Ready to read: our 2019-1 Newsletter is out now!

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this issue!

Nesletter 1-2019

Our new Rc09 Newsletter issue N° 01-2019 is out and you can  find it here: READ NEWSLETTER

Together we collected 30 pages of relevant and current content from the RC09 members to the community interested in research on social transformations and sociology of development.

In this edition, you will find the following:

  • New RC09 initiative
  • Mini-symposium report
  • Member publications
  • Conference reports
  • Upcoming events
  • RC09 sessions at he ISA Forum 2020 in Brazil
  • Announcements

We hope you find interesting and useful information for your work.

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Send us your contributions for the Newsletter!

Send your newsletter items to by May 17, 2019. 

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This Newsletter is a platform to publicize your research and training efforts, to share what you are doing and/or what you have done. These will allow us to create a worldwide network that connects scholars interested in social transformations and sociology of development towards leading to new research opportunities and collaborations.

Please send us abstracts of your new publications, grants, and upcoming conferences. We also encourage you to write a book review or short essay on the topic relevant to RC09 field and also send us your interviews with scholars in your research area. We also welcome academic poster or infographics.

This is a great oportunity to show and share!

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Ready for Brazil 2020?


In the city of Porto Alegre (Brazil), the IV ISA Forum of Sociology will take place on July 14-18, 2020.

This Forum has the goal to address the discussions and projects around the interconnections and possible solutions over four pressing issues: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities and Intersectionality.

We invite all RC09 scholars to submit session proposals until March 15, 2019, in order to participate in the sessions organized by our committee. Read more in the following link:

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RC09 Newsletter – autumn/winter 2018

Take a look at the latest version of RC09 NewslRC09 newsletter_2018(2)_FRONT_PAGEetter (autumn/winter edition), prepared by our Editor Ilona Wysmułek!

In this edition, you will find the following:

  • Book review, by Jennifer Y.J. Hsu
  • Member publications
  • Special issues
  • New projects
  • Grants and awards
  • Conference reports
  • Announcements

Many thanks to our members who submitted their work for this issue, it wouldn’t be possible without your participation!


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We are happy to announce that we have launched our Twitter and Facebook accounts!

In order to maintain closer contact with members of RC09 and scholars interested in social transformations and sociology of development around the world, we are in the social media world!

Our “presence” in social media will help us to reach more people and communicate better about upcoming events and other activities related to the committee and ISA, as well as to engage people in the reflection about pressing issues on the topics of RC09 interest.

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Elected: RC09 Board 2018-2022


The RC09 Executive Board 2018-2022 has been elected!
We congratulate Habibul Khondker and Ulrike Schuerkens who continue to be the RC09 Co-Presidents! Rc09 also has a new Secretary/Treasurer Brian Dill and a larger team of website and newsletter editors – Ilona Wysmulek, Almendra Orbegoso, and Devparna N. Roy – honored and excited to serve the RC09 community of scholars! The newly elected board members are Samuel Cohn, Joshua Kjerulf Dubrow, Tamara Heran Cubillos, Hasan Mahmud, Dieter Neubert and Victor Roudometof.
Looking forward to a fruitful and exciting 4-year period filled with new activities!
Read more about the RC09 Executive Board, its members or join the network.