“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” This idiom, common in many languages, captures the idea of instead of handing something to someone, you should teach them how to acquire it themselves, soRead More →

If it is true that, as Machiavelli said, history always repeats itself, it is also unavoidable to think that men, as objects of history, are the outcome of long, continuous, and repetitive processes of crisis and progress, destruction and rebirth. It is also true however that the society of todayRead More →

December is a time students tend to look forward to, since it is a break from attending school/university for several weeks. It’s is also a time where international students can look forward to going home and seeing their families and friends. December, however, can also be a very stressful timeRead More →

Learning from Ecuador to Address Global Problems Locally. Buen viviris a broad concept still under elaboration and represents a plurality of theoretical perspectives, practical realisations, and positions from a variety of actors including indigenous groups, social movements, intellectuals, and politicians. In its most general interpretation, it denotes and aims atRead More →