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Radio Commons est une web radio européenne, internationale, conçue comme une plateforme pour explorer l’Europe et le monde contemporain, qui se propose de mettre en correspondance les scènes scientifiques, artistiques et culturelles, de penser et ...more

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February 24, 2021 01:34:59
A Dream-Proof Wall

A Dream-Proof Wall

Every person has heard at least once in their life about the “American dream”, the dream of a chance for a freer and better life. But what if this dream wasn’t for everybody? What if the “land of freedom” was not the “land of equality”? In this episode, Cristina Bruno and Shabbana Shama will try to dig further into what concept is behind the idea of building the infamous wall between the United States and Mexico wanted by President Donald Trump and how the history of this border between the two States reveals how difficult it is to give a definition of what an American is. Reminiscing the past of the USA as a country built on immigration, this question - what does it mean to be an American? - will be the lead for a conversation with Professor Elvira Pulitano, Professor of the Ethnics Studies Department at the California Polytechnic State University. Thanks to her contribution, the listener will be able to reflect on important topics, often cited but never truly investigated. After a brief summary on the legal framework related to acquiring the US citizenship and entering the country legally, the two hosts will expand on the condition of the recipients of the DACA  program - the so called Dreamers -, the aim of the program itself and how building a life in the USA is not enough to legally be American yet. To this purpose, Cristina and Shabbana will be able to have a better understanding of the discourse thanks to the firsthand testimony of Anali, a Dreamer and activist for the association Define American. In a hour and a half long journey, through research and conversation, Cristina and ...

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February 24, 2021 01:19:00
We are the sea in the Earth

We are the sea in the Earth

 "We are the sea in the Earth" talks about the ability of the students to overcome the "paper walls". The paper walls can be the difficulties in the access to a country (documents) but also the difficulties in the integration.With this podcast we will show you the experience of some students that have come to Italy or that already lived in Italy but moved in another Region: a Russian girl, two a girl and a boy from Vietnam, a boy from Camerun and an Italian girl. We have developed some philosophical concepts learned during our classes and we have applied them to reality. The pieces of music we have chosen will accompany you along these journeys.  ...

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February 24, 2021 01:16:40
Confined

Confined

This episode talks about the "border", how it is thought of and experienced by those with strong passports or those who have little chance of moving legally. It explores the politics of domination and the issue of the responsibility of states which, by externalizing border control, delegate the dirty work to governments were human   rights are very poorly protected and where often not even the international conventions on refugee rights have been ratified. ...

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February 24, 2021 01:33:06
Mayday mayday: Rights in quarantine

Mayday mayday: Rights in quarantine

In this radio episode we are going to analyze the topic of quarantine-ships from a juridical, philosophical and social point of view. The complexity of this matter focuses on an issue that is still open and not completely solved: the legitimacy of a normative system which does not ensure the fundamental rights of the individual, the principle of equality and non-discrimination. The experts we interviewed, analyzed this complex issue, highlighting the critical points. The story that emerges is made up by countless micro-stories of lives who risk to shipwreck right behind our homes, in the name of “public security”. ...

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October 22, 2020 00:04:41
Par où commencer ? - Par où continuer ?

Par où commencer ? - Par où continuer ?

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October 19, 2020 01:15:22
Par où commencer ? - Série 5 - Circuler. Habiter. - Conversations pour une Europe créative

Par où commencer ? - Série 5 - Circuler. Habiter. - Conversations pour une Europe créative

Construire une Europe créative, c’est aussi repenser notre manière d’être au monde et d’habiter le monde en commun. Comment y vivre ? Dans quelle relation avec le vivant et les écosystèmes ? Dans quelles circulations et interactions, physiques ou virtuelles ? Invités : Bénédicte Alliot (directrice de la Cité internationale des arts), Jelena Petrović (curatrice), Renata Salecl (philosophe), Shelly de Vito (co-fondatrice des Moulins de Paillard) et Juan Sandoval (directeur des programmes de résidence UNIDEE, Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto). Débat animé par Pascal Brunet (Relais Culture Europe) ...

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