News & Events

ISA-RC 47: New Perspectives for 2014-2018

ISA-RC 47: New Perspectives for 2014-2018   This intellectual project was presented by the new board at the RC 47 General Assembly at the World Congress of Sociology in July 2014. The second part of the document (Publications & meetings) was updated in November 2014. I. Insightful approaches to social movements Bringing together social scientists
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New Cultural Frontiers

New Cultural Frontiers is a new peer-reviewed on-line journal publishing submissions by doctoral students and junior faculty. Supported by the Research Committee 47 - Social Classes and Social Movements of the International Sociological Association, the scientific board includes well-known social science scholars from around the globe. The Journal is truly international, both in terms of contributions and editorial structure. The editorial board is composed by one editor and five co-editors for different regions of the world.

Papers may be written in English, French or Spanish. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches are particularly welcome.

Find further information here on New Cultural Frontiers Website.

Conferences

Social movements in Central and Eastern Europe

Social movements in Central and Eastern Europe ISA-RC 47 regional conference University of Bucharest, 11-12 May 2015 The 2015 Conference on Social movements in Central and Eastern Europe is organized by the University of Bucharest and the ISA Research Committee 47 “Social classes and social movements”. The conference will provide a platform to share and
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MOUVEMENTS SOCIAUX DU XXIe SIÈCLE – Journée d’Etudes

COLLEGE D’ETUDES MONDIALES (FMSH), chaire « Destins mondiaux de l’Amérique latine » et CADIS (EHESS-CNRS) MOUVEMENTS SOCIAUX DU XXIe SIÈCLE   Journée d’étude et de réflexion organisée par Antimo Farro et Yvon Le Bot   Jeudi 4 décembre, 9h-18h30   Salle 638-640 190, avenue de France, 75013 Paris Métro: BNF ou Quai de la Gare   Inscriptions
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poster-isa-congress2014 XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology

Call for Sessions   In the framework of the next XVIII ISA World Congress the focus of RC47 will be on themes of democracy, injustice, equality and the growing role of an actor’s affirmation against systemic forms of oppression. RC47 asks its members to develop sessions on these themes and their linkages with contemporary conflicts
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Books

Claiming Society for God

Nancy Davis and Robert Robinson’s Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States (Indiana University Press, 2012) has been awarded the gold medal in the Religion category of the Independent Publishers Book Awards, which recognize books by university and independent presses. The book also won the
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Our Violent World. Terrorism in Society

 What can the analysis of violence and terror tell us about the modern world? Why is violence often used to achieve religious, cultural or political goals? Can we understand the search for the extreme that increasingly shapes violence today? From 1960s student movements to today’s global jihad, this text explores the factors and debates shaping
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News & Events

ISA-RC 47: New Perspectives for 2014-2018

ISA-RC 47: New Perspectives for 2014-2018   This intellectual project was presented by the new board at the RC 47 General Assembly at the World Congress of Sociology in July 2014. The second part of the document (Publications & meetings) was updated in November 2014. I. Insightful approaches to social movements Bringing together social scientists
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A new board and a new vision

Discover the new elected board and the new collaborators of RC47 for the upcoming years: Click here   Discover the new vision for a more democratic, accountable, decentralized and convivial RC47: Click here  

Job Opportunities

Junior Professor in Sociology of Education and Family (W1)

The School of Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim invites applications for a Junior Professor in Sociology of Education and Family  (W1) to be filled as soon as possible. We seek a scholar with an innovative research agenda and internationally visible publications in the field of sociology of family and/or education. The successful candidate
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Job opportunities in University of Mannheim

The School of Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim invites applications for a position of Full Professor in Statistics and Social Research Methods (W3, Chair) Here you can download all information Deadline: 31 July 2011