The Open Society and Latin America
11:00 am – 1:00 pm EDT/GMT-4
The Open Society Research Platform and Universidad de los Andes invite all network members to attend a workshop focused on the reception, potential, and limitations of the idea of open society in Latin America. It brings together various experts to discuss philosophical, theoretical, and practical questions that include the following:
What is the reception of the idea of open society in Latin America?
What accounts for the interest in Karl Popper’s thought in the region?
What are the philosophical traditions in Latin America that might help us to substantiate the concept of open society?
How can the idea of open society help to address moral, social, and political problems of the region?
What are the limitations of the concept in the Latin American context?
How is the idea of open society implemented by various actors (e.g., OSF, NGOs, etc) in practice?
What are some of the specific challenges that these actors are facing?
Diana González Martin (Aarhus University)
Gregory Lobo (Universidad de los Andes)
Mario Arriagada (Open Society Foundations)
Maria Montoya (Universidad de los Andes)
The workshop will feature 15-minute presentations by the panelists followed by an open discussion with the audience.
The workshop is free of charge and does not require pre-registration.
For more information, call 845-758-6822,
or visit https://ceu-edu.zoom.us/j/94618465924?pwd=VWpteTRkTmlUaGlBUWxkVWNkWXNQQT09.
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm EDT/GMT-4
Location: Online Event