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International Sociological Association
Research Committee on Biography and Society RC38
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Established in 1984

Objectives
The purposes of the RC38 are: to help develop a better understanding of the relations between individual lives, the social structures and historical processes within which they take shape and which they contribute to shape, and the individual accounts of biographical experience (such as life stories or autobiographies); to promote meetings in this field at national, regional and international level; to circulate information about advances in this field, whether in sociology or in other disciplines; and develop links among all scholars working in this domain.

Statutes revised 2006, 2012

Board 2014-2018
President
Roswitha BRECKNER, University of Vienna, Austria, roswitha.breckner@univie.ac.at
Vice-President Program
Lena INOWLOCKI, University of Applied Science Frankfurt/M., Germany
Vice-President Newsletter
Hermilio SANTOS, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Secretary/Treasurer
Maria POHN-LAUGGAS, University of Vienna, Austria, maria.pohn-lauggas@univie.ac.at
Newsletter editor
Andreas KEMPF, Goethe University Frankfurt/M., Germany
Board members
Ursula APITZSCH, J.W. Goethe University, Germany
Susan BELL, Bowdoin College Brunswick, USA
Julia BERNSTEIN, J.W. Goethe University, Germany
Thea BOLDT, Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen, Germany
Kathy DAVIS, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Kaja KAZMIERSKA, University of Lodz, Poland
Tazuko KOBAYASHI, Itotsubashi University, Japan
Michaela KOETTIG, University of Applied Science Frankfurt/M., Germany
Feiwel KUPFERBERG, Malmö University, Sweden
Gabriele ROSENTHAL, Georg August University of Göttingen, Germany
Henning SALLING OLESEN, University of Roskilde, Denmark
Victoria SEMENOVA, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Irini SIOUTI, J. W. Goethe University, Germany
Julia VAJDA, LTE University, Hungary
Hee-Young YI, Daegu University, Korea

Past Boards

Newsletter
Newsletter. Biography & Society.
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2014 PDF file  
2013 PDF file PDF file
2012 PDF file PDF file
2011 PDF file PDF file
2010 PDF file  
2009 PDF file  
2008 PDF file PDF file

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2007-07-09
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