News & Events

Newsletter – July 2015 is out!

The new issue of the newsletter from the ISA Research Committee 47 is out now. You can download it here

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

ISA 47 Regional Conference “Social Movements in Central and Eastern Europe”, Bucharest 11-12 May, 2015

ISA 47 Regional Conference “Social Movements in Central and Eastern Europe”, Bucharest 11-12 May, 2015 The University of Bucharest organized on May 11-12, 2015 the International Sociological Association regional conference “Social Movements in Central and Eastern Europe” with the support of Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Romania. The Research Committee 47 (ISA 47) intended to evaluate the
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Call for Panels – Third ISA Forum Vienna 10 – 14 July 2016

Call for Panels Third ISA Forum Vienna 10 – 14 July 2016 Deadline: March 7th 2015 !! This is a call for panels. The call for papers will be published mid-April. Deadline for paper proposals is September 30th 2015.!! Panel proposals should be 20-25 lines long call for papers, connected to some element of the
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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” with the support of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Romania. The conference
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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

Newsletter – July 2015 is out!

The new issue of the newsletter from the ISA Research Committee 47 is out now. You can download it here

ISA 47 Regional Conference “Social Movements in Central and Eastern Europe”, Bucharest 11-12 May, 2015

ISA 47 Regional Conference “Social Movements in Central and Eastern Europe”, Bucharest 11-12 May, 2015 The University of Bucharest organized on May 11-12, 2015 the International Sociological Association regional conference “Social Movements in Central and Eastern Europe” with the support of Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Romania. The Research Committee 47 (ISA 47) intended to evaluate the
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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