Mobilizing the Civic Imagination: New Media in the Context of Colombia’s Peace Agreement and Referendum

Imagination is a powerful tool for social and cultural transformation. People need to be able to imagine change first in order to transform the world. Our capacity to imagine creative alternatives to current society and politics, as Henry Jenkins and colleagues have explained, can be understood as the civic imagination, a powerful tool to exercise […]

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Clubes de Ciencia Colombia Version 2.0

The second edition of Clubes de Ciencia Colombia succesfully ended yesterday with a simultaneous event in six different cities across the country. During the event more than 1200 Colombian youths participated in science fairs, dialogues, panels, and received diplomas for their successful participation in week-long science workshops. Parents, researchers, international and local scientists, and some […]

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Weaving Networks in Latin America: Insights from Digitally Connected – Conectados al Sur

The second Latin American meeting of Digitally Connected, a global network of academics, practitioners, young people, activists, philanthropists, government officials, and representatives of technology companies working on children, youth, and digital media took place last week in Santiago de Chile. Known as Conectados al Sur, this regional symposium occurred in Barrio Italia, at a new […]

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Evolving Digital Inequalities in the U.S: Working-class Latino Immigrant Families and Networked Computers at Home

The sociocultural activities of immigrant parents have always been an essential part of the American experience. As a country made up of newcomers, the United States has been historically transformed by the incorporation of foreigners and their children. Because this process happens at a large scale, the U.S. population has increasingly become more ethnically and […]

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