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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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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ISA Buenos Aires – RC47 Session Program

Jul 28th, 2012 | By

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 1)  New Trends and Theoretical Approach in the Field of Social Mobilizations and Social Change Wednesday, August 1, 2012: 9:00 AM-10:30 AM OB 38 (Faculty of Economics) RC48 Social Movements, Collective Actions and Social Change (host committee) RC47 Social Classes and Social Movements Session Organizer: Benjamín TEJERINA, University of the Basque Country, Spain Emergence
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Claiming Society for God

Jun 5th, 2012 | By

Claiming Society for God Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States Nancy J. Davis and Robert V. Robinson “Illuminating intersections of religion and public life in four different nations, this book is topical. Given that two of these nations are in the Middle East and one of them is Egypt,
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Global Modernity and Social Contestation – Rio de Janiero 24-26/05/2012

Apr 26th, 2012 | By
Global modernity and social contestation

Global Modernity and Social Contestation O Seminário Internacional – Global odernity and Social Contestation tem como objetivo central reunir destacados especialistas internacionais (provenientes da Índia, China, África do Sul, Zimbábue, Moçambique, Espanha, Alemanha, Estados Unidos, Bolívia, Argentina, além do Brasil) para discutir as interações entre a teoria crítica e as contestações sociais. Desenvolvidos habitualmente como campos de
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Bilbao Conference – 9-10 February 2012

Jan 11th, 2012 | By

From Social to Political. New Forms of Mobilization and Democratization International Conference 9-10 February 2012 Bizkaia Aretoa UPV-EHU, Bilbao You can find below a link to the conference website. In order to fill out the registration form you will need to use the following code: Bilbao. Mind that every participant (whether main author, co-author or
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Contested cities: voices of the margins – University of Pune

Dec 19th, 2011 | By

Department of Sociology, University of Pune, Pune, Inida Centre for Advanced Studies National seminar on Contested cities: voices of the margins 17-18th January 2012 Contemporary urban in India is ever changing. Rapid rate of urbanization, expansion of small and big cities, growing service industry attracting scores of migrants to cities, the government’s focus on the
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