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APRIL 2014


School Choice and School Differentiation in Comparative Perspective
Higher School of Economics
St. Petersburg, Russia
April 14-16, 2014
Abstracts: February 28, 2014

Changing Society
British Sociological Association Annual Conference
University of Leeds, United Kingdom
April 23-25, 2014
Abstracts: October 18, 2013

Demographic Differential Vulnerability to Natural Disasters in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population
Kao Lak (Phang Nga), Thailand
April 23–25, 2014
Abstracts: October 31, 2013

From Vulnerable Places to Resilient Territories: The Path to Sustainable Development
Regional Studies Association Global Conference 2014
Fortaleza, Brazil
April 27-30, 2014
Submissions: February 23, 2014

MAY 2014


Between Abundance and Scarcity: Water and Societies in the Arab-Mediterranean World and the Countries of the South
Tunisian-Mediterranean Association for Historical, Social and Economic Studies
Beja, Tunisia
April 28-30, 2014
Abstracts: December 31, 2013

8th Annual International Conference on Sociology
Athens Institute for Education and Research
Athens, Greece
May 5-8, 2014
Abstracts: October 7, 2013

The Welfare State in Portugal in the Age of Austerity
University of Lisbon, School of Economics and Management
Lisbon, Portugal
May 9-10, 2014
Abstracts: December 15, 2013

From Diffusion of Practices to Practices of Diffusion. Workshop on the Circulation of Ideas, Procedures and Regulations in Culture, Law and Economy
Polish Sociological Association
Warsaw, Poland
May 12-13, 2014
Abstracts: December 15, 2013

1st International Communication Science & Media Studies Congress
Faculty of Communication, Kocaeli University
Kocaeli, Turkey
May 12-14, 2014
Abstracts: January 30, 2014

Re-Thinking Social Inequality
Volkswagen Foundation
Hanover, Germany
May 12-14, 2014

Global-Regional-Local. Institutions, Relations, Networks. Past and Future of the Sociology of Law
25th Anniversary Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law
Oñati, Spain
May 21-23, 2014
Abstracts: January 21, 2014

pdf file Corruption, Conflits d’Intérêts, Copinage: Que Peut l’Éthique Devant nos Problèmes Actuels?
Chaire d’Éthique Appliquée de l’Université de Sherbrooke
Québec, Canada
May 21-23, 2014
Abstracts: January 30, 2014

Trust. MatchPoints Seminar
Aarhus University, Denmark
May 22-24, 2014
Workshop proposals: January 15, 2014

The Future of the Global World and Global Studies
1st Multidisciplinary Summit of the Global and International Research Associations
Moscow, Russian Federation
May 21-24, 2014
Abstracts: February 15, 2014

JUNE 2014


Ecosystems and Human Wellbeing in the Green Economy
Young Scientists Networking Conference on Integrated Science
Villa Vigoni, Italy
May 25-31, 2014
Abstracts: January 7, 2014

Turkish Migration Conference 2014. Comparative Perspectives and Continuities
Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies
London, United Kingdom
May 30 - June 1, 2014
Abstracts: September 24, 2013

Changing Population: Migration, Reproduction and Identity
University of Trento, Italy
June 3-5, 2014
Abstracts: January 31, 2014

pdf file Energy Transitions as Societal Transitions: Challenges for the Present and the Future
2nd Energy & Society Conference
Midterm conference of ESA RN 12, in cooperation with ISA Research Committe on Environment and Society RC 24
Krakow, Poland
June 4-6, 2014
Abstracts: December 15, 2013

Perspectives on Conflict. Exploring Legal and Other Forms of Regulation
University of Glasgow, Scotland
June 6, 2014
Abstracts: February 7, 2014

Ethnography and Qualitative Research Conference
International Conference
University of Bergamo, Italy
June 5-7, 2014
Proposals: February 17, 2014

5th Ethnography and Qualitative Research Conference
University of Bergamo
Bergamo, Italy
June 5-7, 2014
Abstracts: Februay 17, 2014

Organizing Inclusion: Beyond Privileges and Discrimination
7th Equality, Diversity and Inclusion International Conference
Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany
June 8-10, 2014
Abstracts: January 15, 2014

Ninth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
June 11-13, 2014
Abstracts: April 8, 2014

Post-Cold War Borders: Global Trends and Regional Responses
Association for Borderlands Studies 1st World Conference
Joensuu, Finland – St. Petersburg, Russia
June 9-13, 2014
Abstracts: November 30, 2013

Towards a European Society? Boundaries, Borders, Barriers
Croatian Sociological Association
Zagreb, Croatia
June 13–15, 2014
Abstracts: February 17, 2014. Extended: March 3, 2014

Diverse Regions: Building Resilient Communities and Territories
Regional Studies Association European Conference 2014
Izmir, Turkey
June 15-18, 2014
Abstracts: February 24, 2014

pdf file Margins of Work and Employment: Forms, Stakes, Processes
14th International Conference of Sociology of Work
University Lille 1, France
June 17-19, 2014
Abstracts: December 7, 2013

1st Annual International Conference on Demography and Population Studies
Athens Institute for Education and Research
Athens, Greece
June 16-19, 2014
Abstracts: February 17, 2014

Structural Transformation in Africa and Beyond
15th Annual Global Development Conference
Accra, Ghana
18-20 June, 2014
Abstracts: January 31, 2014

Seventh Global Studies Conference
Center for Global Studies
Shanghai University, China
June 19-21, 2014
Abstracts: April 15, 2014

Higher Education, Mobility and Migration In and Out of Africa
Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria
June 19-21, 2014
Abstracts: February 15, 2014

From the Past to the Present and towards Possible Futures: The Collected Works of Norbert Elias
University of Leicester, United Kingdom
June 20–22, 2014
Abstracts: December 31,2013

pdf file Labour in East and Southeast Europe: Institutions and Practices Between Formality and Informality
Second Annual Conference of the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies
Regensburg, Germany
June 26-28, 2014
Abstracts: January 13, 2013

Parental Movements: The Politicization of Motherhood and Fatherhood in Central and Eastern Europe and the Post-Soviet Region
Södertörns University, Sweden
June 2014
Papers: January 15, 2014

Bridging Theory and Method: American, European, and Russian Studies
Networks in The Global World 2014
St. Petersburg, Russia
June 27-29, 2014
Abstracts: December 24, 2013

Socio-Economic Sustainability, Regional Development and Spatial Planning: European Dimensions & Perspectives
International conference
University of the Aegean, Greece and ISA Research Committee on Societechnics - Social Practice RC26
Mytilene, Lesvos, Greece
June 27 – 30, 2014
Submissions: March 30, 2014. Extended: April 18, 2014

JULY 2014


Music, Marxism, and The Frankfurt School
School of Music, University College Dublin, Ireland
July 2-4, 2014
Abstracts: December 31, 2013

How Do Education Systems Shape Educational Inequalities?
Institute of Education and Society, University of Luxembourg
Centre Culturel de Rencontre Abbaye of Neumünster, Luxembourg City
July 2-4, 2014
Deadline: December 15, 2013

Unnatural Futures Conference
University of Tasmania, Australia
July 3-4, 2014
Abstracts: January 31, 2014

The Institutional Foundations of Distributed and Open Innovation
Mini-Conference at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics
Northwestern University and the University of Chicago
July 10-­12, 2014
Abstracts: January 20, 2014

Migration and Integration Research
Annual BAGSS Conference
University of Bamberg, Germany
July 14-15, 2014
Abstracts: April 15, 2014

Facing an Unequal World: Challenges for Global Sociology
XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology
Yokohama, Japan
July 13-19, 2014

Gender and Disaster Research and Policy Forum
Side-event ISA World Congress of Sociology
Science Council of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
July 20, 2014

Perspectivas críticas en Antropología Social. Construcciones teóricas y prácticas desde América Latina
XI Congreso Argentino de Antropología Social
Facultad de Humanidades y Artes de la Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina
July 23-26, 2014
Resúmenes: 17 de Marzo de 2014

pdf file Autobiographies and Biographies about Adoption. Narration and Search for Identity: Genetic or Cultural Imperative?
XIII Symposium of the Scientific Observatory of the Written, Oral and Filmic Memory and of the Autobiographical Patrimony
Bovino, Italy
July 23-26, 2014
Abstracts: March 16, 2014



pdf file Global Social Governance. Developing International Social Science Research and Impacting the Policy Process
International Social Science Council
London, United Kingdom
July 28 - August 3, 2014
Applications: March 2, 2014

Exploring Blind Spots
27th Conference of the Nordic Sociological Association
Lund, Sweden
August 14-16, 2014

Fifty Years Later: From a War on Poverty to a War on the Poor
The Society for the Study of Social Problems 64th Annual Meeting
San Francisco, USA
August 15-17, 2014
Abstracts: January 31, 2014

IV World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies
Turkish Social Sciences Association
Middle East Technical University, Turkey
August 18-22, 2014
Abstracts: December 15, 2013

5th International Disaster and Risk Conference
Global Risk Forum Davos, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Davos, Switzerland
August 24-28, 2014
Abstracts: February 28, 2014

Diálogos Críticos y Redes de Cooperación
XI Congreso Nacional de Sociología. Pre-ALAS
Medellín, Colombia
August 26-29, 2014
Abstracts: April 30, 2014



Religion in the Public Domain
Bi-annual conference European Sociological Association’s Sociology of Religion Research Network
Belfast, North Ireland, UK
September 3-5, 2014
Abstracts: March 14, 2014

Art and its Contexts: Cross-disciplinary Dialogue
8th midterm Conference of the European Research Network Sociology of the Arts
“Babes-Bolyai” University, Romania
September 4-6, 2014
Abstracts: February 15, 2014

22nd Annual Workshop Transitions In Youth
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Barcelona, Spain
September 3-6, 2014
Abstracts: March 30, 2014

Residential Inequality in American Neighborhoods and Communities
Penn State Stratification Conference
The Pennsylvania State University, USA
September 12-14, 2014
Abstracts: January 31, 2014

Sustaining Quality of Life across the Globe
International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies
Free University Berlin, Berlin
September 15–18, 2014
Abstracts: May 1, 2014

Construcción de ciudadanías: Nuevas realidades y miradas interpretativas
6º Congreso Internacional de Sociología
Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, México
September 22-25, 2014
Abstracts: March 28, 2014

The Challenges of Social Transformations
6th Slovenian Social Sciences Conference
co-organised by Making Migrations Work for Development EU funded Project and ISA Junior Sociologists Network
Piran, Slovenia
September 25-27, 2014
Abstracts: May 15, 2014

Family: Continuity and Change
Research Network RC13 Sociology of families and intimate lives of European Sociological Association
Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania
September 25-27, 2014
Abstracts: February 25, 2014



The Decline of the Middle Classes Around the World?
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, UNED, University of Maryland School of Public Policy
Segovia, Spain
September 28-30, 2014
Abstracts: March 31 , 2014

VII International Conference on e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies
Pacific University, USA
October 3-4, 2014
Abstracts: February 3, 2014

Champs, Mondes, Scènes au Prisme des Réseaux. Quelles Implications en Sociologie de l’Art et de la Culture?
Research Committe 18 of the Association Internationale des Sociologues de Langue Française
Montréal, Canada
October 7-9, 2014
Abstracts: January 31, 2014

Consumption and Economic Crises: Post-Socialist Experiences
National Research University, Higher School of Economics
Moscow, Russia
October 9-10, 2014
Abstracts: March 15, 2014

Sixth International Conference on Science in Society
University of British Columbia at Robson Square
Vancouver, Canada
October 10-11, 2014
Abstracts: February 10, 2014

Children and society: social reality and innovations
Scientific conference organized by Russian Society of Sociologists; Institute of Sociology (Russian Academy of Science) and INION
Moscow, Russia
October 23-24, 2014

Deadline: June 15, 2014

pdf file Investing in Children. In Search for Innovative Solutions to Improve Children’s Well-Being
Third edition of the "Neglected Childhood" conference series
Department of Applied Sociology and Social Work of University of Lodz
Lodz, Poland
October 23-24, 2014
Abstracts: April 30, 2014

pdf file Stanford International Junior Faculty Forum 2014
Stanford Law School
California, USA
Fall 2014 (t.b.a.)
Abstracts: February 15, 2014

Nuevos Protagonistas en el Contexto de América Latina y el Caribe
I Congreso de la Asociación Argentina de Sociología
Lugar Campus Resistencia. Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina
Octubre 29-31, 2014
Resúmenes: 30 de Mayo de 2014



Fifth International Conference on the Image
Freie University
Berlin, Germany
October 29-30, 2014
Submissions: March 6, 2014

Knowledge/ Culture/ Economy International Conference
Institute for Culture and Society
University of Western Sydney, Australia
November 3-5, 2014
Abstracts: June 15, 2014

Collective vs Collected Memories. 1989–91 from an Oral History Perspective
European Network Remembrance and Solidarity
Warsaw, Poland
November 6-8, 2014
Abstracts: May 15, 2014

pdf file Contested Migration Regimes: European Perspectives and Beyond
ESA Research Network 35 Sociology of Migration
Goethe University Frankfurt, Institute for Sociology
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
November 13-14, 2014
Abstracts: April 1, 2014

Social boundaries of work. Changes in the sphere of work in the 21st century capitalism
International Conference
Institute of Sociology, University of Wrocław, Poland
November 14-15, 2014
Abstracts: March 31, 2014

Material Matters in Times of Crisis Capitalism
International Conference
Institute of Sociology, Justus-Liebig University
Giessen, Germany
November 13-15, 2014
Abstracts: May 1, 2014

pdf file Law and Values in Contemporary Society
Albanian Sociological Association, Albanian Institute of Sociology
Tirana, Albania
November 21-22, 2014
Abstracts: September 10, 2014

From Interdisciplinarity to Transdisciplinarity: Rethinking Research Today in Social Sciences and the Humanities
Institute for the study of English-, German-, and Romance language-speaking cultures
Université Paris-Est, France
November 27–29, 2014
Abstracts: January 31, 2014



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

MARCH 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
Call for sessions: May 15, 2014



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



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