Author Archives: Robert van Krieken

Fifth Annual Workshop on Comparative Historical Approaches to Fiscal Sociology, Chicago, 20 Nov 2013

In recent years, scholars from a variety of disciplines have embarked on an innovative wave of multidisciplinary research on the social and historical sources and consequences of taxation. We invite interested graduate students from history, law, and the social sciences … Continue reading

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Call for expressions of interest, encyclopedia entries

Dear all, The editorial team for the forthcoming Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Social Theory is looking for contributors for a number of entries in the Social History section. The length required is indicated, and sadly there’s no fee involved. If you … Continue reading

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Habermas and Elias

I’m in the middle of looking at what Habermas means by ‘refeudalization’ (in The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere), and it turns on his conception of ‘representative publicity’, one of his even more inelegant terms – the thing is … Continue reading

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ISA World Forum, RC20, Buenos Aires 1-4 August 2012

For some reason we haven’t posted this CfP on the blog earlier, but there is a session within RC 20 Comparative Sociology in the ISA World Forum in Buenos Aires, 1-4 August 2012, set aside for Eliasian or figurational papers. … Continue reading

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