The working seminar was structured in two parts. The first part consisted of an introduction carried out by Professor Jorge Castro. Projectâ€™s main arguments and goals, phases, theoretical framework and ongoing results on the analysis of symbolic universes were briefly presented and summarized. The second part opened the debate to the participants, who could express their doubts, suggestions and points of view regarding different aspects of the project (goals, theoretical framework, methodology and attended outputs).
- Florentino Blanco: Human Rights activist with Amnesty International. Psychology professor at Universidad AutÃ³noma de Madrid.
- RamÃ³n del Castillo: Advisory Board member and also member of the European Cultural Parliament. Philosophy professor and Vice-Dean of Research at UNED.
- Pablo GonzÃ¡lez: Economist and town councillor for PP (Spainâ€™s right wing political party), GijÃ³n local government (Asturias, in the North of Spain).
- Melania Moscoso: Socio-cultural anthropologist. Social activist concerning functional diversity issues. Professor at Universidad del PaÃs Vasco.
- Natalia MuÃ±oz, town councillor for the new political party Ganemos in the city of Tres Cantos (Madrid); she comes from â€œThe anti-austerity movementâ€ in Spain, also referred to as â€œThe 15-M Movementâ€, the â€œIndignants Movementâ€ and â€œTake the Squareâ€. Didactic activist concerning the shortcomings of Spanish Constitution, Treaty on European Union.
- Pablo NicolÃ¡s: Priest and also member of Catholic NGO â€œCÃ¡ritasâ€.
- Gabriel SantamarÃa: member of different ultra-conservative movements (catholic NGOâ€™s such as â€œHazteOÃrâ€ y â€œCitizenGoâ€) and team member for â€œOpen Doorsâ€, association working with refugees from Syria and Iraq.
- Honorio Velasco: Advisory Board member. Professor of Social Anthropology at UNED.