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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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Amsterdams Sociologisch Tijdschrift online

Good news in these difficult times: The university library of the State University of Groningen, the Netherlands, has digitalized all articles published in the Amsterdams Sociologisch Tijdschrift (AST), from the first issue in 1974 to the last one 2004, and … Continue reading

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CfP Process-Oriented Micro-Macro-Analysis

Call for Papers for the Session Process-Oriented Micro-Macro-Analysis: Mixing Methods in Longitudinal Analysis and Historical Sociology at the 1st RC33 Regional Conference on Social Science Methodology: Asia (Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan) Conference Date: September 11th – 14th, 2017 Submission Deadline … Continue reading

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Ryan Powell appeals for renewal of contacts!

Ryan Powell has just moved to the University of Sheffield (from the neighbouring Sheffield Hallam University). In the process, he has accidentally lost all his email contact lists. He appeals to his friends to email him at his new address, … Continue reading

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Changing Power Relations and the Drag Effects of Habitus

The conference on Changing Power Relations and the Drag Effects of Habitus: Theoretical and Empirical Approaches in the Twenty-First Century, organised by the Institute of Sociology at the Westphalian Wilhelms-University, Münster, Germany, will take place on 8–10 September 2016. For … Continue reading

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