allowed to use them as writing tests, as well as relational and outreach spaces.

Between Books and Readers, the Importance of Reading in Society

Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia San Juan Bosco - Rectorado

Patricia Domínguez, Reading mediator, carried out the workshop “Between Books and Readers”, activity coordinated by the Extension Secretariat of the Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia San Juan Bosco. The professional explained that the reading mediator is “a reader who enables others to read”, with different objectives like enduring crisis, teaching to read and write, knowing other experiences, giving sense and poetic value through literature.

Literature: Footprints of the Neo-police Discourse in Contemporary Society

Universidad Nacional de Villa María - Instituto de Ciencias Humanas

The continuity and rupture of the police genre within the dominating ways in the literary field and the practices manifested by the emergence of new social conflicts constituted the object of study of a team of researchers. The working hypothesis says that the police genre is not only about literary problems, but also about new subjectivities, identities and ways of crime and of solving it, given that the gender was never disconnected from reality.

Luis García Montero: “Creativity is turning into a Way of Resistance”

Universidad Nacional de Córdoba - Facultad de Filosofía y Humanidades

For the Spanish writer, the European crisis is not only economic, but also political, moral and institutional. To face this situation, as a way of resistance, he proposes creativity. In a dialogue with Argentina Investiga, he expressed his concepts about literature, but also showed his position in face of the huge social and cultural changes occurred in his country.

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