Brief description of the research aims
The research team on Ethics Applied to Social Reality belongs to the Centre for Applied Ethics, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, University of Deusto. With broad experience studying different social realities from an ethical perspective, its research currently focuses on two areas: i) Development and Social Transformation and ii) Conflicts and Cultures of Peace These are made up of 19 research projects currently underway (2010-2012), with eight main researchers and 19 associate researchers.
The Centre for Applied Ethics is acknowledged for prestige in its field. In recent years, it has published a considerably greater amount of scientific work, had a greater impact on the international scene and increased its participation in academic and professional networks. The team currently has two of its own projects within the 7PM.
- Conflicts and cultures of peace.
- Development and social transformation.
The team researches on subjects related to application of ethics in today’s social realities. It is therefore a team focusing on applied research in the Social Sciences, centring its study on political issues and fostering projects which influence analysis of the different dynamics found in power structures in our society, management of inequality or conflicts that these structures give rise to, their limitations and transforming potential, conditions required to find alternatives, etc. while highlighting the transforming value of processes which focus on interpretation of their social and historical narrative.
Further information at: www.etica.deusto.es
Izaskun Sáez de la Fuente
Rodrigo Del Borgo