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Neoliberalism and Contemporary Challenges for the Asia-Pacific
The Australian Sociological Association
Cairns, Australia
November 23–26, 2015
Abstracts: August 28, 2015

Harmonious Development, Common Prosperity and the Transformation of Cities and Regions
Regional Studies Association
Zhejiang University, China
November 25-27, 2015
Abstracts: July 31, 2015

pdf file Embodiment as Culture: the Body Times in the Light of Cultural Difference
ISA Research Committee on The Body in the Social Sciences
Rome, Italy
November 27-28, 2015
Abstracts: August 31, 2015. Extended: September 15, 2015.



Pueblos en Movimiento: Un Nuevo Diálogo en las Ciencias Sociales
XXX Congreso ALAS
San José, Costa Rica
November 20-December 3, 2015
Abstracts: April 15, 2015

Power, Acceleration and Metrics in Academic Life
Prague, Czech Republic
December 2-4, 2015
Abstracts: May 1, 2015

Science International
International Council for Science
Pretoria, South Africa
December 7-9, 2015

Economic Analysis of Law
11th Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Law and Economics
Napoli, Italy
December 18-19, 2015
Abstracts: October 2, 2015



Social Character and Historical Processes: A Conference in Honour of Stephen Mennell
School of Sociology, University College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland
7-8 January 2016

Legacies of Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt: From Philology to Sociology
Université Sorbonne-Paris-Cité, France
January 26, 2016
Abstracts: October 15, 2015

“Between the Carrot and the Stick”: Emerging Needs and Forms for Non-state Actors Including NGOs and Informal Organizations in Contemporary Russia
Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland
January 28-29, 2016
Abstract: September 4, 2015



Subaltern Sociology: Social Justice, Islands, and Movements
37th Annual Hawai’i Sociological Association Conference
University of Hawai’i, USA
February 20-21, 2016
Abstracts: November 27, 2015

pdf file  Secularisms and the Formations of Religion in Asia: Pluralism, Globalization, Modernities
Global Asia Research Cluster, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, NTU
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
February 29 - March 1, 2016
Abstracts: July 13, 2015

MARCH 2016


Social Justice in the Global City? Contested Views on Social Control, Borders, and Equity
46th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association
San Diego, USA
March 16-19, 2016
Abstracts: October 1, 2015

pdf file The Global Transformation of Work: Market Integration, China’s Rise, and Labor Adaptation
School of Management and Labor Relations
Rutgers University, USA
March 17-18, 2016
Abstracts: December 15, 2015

Religious Facts and Media
Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités
Paris, France
March 23-24, 2016
Abstracts: September 15, 2015

China in the Middle East. Neoliberalism with Chinese Characteristics and Political Transformations in the Middle East
Doha, Qatar
March 23-24, 2016
Abstracts: November 30, 2015

APRIL 2016


Global Societies: Fragmenting and Connecting
British Sociological Association Annual Conference
Aston University, United Kingdom
April 6-8, 2016
Abstracts: October 16, 2015

Global Commodity Chains, Social Inequalities and Social Movements: The Past and Present of World-Systems Research
40th Annual Conference on the Political Economy of the World-System
University of Maryland, USA
April 8-9, 2016
Abstracts: September 30, 2015

Health Humanities: Social Accountability in Action
Creating Space VI Symposium
Montréal, Canada
April 15-16, 2016
Abstracts: November 30, 2015

MAY 2016


Questioning Self-Medication: A Socially and Geographically Situated Bricolage
University of Nantes, France
May 11-13, 2016
Abstracts: January 15, 2016

Diversity Encounters: Intersectional and Post-colonial Perspectives
Humboldt University of Berlin and National University of Singapore
Berlin, Germany
May 23-26, 2016
Abstracts: October 15, 2015

Gender Studies in Debate: Pathways, Challenges and Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Institute of Social and Political Sciences
University of Lisbon, Portugal
May 25-27, 2016
Abstracts: November 30, 2015

JUNE 2016


pdf file Las ciencias sociales en América Latina y el Caribe hoy: Perspectivas, debates y agendas de investigación
II Congreso de la Asociación Argentina de Sociología
Pre ALAS 2016
June 6-8, 2016
Abstracts: March 21, 2016

2016 Larasa World Leisure Congress
Larasa and World Leisure Organization
Durban, South Africa
June 27-30, 2016
Applications: June 30, 2015

JULY 2016


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

pdf file Monuments, Relics and Revivals
Research Committee on History of Sociology of the ISA
University of Warsaw, Poland
July 6-8, 2016
Abstracts: February 15, 2016

Sociétés en mouvement, sociologie en changement
XXème Congrès de l'Association Internationale des Sociologues de Langue Française
Montréal, Canada
July 4-8, 2016
Abstracts: January 15, 2016

Submerged Conflicts. Ethnography of the Invisible Resistances in the Quotidian
6th Ethnography and Qualitative Research Conference
Bergamo, Italy
June 8-11, 2016
Abstracts: January 15, 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

pdf file Understanding Key Challenges for European Societies in the 21st Century
3rd International European Social Survey Conference
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
July 13-15, 2016
Abstracts: January 17, 2016

Politics in a World of Inequality
International Political Science Association World Congress of Political Science
Istanbul, Turkey
July 23-28, 2016
Abstracts: October 7, 2015. Extended: October 14, 2015.

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



An Age and its Ends: Social Science in the Era of the Anthropocene
Eleventh International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
Imperial College London, United Kingdom
2-4 August, 2016
Deadline: July 2, 2015

Poverty's Causes and Consequences in the Urban Developing World
University of Jyväskylä and Nordic Africa Institute
University of Jyväskylä, Finland
August 4-6, 2016
Abstracts: November 30, 2015

Migration and Social Inequality: Global Perspectives, New Boundaries
18th Nordic Migration Conference
University of Oslo, Norway
August 11-12, 2016
Applications: November 15, 2015

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

Child Poverty in Times of Crisis
Centre for Ethics and Poverty Research and Acadamics Stand Against Poverty
University of Salzburg, Austria
August 25-26, 2016
Abstracts: January 31, 2016

Demographic Change and Policy Implications
European Association for Population Studies
Mainz, Germany
August 31- September 3, 2016
Abstracts: December 15, 2015



9th International Conference on Social Science Methodology
ISA Research Committee on Logic and Methodology
University of Leicester, United Kingdom
September 11-16, 2016
Abstracts: October 31, 2015

Solidarity in the Time of Distrust
XVI Polish Sociological Congress
Gdańsk, Poland
September 14-17, 2016
Abstracts: March 31, 2016

¿Qué será, será? Adolescent Research into the Future: Visions and Challenges
15th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Adolescence
Cádiz, Spain
September 16-19, 2016
Abstracts: March 31, 2016

Transformations of the Military Profession
ISA Research Committee on Armed Forces and Conflict Resolution Interim Conference
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
September 25-28, 2016
Sessions proposals: September 30, 2015



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