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Established and Outsiders at the Same Time – free online

Established and Outsiders at the Same Time: Self-Images and We-Images of Palestinians in the West Bank and in Israel“, ed. Gabriele Rosenthal, Göttingen: Göttingen University Press, 2016. The online version of this book is available free – at http://univerlag.uni-goettingen.de/bitstream/handle/3/isbn-978-3-86395-286-0/GSSCA8_rosenthal.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y Palestinians frequently … Continue reading

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Liz Stanley: The Racializing Process – free download

[APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING] Dear Colleagues, For the five days between 1 and 5 July, Liz Stanley’s new book is available free for downloading for reading on all tablets and related devices, in a special Amazon promotion. The paperback is also … Continue reading

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Human Figurations 6: 1 – Contents of latest issue

Title Author(s) Editor’s Introduction Liston, Katie Apologia pro vita sociologica sua: social character and historical process, and why I became an Eliasian sociologist Mennell, Stephen The sociogenesis of terrorism as part of English–Irish relations during the nineteenth century Dunning, Michael … Continue reading

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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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