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· May, 2014

Stories about Argentina from May, 2014

Cuesta de Miranda, Argentina

29 May 2014

Laura Schneider shares [es] on Viajes y Relatos her visit to Cuesta de Miranda [Miranda Slope; es] in La Rioja, province of Argentina. The word “slope” already makes me think of cliffs and corniches, so without a doubt I tried the road. The worst case scenario was me coming back....

Eleven Places to Visit in Argentina

20 May 2014

Laura Schneider posts [es] on Viajes y Relatos the 11 places she considers as highly recommendable to visit in Argentina. Out of the 11, we copy this one as a sample: Ushuaia and Toulhin: And now that we are in Patagonia, we can't left aside the most Southern city in...

What if We Don't Destroy Pirated Books?

19 May 2014

The issue of pirated books is a common one im Latin American countries. Diego Ariel Vega wrote [es] about it on Infotecarios, and pointed out that the traditional response when such books are confiscated is to burn them, but he raises some questions: Who should be responiable for that decision?...

Galician Influence in Argentina

16 May 2014

The digital edition of Rumbos [es] magazine analyzes the Galician influence in Argentina, and explains the country had two big migratory flows: between 1857 and 1930, a millon Galician arrived; and between 1946 and 1960, came another 110,000. From that total amount, 600,000 made Argentina their final home. Thus, half...

Myths about Gender and Roles

15 May 2014

On EnGenerada they reflect [es] on the construction of gender identities and the myhts usually associated to women and men. They conclude that, in spite of being relativized in reality, they work as social order. The post reviewed here was part of the second #LunesDeBlogsGV [Monday of blogs on GV]...

Women and the Exercise of Political Power

14 May 2014

EnGenerada asks [es] its readers if they have what they need to exercise political power. Every day, we read, hear, and speak the phrase: “Politics is the tool for society's transformation”. As we mature our thinking, we look into some certainties of our context, those pre-concepts that we have incorporated for...

Argentina and Open Access

14 May 2014

Fernando Ariel López writes [es] for Infotecarios about Law 26899: Creating Digital Institutional Repositories of Open, Owned, or Shared Access [es], also known as the Open Access Law, approved in Argentina in November 2013, after a long process initiated in 2009.  The scientific-technological production resulting from the work, training, and/or projects funded...

Blogger Reflections: What Does a Woman Want?

14 May 2014

Bernardette Tristan Amiel blogging [es] for Mujeres Construyendo brings up a story about King Arthur to reflect on the expectations women have regarding men: Camelot would have a new king, unless Arthur could answer a simple question. Arthur agreed upon giving the answer. The question was: what does a woman...

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