Gigi Ghezzi

Beijing, World Researches Politics

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the China Association for Science and Technology (Cast) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) were the protagonist of Beijing meeting of 24 th -29 th September. It deserves an in-depth examination of its contiguous and symbolic meaning. It is impossible to disregard this kind of initiatives to understand how the future developing and technology geopolitical relationship will evolve.... READ MORE...

The Knowledge Of A Fragile Future

On 27th September Helga Nowotny ( http://www.helga-nowotny.at/ ) took part in the seminar Scienza Tecnologia e Societˆ (Science Technology and Society) organized by the University of Trento . The topics have been mainly those analyzed in her book Insatiable Curiosity. Innovation in a Fragile Future , which has been recently translated into Italian but which was first published in Germany in 2005 with the title Unersättliche Neugier, Innovation in einer fragilen Zukunft . Nowotny iso ne of the most famous living science sociologists: she is both Vice-president and founding member of the European Research Council (ERC) , and she was Chair of the European Research Advisory Board of the European Commission (EURAB) in 2005 and 2006.... READ MORE...

L’indagine Della Global Digital Age

Uno dei meriti del lavoro Territory, Authority, Rights di Saskia Sassen  di riuscire a proporre un'analisi dei mutamenti moderni che parte dal periodo medievale per arrivare a quella che definisce la 'global digital age'. In poche parole, la Sassen riprende 'le grandi narrazioni sociologiche' di un tempo. Per fare ci˜ ha utilizzato innanzitutto la storia come fonte di intelligibilitˆ dei cambiamenti sociali, in particolar modo ha tracciato e indagato un campo di analisi ai cui vertici possiamo trovare le categorie politiche di territorio , autoritˆ e diritti .... READ MORE...