By Gabriela Campillo F.
“The (re) construction of the social in times of pandemics and post-pandemics. Critical contributions from Latin American and Caribbean social sciences”. Under this concept, the XXXIII Latin American Congress of Sociology, ALAS, was held between August 14 and 19, 2022, in Mexico.
Six researchers from different categories associated with the Millennium Institute for Care Research, MICARE, were part of the thirty-third edition of this international congress.
Our associate researcher María Beatriz Fernández, UC Sociology academic, spoke on “Promotion of resilience through religiosity among Chilean older people during the COVID-19 outbreak”.
María Soledad Herrera, associate researcher at MICARE and UC Sociology academic, presented “Involvement between grandparents and grandchildren in Chile: Typology and predictors.”
Both researchers presented in the Working Group 20 on Sociology of Childhood, Youth and Aging.
Our associate researcher Vanessa Vega, PUCV Pedagogy academic, and postgraduate student Félix González participated in two presentations: “Perceptions on Self-Care for Independent Living of adults with Intellectual Disabilities” and “Perception of barriers and facilitators for the development of the Independent living of adults with intellectual disabilities.
This exhibition was part of Working Group 18, on Health, Social Security and Persons with Disabilities.
Finally, MICARE research assistants Carolina Cornejo and Pío Marshall presented about “Gender differences in care trajectories and changes in depressive symptoms in the adult population in Chile.”