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June 14, 2020

COVID-19, capitalism, solidarity, democracy, social media and more:

Some reflections and articles by the UNESCO Chair DCMÉT

A reflection: Love, and social solidarity, in the time of Coronavirus (March 19, 2020)

Still reflecting : What does it all mean? (April 6, 2020)

If E...

June 10, 2020

Shooting Yourself First in the Foot, then in the Head: Normative Democracy Is Suffocating, and then the Coronavirus Came to Light (Paul R. Carr)

This text starts with the premise that ‘normative democracy’ has rendered our societies vulnerable and burdened with unaddres...

May 13, 2020

" The world is enmeshed in a significant health crisis that stretches to all levels of society. Containing, controlling and remedying COVID-19 will require concerted efforts, and, importantly, significant social solidarity.

The daily briefings, quantitative gr...

April 7, 2020

Still reflecting : What does it all mean?

Paul R. Carr

April 6, 2020

            What does it all mean? A few countries in Europe—Sweden and the Netherlands—have not shut everything down. Some countries—United States, France and Great Britain—were hesitant, and then moved...

March 19, 2020

A reflection: Love, and social solidarity, in the time of Coronavirus

Paul R. Carr

The Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez wrote the wonderful and epic Love in the time of cholera in 1985, evoking a multitude of contours of love and society during a half-century peri...

February 4, 2020



Programme court de deuxième cycle en

Éducation transformatoire à la Démocratie et à la Citoyenneté mondiale (ÉTDCM) (0937)

Première cohorte : Automne 2020 au Campus de Gatineau (UQO)

(À temps p...

January 27, 2020

We're pleased to share our latest research at the UNESCO Chair DCMÉT. This latest article is part of the Social Media, Citizen Participation and Education research project, and two of the Chair's students are co-authors (many thanks to Michelli Daros, doctoral student...

January 12, 2020

Hoechsmann, Michael, Carr, Paul R.  & Thésée, Gina. (2019). Viejos, nuevos medios y Democracia 2.0. In Aparici, R. & Garcia Marin, D. (eds.), La posverdad: Una cartografía de los medios, las redes y la política (pp. 45-64). Madrid: Editorial Gedisa. (Articulo traducido...

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