Social Capital & Trust - mobilization and demobilization in modern democracies

Mateus Meeting 2010 – 15-16 October

Scientific coordination: Prof. Manuel Villaverde Cabral


15th October

9.15h Welcoming and opening

T. Albuquerque, L. Sousa Lobo, M. Villaverde Cabral

9.30h Panel 1 Opening address

Lester Salamon (Institute for Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University)

– “Ten Great Myths of Global Civil Society”

11.00h Coffee break

11.30h Panel 2 Trust and social capital

Tiago Fernandes (FCSH/UNL, University of Notre Dame)

– “The Religious Roots of Civil Society: Western Europe in the Age of Mass Politics, 1870s-1970s”

Francisco Herreros (Institute for Public Goods and Policies-CSIC)

– “The State counts. State efficacy and social trust”

13.00h Lunch

15.00h Panel 3 Associations and movements

João Freire (CIES, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)

– “Teachers: Betweeen Union and Professional class”

Diego Palacios (Universidad Autónoma, Madrid)

– “Mass petitioning and political citizenship”

16.30h Coffe break

17.00h Panel 4 Social networks

Esteve Ollé Sanz (Yale University, New Haven)

– “Network Administration and the Meaning of Responsibility”

João W. Meneses (TESE – Câmara Municipal de Lisboa)

– “Social networks – The role of third sector organizations”


16th October

9.30h Panel 5 Social capital and the quality of democracy

Pedro Magalhães (Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal)

– “Legitimacy, Disaffection, and Dissatisfaction: Structure and Trends in the Attitudes Towards Portuguese Democratic Politics”

Antonio M. Jaime-Castillo (Universidad de Granada, Universidad de Malaga)

– “Social Capital, Civic Duties and Satisfaction with Democracy”

11.00h Coffee break

11.30h Panel 6 Civic participation and quality of life (urban and rural)

Filipe Carreira da Silva (Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal)

– “As razões de um divórcio. O exercício da cidadania em Lisboa: voto, mobilização e associativismo”

Renato do Carmo (CIES, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)

– “Social capital and rural communities: from generalisation to focalisation”

13.00h Lunch

15.00h Panel 7 Social capital and mobilization

Marina Calloni (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale)

– “Common resources and the development of social/ human capital”

Manuel Villaverde Cabral (Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal)

– “Civic and political participation: a new culture shift? – evidence from 12 countries”

17.00h Closing M. Villaverde Cabral, L. Sousa Lobo, T. Albuquerque

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