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Mouvements sociaux. Quand le sujet devient acteur

Jun 21st, 2016 | By
Mouvement Sociaux

« Mouvements sociaux. Quand le sujet devient acteur » Geoffrey Pleyers & Brieg Capitaine dir. Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, juin 2016 Les mouvements sociaux ont profondément marqué la première partie des années 2010, marquée à la fois par la multiplication des « mouvements des places » (Indignés, Occupy, Gezi Park ou Nuit Debout) et la
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Call for Panels – Third ISA Forum Vienna 10 – 14 July 2016

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By

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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Claiming Society for God

May 20th, 2013 | By

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

May 15th, 2013 | By

 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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XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology

Jan 23rd, 2013 | By

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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Junior Professor in Sociology of Education and Family (W1)

Jan 4th, 2013 | By

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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Newsletter – Issue 4 – Winter 2012

Jan 3rd, 2013 | By

The RC47 Nesletter (issue 4, Winter 2012) is out! Check here.

New Cultural Frontiers – Call for Papers 5th issue

Dec 11th, 2012 | By

“Actors and Movements around Technology, Risks and Environment” Deadline: April 30th, 2013 You can download the call for papers here. After a series of major events such as natural disasters, nuclear accidents and huge environmental incidents, various actors – individuals and groups – who performed significant activities concerning these events (but who had also remained
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New Cultural Frontiers vol.3 Special Issue is out!

Nov 13th, 2012 | By

The third issue of New Cultural Frontiers is out! It is a special issue on “Memory Studies on Migration, Visual Culture“. The contributions presented were selected among those discussed during the international Workshop on “Sociological Uses of Memory” (October 27-29th 2011) held at the CADIS (Centre d’Analyse et d’Intervention Sociologiques) – EHESS (School for Advanced Studies
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Inequality and Integration in Times of Crisis

Nov 13th, 2012 | By

Congress of the Swiss Sociological Association June 26 – 28, 2013 at the University of Bern, Switzerland (download the Call for Paper here) Since Karl Marx first described the enormous social inequalities and their potential for social change at the beginning of industrialization in the 19th century, the origins, extent, and consequences of social inequality, as
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