Call for abstracts: XIX ISA World Congress

16th Aug 2017 | By and | Category: 2018 (Toronto), News & Events

The XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology (Toronto, July 15-21, 2018) will focus on how scholars, public intellectuals, policy makers, journalists and activists from diverse fields can and do contribute to our understanding of power, violence and justice. In this context, the Research Committee on Social Classes and Social Movements (RC47) participates with 21 panels related to several dimensions of these broad topics. Particularly, our main aim is try to analyze the relationship between social movements with comprehensive changes of contemporary societies, including social classes, democracy, information and communication technologies, repression, migration, among others.

See our program in this pdf document and join us, submitting your abstract! Have a look at the section “How to present a paper” (p. 13) and don’t hesitate to contact the panel coordinators for more information about their panel.

Membership of RC47 is not compulsory but will be taken into account in the abstract selection process. Please join us at

Our aim is to foster a global dialogue among sociologists of social movements. Therefore, all panels should include about half of the speakers from the Global South.

Program Coordinators:
Geoffrey PLEYERS, Belgium/France
Breno BRINGEL Brazil

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