The Arenas are round-tables of intergenerational discussions for citizens from diverse social and professional backgrounds, to debate, exchange and transmit their ideas about tomorrow's collaborative society. The summary of this reflection is replicable and free of rights. Everyone can contribute to the reflections by sharing their ideas online.
Sociologist, spécialist of sociology and l’individuation
Documentary filmmaker, author of the webdoc « Ma vie à deux balles »
Co-founder of the collaborative travel agency Tripn’Co
Psychologist, expert childhood and adolescent solitude
Journalist expert in social media andnew technologies
Director of Communication of Europe 1, ancint Director of Communication de Adopteunmec.com
Freelance journalist and co-founder of the the feminst blog Les Martiennes
Lecturer specialized in the contemporary Spanish civilisation
former member of La Barbe and membrer of the Georgette Sand collective
Journalist and blogger for Tout à l’égo
CLAIRE SERRES COMBES
Spokeswoman of Osez le féminisme
Actress, movie director, scriptwriter and producer
President of the non-profit organization SOS Racisme
Researcher at Trinity College, Cambridge University.
Minister of Higher Education and Research
Founder and CEO of Will Strategy
Co-founder of the CoorpAcademy
Producteur de la série Bref
M6/ Director of Golden Moustache
What does the concept of loneliness and isolation represent in our individualistic society? If loneliness historically takes on a negative connotation, is it still relevant today, at a time where the human being is subject to a wide injunction: to succeed in life and be fulfilled as an individual?
While Internet critics continue to discover the new technologies as a source of neo-contemporary solitude, we need to ask ourselves the question of new networks and links weaved together through 2.0 tools. Of course, technology drives us to spend more time alone behind our screen, but it is undeniable that it redistributes the cards of socialization and helps to establish new connections between people, albeit virtual, but not unreal connections.
We initially tried to find out, in collaboration with our stakeholders, whether our individualistic societies have given birth to an ultra-modern solitude. Secondly, we analyzed the ways in which social bonds are reshaping digital society. Finally, we asked ourselves about the nature of new solidarities emerging through the web and social networks.
What is feminism nowadays and what are its issues? Is it still difficult to call one's self a feminist in 2014 and for what reasons?What are the modes of action of the new wave and what use is made of social networks?
Is the MOOC a simple tool to help education or can it revolutionize the classroom organization? How can we quantify their effectiveness and what would be the objectives of a massive deployment of public MOOCs? What would be the economic model for the French MOOCs against the English competition?
Has Internet developed a creation of an audiovisual diversity (on Internet and others older supports of broadcasting: TV, cinema…)?
Is the development of this newer forms of creation a threat or an opportunity for the “traditional” audiovisual industry?
What is the connection between these two existing universes? Can we make it all one day to the Internet Era? Those are the numerous questions we studied during this arena.