Last week, Amnesty International launched an innovative digital tool that connects people to a global conversation on poverty, social transformation, and human rights.
Respect My Rights is an online platform that aims to engage and inspire educators and young people to learn about and take action against the human rights violations and abuses that deepen and drive poverty.
1.) The Bogliasco Fellowship: The Bogliasco Fellowships, due January 15th, are awarded, without regard to nationality, to qualified persons doing advanced creative work or scholarly research in the following disciplines:
- Landscape Architecture
1.) CREATIVITY FORUM 2013 presented by Center for Childhood Creativity
"Featuring Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg on how creativity and resiliency are critical for preparing our children to thrive in an unpredictable world."
Friday, February 8, 2013
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The Ritz Carlton Hotel, SF, CA
1.) Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts: Click here to learn more: "Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts is devoted to promoting scholarship on how individuals participate in the creation and appreciation of artistic endeavor. To that end, we publish manuscripts presenting original research on aesthetic perception and on all facets of creative behavior, production, thought, and development.
1.) "The Parallels between Our Highly Wired Minds and Networks: Q & A with TED author Tiffany Shlain": Click here to read: "Can we draw instructive parallels between the development of the human brain and the emergence of the electronic global ‘brain’ of the Internet? New research in neuroscience suggests that, yes, we can.
1.) "Creativity Tied To Mental Illnesses Like Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia in New Swedish Study" by LiveScience: Click here to read: "Last year, researchers at the Karolinska Institutet near Stockholm found that families with a history of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia were more likely to produce artists and scientists.
As people around the world celebrated International Human Rights Day on December 10, the US Human Rights Network announced the release of a 2012 Human Rights Status Report on the United States.This year’s theme for International Human Rights Day was inclusion and the right to participate in public life, which aimed to highlight the rights of all people to be included in decision-making processes and participate in public life.
December 10 marked the 64th anniversary of the United Nations General Assembly adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which has become a universal standard for defending and promoting human rights. Each year, Human Rights Day presents an opportunity to celebrate human rights, highlight a specific issue, and advocate for the full enjoyment of human rights by all people.
An interesting new report called Synthetic Overview of the Collaborative Economy explores new forms of collaborative production on the Internet with ramifications, no doubt, for the study of Social Transformation and Organizational Systems. As stated in the report's Introduction, two main agents of transformation guide this work. One is the emergence of community dynamics as an essential ingredient of doing business.
Call for Papers, posters and demonstrations, 12/2012: ACM International Conference on Creativity and Cognition 201312/12/2012
ACM CREATIVITY AND COGNITION 2013
June 17-18, 2013
University of Technology, Sydney
Call for PAPERS, POSTERS and DEMONSTRATIONS
Call for GRADUATE STUDENT SYMPOSIUM
December 17, 2012 for Papers and Posters
March 1, 2013 for Demos and Graduate Student Symposium
The University of Technology, Sydney will host the International Conference on Creativity and Cognition from the 17th to the 20th of June 2013.