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From the Multitude to Crowds in Social Movements - Publics, Gatherings, Networks and Media in the 21st Century
Catholic University of Portugal
Lisboa, Portugal
January 26-27, 2015



Imagining and Rethinking the Social: Challenges of Human and Social Sciences in Portuguese Language Spaces, 25 years after
XII Congresso Luso-Afro-Brasileiro
Lisboa, Portugal
February 1-5, 2015

Exploring Novel Theoretical and Empirical Approaches to Study the Shaping of (In)Equalities
3rd “Equal is not Enough” Conference
Antwerp, Belgium
February 4-6, 2015
Abstracts: April 1, 2014

Responding to China's Environmental Crisis: Interdisciplinary Approaches
China and the Environment in the Social Sciences Young Scholars Conference 2015
University of Vienna, Austria
February 27-28, 2015
Abstracts: November 30, 2014

MARCH 2015


Gender, Culture & Migration
University of Gdansk
Gdansk, Poland
March 6-7, 2015
Abstracts: December 1, 2014

pdf file The Community Perspective on Equity: Current Challenges
XII International Workshop Communities 2015
San Juan de los Remedios, Cuba
March 11-14, 2015
Abstracts: January 31, 2015

pdf file Professions, Bonds and Boundaries: Visioning a Globalising, Managed and Inclusive Professionalism
ISA Research Committee on Professional Groups, RC52 Interim Conference
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Italy
March 19-21, 2015
Abstracts: September 30, 2014

Global Inequalities: Hegemonic Shifts and Regional Differentiations
39th Annual Conference on the Political Economy of the World-­System
Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
March 19-­21, 2015
Abstracts: November 15, 2014

pdf file Transnational Academic Spaces
Bielefeld University, Germany
March 27, 2015
Abstracts: January 9, 2015

APRIL 2015


People, Place and Power
86th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association
California, USA
April 1-4, 2015

pdf file Transnationalism from Above and Below: The Dynamics of Place-making in the Global City
45th Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association
Miami, Florida
April 8-11, 2015
Abstracts: October 1, 2014

Narrating European Integration: Actors and Stories in Politics, Academia and Cultural Institutions
University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
April 16-18, 2015
Abstracts: June 15, 2014

Societies in Transition: Progression or Regression?
2015 Annual Conference of the British Sociological Association
Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, United Kingdom
April 15-17, 2015
Abstracts: October 17, 2014

Problems in Present-Day City
International Urban Studies Congress
Eskisehir, Turkey
April 16-17, 2015
Abstracts: December 31, 2014

Troubling Prostitution. Exploring Intersections of Sex, Intimacy and Labour
COST Action ProsPol
Vienna, Austria
April 17-18, 2015
Submissions: October 1, 2014

Quality of Life: A Challenge for Social Policy
Research Institute for Quality of Life
Bucharest, Romania
April 23-25, 2015
Applications: January 21, 2015

The Clash of Civilisations in the 21st Century
Croatian Sociological Association
Dubrovnik, Croatia
April 24-25, 2015
Abstracts: February 15, 2015

MAY 2015


The Arab Family in an Age of Transition: Challenges and Resilience
Doha International Family Institute
Doha, Qatar
May 2-4, 2015
Abstracts: October 15, 2014

9th Annual International Conference on Sociology
Athens Institute for Education and Research
Athens, Greece
May 4-7, 2015
Abstracts: October 6, 2014

Culture(s) in Sustainable Futures: Theories, Policies and Practices
University of Jyväskylä
Helsinki, Finland
May 6-8, 2015
Abstracts: December 5, 2014

Sociology of Law on the Move: Perspectives from Latin America
Unilasalle, Research Committee 12 on Sociology of Law of the ISA, Associação Brasileira de Pesquisadores em Sociologia do Direito
Canoas, Brazil
May 5-8, 2015
Abstracts: January 10, 2015

The Paradox of Paradox? Contradictions, Ironies and Surprises in Law, Economy and Society
Polish Sociological Association
Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Poland
May 11-12, 2015
Abstracts: December 15, 2014

Times of Rupture and Opportunity
II International Conference on Sociology of Public and Social Policies
Zaragoza, Spain
May 25-26, 2015
Abstracts: February 28, 2015

Precariedades, exclusiones, emergencias
XXXIII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association
San Juan, Puerto Rico
May 27-30, 2015

pdf file Future Sustainability — the role of Science in the Sustainable Development Goals
Future Earth Young Scientists Networking Conference on Integrated Science
Villa Vigoni, Italy
May 24-30, 2015
Applications: December 22, 2014

JUNE 2015


Glocalization: Social Scientific Approach towards Social Design for the Creation of a Multicultural Society
22nd International Federation of Social Science Organizations Conference
Seijo University, Japan
May 30-31, 2015
Abstracts: September 30, 2014

Pensadores y Sociólogos Latinoamericanos
I Congreso Internacional de Sociología
Machala, Ecuador
June 2-5, 2015

Scientific Culture on the Move: Forms of Mobilisation, Cultural and Political Contexts, Social Links
Science & You, Journées Hubert Curien International Conference
Nancy, France
June 1-6, 2015
Abstracts: September 15, 2014

Aging Families, Changing Families
Research Committes on Aging (RC11) and on Family Research (RC06) of the ISA
Syracuse, USA
June 3-6, 2015
Abstracts: December 15, 2014

The Information Society at the Crossroads. Response and Responsibility of the Sciences of Information
International Society for Information Studies
Vienna University of Technology, Austria
June 3-7, 2015
Abstracts: February 27, 2015

Rethinking Social Issues in Europe in Light of the Experiences of Emerging Countries?
Institut d'Etudes Politiques
Grenoble, France
June 10-12, 2015
Abstracts: October 15, 2014

Sport, Unity & Conflict
Twelfth European Association for Sociology of Sport Conference
Dublin, Ireland
June 10-13, 2015
Abstracts: January 31, 2015

2nd Annual International Conference on Demography and Population Studies
Athens Institute for Education and Research
Athens, Greece
June 15-18, 2015
Abstracts: November 17, 2014. Extended: February 23, 2015

Narratives of the Crisis: Myths and Realities of Contemporary Society
Research Committee 14 on Sociology of Communication, Knowledge and Culture of the ISA
Mid-term Conference
Thessaloniki, Greece
June 24-26, 2015
Abstracts: January 15, 2015

JULY 2015


Contours of Violence
XXII South African Sociological Association Congress
University of Johannesburg, South Africa
June 28-July 1, 2015
Abstracts: March 2, 2015

Balance, Technology, and Globalization
VI International Conference of Work and Family
IESE Business School
Barcelona, Spain
July 1-2, 2015
Abstracts: March 16, 2015

La sociologie, une science contre-nature?
Association Française de Sociologie
Université de Versailles St-Quentin en Yvelines, France
June 29-July 2, 2015

Contemporary Societies Faced with Energy Transitions
Second International Days of the Sociology of Energy
University François-Rabelais, France
July 1-3, 2015
Abstracts: November 15, 2014

4th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Educational Research
Asociación Multidisciplinar de Investigación Educativa
Valencia, Spain
July 2-3, 2015
Abstracts: January 19, 2015

Our Common Future under Climate Change
ICSU, Future Earth, UNESCO
Paris, France
July 7-10, 2015

Children and Childhoods Conference 2015
Unit for the Study of Children and Childhoods, University Campus Suffolk
Ipswich, United Kingdom
July 14-15, 2015
Abstracts: February 27, 2015

Networks of Dependency: Re-configurations of Clientelism, Patronage, and Corruption in the Middle East and North Africa
Philipps University
Marburg, Germany
July 21-22, 2015
Applications: January 10, 2015

pdf file (Persistent) Inequalities Reconsidered: Education and Social Mobility
University of Bern, Institute of Education and Society, University of Luxembourg
Monte Verià, Switzerland
July 26-31, 2015
Abstracts: January 5, 2015



Controlling Sexuality and Reproduction, Past and Present
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Canada
August 12-14, 2015
Abstracts: February 15, 2015

New Meanings of Work
International Interdisciplinary Conference on Research on Work
Turku School of Economics, University of Turku
Turku, Finland
August 19-21, 2015
Abstracts: January 15, 2015

Individualisation, Internationalisation and Family Policy
University College Dublin and the Research Committee 06 on Family Research of the ISA
Dublin, Ireland
August 20-22, 2015
Abstracts: January 12, 2015

pdf file Concurrences in Postcolonial Research. Perspectives, Methodologies, Engagements
Linnaeus University
Kalmar, Sweden
August 20-23, 2015
Applications: January 15, 2015

Sexualities in the Social World
110th American Sociological Association Annual Meeting
Chicago, USA
August 22-25, 2015
Abstracts: January 7, 2015

Differences, Inequalities and the Sociological Imagination
12th Conference of the European Sociological Association
Prague, Czech Republic
August 25-28, 2015
Abstracts: February 1, 2015

Balances y desafíos de una década larga (2001-2015): Apuntes y debates desde la Sociología
II Jornadas de Sociología de la Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales de la Universidad Nacional de Cuyo
Mendoza, Argentina
August 27-28, 2015
Sessions proposals: February 13, 2015

Frontiers of Inequality, Social Policy, and Welfare
Annual Research Committee 19 on Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy Conference
University of Bath, United Kingdom
August 26-28, 2015
Abstracts: February 15, 2015

The Ideal City: Between Myth and Reality. Representations, Policies, Contradictions and Challenges for Tomorrow's Urban Life
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Urbino Carlo Bo
ISA Research Committee 21 on Sociology of Urban and Regional Development
Urbino, Italy
August 27-29, 2015
Abstracts: January 31, 2014



Transforming Global Relations for a Just World
3rd World Social Science Forum
International Social Science Council
Durban, South Africa
September 13-16, 2015
Abstracts: March 1, 2015

Dealing with Complexity in Society: From Plurality of Data to Synthetic Indicators
ISA RC55 Mid-term Conference
University of Padua, Italy
September 17-18, 2015
Deadline: February28, 2015

The Worlds of Violence
9th Pan-European Conference on International Relations
European International Studies Association and the University of Catania
Giardini Naxos, Italy
September 23-26, 2015
Abstracts: January 15, 2015



Capital, Labor and South-South Development
School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University
New York, USA
October 9-11, 2015
Abstracts: January 31, 2014

pdf file IV Congreso Internacional de Ciencias, Tecnologías y Culturas
Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile
October 9-12, 2015
Symposium proposals: June 30, 2014

A Critical Moment: Sex/Gender Research at the Intersection of Culture, Brain, & Behavior
6th Foundation for Psychocultural Research-UCLA Interdisciplinary Conference
California, USA
October 23-24, 2015



First International Conference
UNESCO Chair in Anticipatory Systems
Trento, Italy
November 5-7, 2015
Abstracts: April 15, 2015

Transformaciones Democráticas, Justicia Social y Procesos de Paz
VII Conferencia Latinoamericana y Caribeña de Ciencias Sociales
Medellín, Colombia
November 9-13, 2015



Pueblos en Movimiento: Un Nuevo Diálogo en las Ciencias Sociales
XXX Congreso ALAS
San José, Costa Rica
November 20-December 3, 2015

JULY 2016


pdf file Sociétés en changement, sociologie en mouvement
XXème Congrès de L’'Association internationale des sociologues de langue française
Montréal, Canada
July 4-8, 2016

Third ISA Forum of Sociology
The Futures we Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World
Vienna, Austria
July 10-14, 2016

Second International Conference on Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional and Multicultural Contexts
International Workshop on Comparative Survey Design and Implementation
Chicago, USA
July 2016
Abstracts: July 1, 2014



Sustainable and Just Rural Transitions: Connections and Complexities
XIV World Congress of Rural Sociology
Toronto, Canada
August 10-14, 2016
Session proposals: January 15, 2015



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