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The active principle of the Ugly

The Ugly is not a “Being”. The Ugly is a “Becoming”. Its condition is not static. It lives in a relative, entropic, and never definitive axiological spectrum. It is a negation, the active principle of negation. Finding a “frame” of the Ugly implies recognizing dimensions of reality that distance us from a promise of happiness […]

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diversity journalism Media Migrants

We need to hear the migrants’ voices

Although there are a relatively considerable number of news pieces on migration, we barely see migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers quoted in the news. Without truly hearing them, we can’t acknowledge their perspective. Ester Minga At the beginning of May, I watched the play Une Histoire Bizarre, directed by Sebastião Martins and produced by Associação […]

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Development diversity Empathy Empatia Integral Human Development Non classé

Shall we reflect on empathy?

The important thing is to think and feel with those sharing their time, experience and narratives with us.
This openness to others’ emotions can also bring us discomfort, but they challenge our construction and learning

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Social Sector

SIRENS THAT SEEM TO BEGIN TO SOUND (Abalroado, T.)

The question that arises is: how can the social institutions of the Church in Portugal effectively fulfill their mission at a time marked by uncertainty and the general increase in costs without having a “financial cushion to provide stability to current management, let alone to face extraordinary expenses”? Tiago AbalroadoCADOS, Universidade Católica Portuguesa © 2022 […]

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Integral Human Development Intergenerational Solidarity Migrants Nepalese Migrant Women

Nepali Female Migrants – 2

This is the second part of a blog post introducing my postdoc research project with Nepalese Female Migrants from the 1st and 2nd generations in Portugal within the framework of the IHD – Integral Human Development postdoc program at CADOS, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2022.

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Development Integral Human Development

Sustainable Development in Higher Education From the Student Perspective

In general, higher education institutions have not yet understood their responsibility in the field of SD, meeting the SGDs and Laudato Si’s goals, notably goal 5 – Ecological Education “re-thinking and re-designing curricular and institutional reform in the spirit of integral ecology to foster ecological awareness and transformative action”, as a response to the ecological crisis by redefining and rebuilding our relationships with each other and with our common home (considering the planetary limits of all socio-economic systems and the human roots of the ecology crisis).

Ana Marta Aleixo, UCP, 2022

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ageing Development Family Integral Human Development Intergenerational Solidarity Migrants

From Family to Society: Intergenerational Solidarity for Development

Despite the big steps that still need to be taken, there is added hope in the small steps, reflected in the fluidity of these families who tend to participate more and more and with less rigidity of roles. Carlos Barros Under a transdisciplinary approach, solidarity can be defined as a union of interests, sympathies and […]

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diversity Integral Human Development journalism

Diversity in News Coverage of the War in Ukraine

In the conflict that unfolds on European soil and whose victims are predominantly white people, attention to the value of diversity in journalism is revealed both in what is reported and in what is not usually covered Ester Minga The war in Ukraine has, unsurprisingly, received intense news coverage. Even before the invasion by Russia, […]

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Integral Human Development Social Sector

EASTER FOR A NEW CONFIGURATION OF A STRUCTURING SECTOR (Abalroado, T.)

Autonomy, innovation, and collaboration will undoubtedly be key factors in a new and desirable configuration of this structuring sector which, like others, will have to know how to respond to the “urgent challenge of protecting our common home (…) in the search for sustainable and integral development”, effectively and truly propelling the common good.

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DeafSpace, Displacement e Homemaking Integral Human Development

DeafSpace, Displacement and Homemaking

Ecology of everyday life: DeafSpace and homemaking in the experience of displaced deaf people When we talk about social and cultural ecology, driven by lines of investigation that intertwine Deaf Studies and Cultural Studies, we recognize the connection with ways of being, feeling, and understanding the world, associated with deaf people who use gestural communication […]

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