Social movement scholar Giulio Regeni murdered in Cairo

Mar 17th, 2016 | By

Italian and Turkish translations below.   Social movement scholar Giulio Regeni murdered in Cairo Geoffrey Pleyers, President of ISA47 “Social movements” 08.02.2016 (here you can download the pdf version) It is very sad news to learn the forced disappearance, torture and murder of our young colleague Giulio Regeni. He was conducting a doctoral research on
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ISA FORUM Vienna 2016 Call for papers

Jul 20th, 2015 | By

Here you can find all the RC47 call for papers for the Third ISA Forum that will be held in Vienna next July 2016. (you can also download the CFP here) 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology July, 10-14 2016, Vienna Austria ISA-RC 47“Social classes and social movements” Abstract proposals should be sent to the panel
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Newsletter – July 2015 is out!

Jul 2nd, 2015 | By

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



Report from ISA 47 Regional Conference “Social Movements in Central and Eastern Europe”

May 18th, 2015 | By

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

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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Newsletter – January 2015 is out now!

Jan 30th, 2015 | By

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



ISA-RC 47: New Perspectives for 2014-2018

Dec 16th, 2014 | By and

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. Table of Contents: I.   Insightful approaches to social movements II.  A democratic, accountable, more decentralized and convivial
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A new board and a new vision

Oct 17th, 2014 | By

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  



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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