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Memorial Service for Bruce Mazlish

A memorial service for Bruce Mazlish will be held on Thursday 20 April at 13.00 EST in the Samberg Conference Centre, 6th Floor, 50 Memorial Drive, Cambridge MA. Any readers of this blog in the greater Boston area may like … Continue reading

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Cambio CfP: Is (historical) sociology Eurocentric?

CAMBIO. Rivista sulle trasformazioni sociali – Number 13, June 2017 For the Review’s monographic section we will consider theoretical and empirical research contributions on the topic: Is (historical) sociology Eurocentric? Nation building, European integration and cosmopolitanism: critical and normative visions Edited … Continue reading

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ESA Athens 29 August–1 September 2017

Steve Loyal will be attending the European Sociological Association’s 13th Annual Conference in Athens in August. He would like to know whether any other readers of this blog will be there. If you are attending, please contact Steve directly at … Continue reading

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Death of Andy Furlong

It is my great sadness to inform the readers of this blog that Professor Andy Furlong of the University of Glasgow died aged 60 on Monday 30th January. Andy was a student in the Department of Sociology at the University … Continue reading

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Call to propose RC/WG/TG SESSIONs, ISA World Congress, Toronto 1018

Dear Colleagues: The Call to propose RC/WG/TG SESSIONs for the world congress in Toronto is online, with the system open for submissions until March 15, 2017: http://www.isa-sociology.org/en/conferences/world-congress/toronto-2018/call-for-sessions/ RC/WG/TG boards have then about three weeks to finalize their list of proposed … Continue reading

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Booking Open: Symposium in Honour of Professor Eric Dunning

I’m pleased to announce that booking is now open for the Symposium in Honour of Professor Eric Dunning on the 4th March 2017. Please click here: http://shop.le.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/leicester-conferences/sociology/symposium-in-honour-of-professor-eric-dunning Booking should be pretty straightforward. But please be sure to select the right package. … Continue reading

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New Book: Children of the Welfare State

Children of the Welfare State: Civilising Practices in Schools, Childcare and Families By Laura Gilliam and Eva Gulløv Children of the Welfare State explores the civilizing projects of children’s institutions under the auspices of the welfare state. By combining sociologist Norbert … Continue reading

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Film Première: Pioneers of Group Analysis

The première of a new film, Pioneers of Group Analysis will take place in London on Sunday 15 January at 16:00 at: Royal Society of Medicine, Guy Whittle Auditorium, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE. (Nearest tube: Bond Street or … Continue reading

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Eric Dunning’s 80th birthday: celebratory symposium

4 March, 2017, College Court, Leicester This event is will be a relaxed and informal gathering to celebrate Eric Dunning’s 80th birthday, and also to use it as an event recognising his outstanding contribution to sociology. Sessions will be relatively … Continue reading

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2016 International Civilising Processes Symposium, Vittoria, Brazil. 21st-25th November, 2016

With the support of the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Level Personnel (Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior) – (CAPES/BRA), in 2016 the International Symposium ‘Civilising Processes’ reaches it sixteenth edition with the expectation of guaranteeing the … Continue reading

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