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Democracy

In the Greek polis the meaning of the term “democracy” implied the government of a vast majority of the people, the “plebs”, as opposed to the aristocracy.

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Ethnic Violence

Many of the conflicts or mass violence of recent decades have been characterised by the adjective “ethnic”. This means that the leading players were groups opposing one another on the basis of identitarian, religious, linguistic or more generally cultural assertions..

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Christianity

Generally speaking, “Christianity” means the ensemble of churches, communities, sects, groups, but also the ideas and concepts following the preaching of he who is generally considered the founder of this religion, Jesus of Nazareth, a travelling preacher from Galilee, born between 4 B.

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Tolerance

After the Nineties of the 20th Century tolerance returned to the centre stage in political thought, returning to fashion a concept that has certainly been central within the framework of political thought in modern times, but that appeared to have become a closed book with the French Revolution that...

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Anti-semitism

The use of the expression anti-Semitism to indicate hostility towards the Jews – only the Jews and not as generally thought towards all “Semitic” people – dates back to the second half of the 19th Century, when the word, a neologism derived from linguistics, was spread throughout...

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Un mese di idee.
Direttore Giancarlo Bosetti
Associazione per il dialogo tra le culture
Video-Arte
EN mercoledì, 17 marzo 2010

La Dichiarazione Universale dei Diritti Umani (Versione animata)

Seth Brau

Lo Human Rights Action Center celebra ogni anno l'anniversario della Dichiarazione Universale dei Diritti Umani. L'HRAC chiede in particolare che i governi del mondo stampino la Dichiarazione su tutti i passaporti. Nel 2008 ha collaborato con l'artista Seth Brau per crearne una versione animata.


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