This volume of fiar: forum for interamerican research, partly evolved out of the CALAS platform for dialogue "The Latin American Left in the 21st Century: Looking Back to the Future.”
Jessé Souza (Universidade Federal do ABC (UFABC), São Paulo): 100th anniversary of the death of Max Weber: Commemoration from the Americas (Introduction).
Wolfgang Schluchter (Heidelberg University, Germany): How Ideas Become Effective in History” Max Weber on Confucianism and Beyond
To propose today a book on horizontality as a methodological perspective of work in social sciences and humanities implies to see with the spatial metaphor that the word invokes: between a background of vision at the same height of all and a predilection of future, of objective that is crossed out in advance by its own sign: the horizon is always beyond.
Alabarces, Pablo. 2020. Pospopluares. Las culturas populares después de la hibridación. Guadalajara / Bielefeld / San José / Quito / Buenos Aires: CALAS. (próximamente)
Ávila Romero, León Enrique. 2020. Alternativas al colapso socioambiental desde América Latina. Guadalajara / Bielefeld / San José / Quito / Buenos Aires: CALAS. (próximamente)
Briones, Claudia. 2019. Conflictividades interculturales. Demandas indígenas como crisis fructíferas. Guadalajara / Bielefeld / San José / Quito / Buenos Aires: CALAS.
Corona Berkin, Sarah. 2019. La producción horizontal del conocimiento. Guadalajara / Bielefeld / San José / Quito / Buenos Aires: CALAS.
García Canclini, Néstor. 2019. Ciudadanos reemplazados por algoritmos. Guadalajara / Bielefeld / San José / Quito / Buenos Aires: CALAS.
Kaltmeier, Olaf. 2018. Refeudalización. Desigualdad social, economía y cultura política en América Latina en el temprano siglo XXI. Guadalajara / Bielefeld / San José / Quito / Buenos Aires: CALAS.
Rohland, Eleonora. 2018. Changes in the Air. Hurricanes in New Orleans from 1718 to the Present. New York: Berghahn.
Martín Barbero, Jesús y Corona Berkin, Sarah. 2017. Ver con los otros. Comunicación intercultural. Mexico: FCE.
Libros y Revistas compilados
Burchardt, Hans-Jürgen y Izquierdo Quintana, Osnaide (coords.). 2017. Trabajo decente y Sociedad. Cuba bajo la óptica de los estudios sociolaborales. Cuba: Universidad de La Habana.
Corona Berkin, Sarah (coord.). 2017. “¿La imagen educa? El recurso visual de la Secretará de Educación Pública.” Guadalajara, México: Editorial Universitaria.
In Latin America, 60% of the population is under 30 years of age. This demographic fact, in itself, demonstrates the importance of youth and adolescents in the region. However, the young people represented in public and media discourses are often criminalized, infantilized and shown, in a reductive way, as problematic people or groups destined for consumption.
This text ratifies that knowledge does not pertain to a particular discipline or region of the world. The Horizontal Construction of Knowledge refers to the vigor that social knowledge acquires when it is based on the disciplinary dialogue with the voices of the multiple knowledges possessed by those who live and overcome the social problems that afflict them. Research that responds horizontally to social questions contributes in two ways: it produces new knowledge, and new relationships between people.
Who worries about us as citizens? Many parties and unions seem to be reduced to domes that distribute prebends. Since the expansion of video politics, television channels complaints and social criticism of those in power, reducing us to spectators. The networks promise horizontality and participation, but they tend to generate highly intense and short-lived movements.
The debate about the Social Security Reform, approved in December 2017, initiates the current political crisis in Argentina. The parliamentary process revealed strong tensions, which were heightened, a few months later, regarding the agreement with the International Monetary Fund. The text deals with the positions at stake and their inscription in antagonistic discursive formations, based on the ways of referring to the outside of the premises, the memories that are triggered and the semiotization of emotions.