Category Archives: Upcoming events

RC09 Newsletter – New Issue!

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It is our great pleasure to announce the new RC09 Newsletter – the first issue with the new editor Zophia Edwards, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Providence College. Here are couple words about the new issue from the eRC09-spring-2017ditor:

[Our 2017 Newsletter] contains a special opening by RC 09 Co-President Ulrike Schuerkens, a provocative piece by co-President Habibul H. Khondker, information about the RC 09 sessions in the upcoming ISA World Congress in Toronto, and recent publications by RC 09 members. Special thanks to all who sent submissions.

 

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RC09 Sessions at the ISA Congress 2018

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The list of RC09 sessions at the ISA World Congress in Toronto 2018 is already available online. Current and diverse – the issues covered by seventeen (!) RC09 sessions open possibilities for many interesting individual presentations in the field of social transformations and development. The call for paper abstracts just opened, so there is still plenty of time to carefully read RC09 session abstracts, select the session most suitable for your research interests and think about individual presentations (see guidelines for presenters). The deadline for selecting a session and submitting paper abstracts is September 30, 2017.toronto 2018.2

Travel Grants for Junior Sociologists

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364-slide-junior-1230x500ISA announced the Worldwide Competition for Junior Sociologists. The winners will be offered a travel grant to participate in the World Congress in Toronto 2018! If you obtained your MA degree less than 10 years ago – do not miss the opportunity to apply.

The procedure is simple and the prize very appealing.  Why not try?

We encourage you to send your original and not-yet-published academic paper  (up to 6,000 words) on social transformations and sociology of development to the Competition Committee. For more details press here. We will just add that the deadline is March 31, 2017.

ISA World Congress – Session Proposals

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obraz1The XIX ISA World Congress will be in Toronto, Canada (July 15-21, 2018) opens the call for submitting RC/WG/TG session proposals.

Deadline for submitting session proposals is March 15, 2017.

The main Congress theme is Power, Violence and Justice: Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities

RC 09 invites to propose sessions on globalization, inequality, labor markets, civil society organizations, and development, and other topics breaking new grounds in social transformations and sociology of development and in line with the main Congress theme.

Guidelines and specifics can be found on the ISA website for the World Congress.