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Social Sciences PhD Scholarships – repost

The School of Social Sciences is providing opportunities for promising academic talent to undertake doctoral study. This is a significant opportunity for those who show academic excellence in our areas of expertise. Successful applicants will be awarded £12,372 per annum … Continue reading

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Social Sciences PhD Scholarships

We are delighted to announce nine funded PhD studentships* in social sciences at Brunel University for UK, EU and international students for a January 2012 start, (or as soon as possible thereafter).

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CfP: Norbert Elias, emotional styles and historical change, 14-15 June, University of Adelaide

An Interdisciplinary Collaboratory – ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, Change Program, University of Adelaide 1. Conceptualization This is an international Collaboratory on the historical development of emotional styles in Europe and North America from medieval times … Continue reading

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Professor of Sociology, University College Dublin

University College Dublin is seeking applications for the position of Professor of Sociology in the UCD School of Sociology, UCD College of Human Sciences. The UCD School of Sociology holds the premier place in the field of sociology in Ireland … Continue reading

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Creating Knowledge—A Theory-Building Workshop in Case-Reconstructive Research in the Social Sciences 19-20 November 2010, Goettingen

A warm welcome to all participants! The issue of theory building is a constant accompaniment, requirement, and goal of many knowledge creators and scholars. The Workshop dealing with these topics is organized by doctoral students at the Faculty of Social … Continue reading

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Civilization: Critical Concepts in Political Science Edited and with a new introduction by Brett Bowden (Routledge)

Forthcoming from Routledge, June 2009. Order it for your library! Especially since the end of the Cold War, the concept of ‘civilization’ has been frequently deployed by those who seek to describe and explain the world in which we live. … Continue reading

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XVII World Congress of Sociology, Gothenburg, 11-17 July 2010

The official Call for Papers for the three proposed Figurational Sociology sessions at the 2010 ISA World Congress has now been posted on the Congress website. Please note the deadline for submission of abstracts to the session organizers – Robert … Continue reading

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UPDATE – ISA Forum 5-8 September 2008

It turns out that there are now some Ad Hoc sessions available to RC20 in Barcelona 5-8 September, so it would be possible to include some Figurational Sociology papers, if not within a distinct session, then at least together with … Continue reading

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15 Jan Deadline: 38th IIS World Congress, Budapest, 26-30 June 2008

A reminder that abstracts for the session Civilising and Decivilising Processes: Key Trends of the Twenty-First Century are due on 15 January 2008.  They should be sent either to Stephen Mennell or Robert van Krieken. Registration and accommodation arrangements are … Continue reading

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New Book: Cas Wouters: Informalization: Manners and Emotions since 1890

This highly original book explains the sweeping changes to twentieth-century regimes of manners and the self. It provides a wealth of empirical evidence to demonstrate how changes in the code of manners and motions in four western countries are characterised … Continue reading

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