Reinventing Elias: International Postgraduate Workshop

4–5 December 2018, Université Saint-Louis, Brussels

A postgraduate workshop led by Professors Robert van Krieken (University of Sydney) and Stephen Mennell (University College Dublin) will be held on 4–5 December, immediately before the opening of the conference on ‘Global Interdependencies: What’s new in the human society of individuals?’ (see

The workshop is particularly for PhD students interested in integrating civilising processes and historical sociology perspectives into their research. A provisional programme can be found at

There is no charge for the workshop, apart from a small charge for light refreshments, although participants will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs.

Enrolment in the workshop will be limited to 20 participants, and the closing date for applications is 30 September 2018. Those who would like to take part should send an email to Robert van Krieken – – briefly stating their interests and what they are currently working on.

Please feel free to forward this announcement to any individuals or organisations to whom it may be of interest.


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