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International Sociological Association
Research Committee on the Body in the Social Sciences RC54

Established as

  • Thematic Group in 1996
  • Working Group in 2003
  • Research Committee in 2008

Objectives
To study the body as a subject in the social sciences

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Board 2014-2018
President
Bianca Maria PIRANI, University of Roma La Sapienza, Italy
biancamaria.pirani@uniroma1.it
Vice-President
Thomas S. SMITH, University of Rochester, USA
Secretary
Itsuhiro HAZAMA, Nagasaki University, Japan, hazama@nagasaki-u.ac.jp
Treasurer
Anabela PEREIRA, Portugal
Board Members
Pierre BOUVIER, University of Nanterre, France
John CLAMMER, University of United Nations, Japan
Liz DEPOY, University of Maine, USA
Steve GILSON, University of Maine, USA
Devorah KALEKIN-FISHMAN, University of Haifa, Israel
Irmak KARADEMIR HAZIR, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Chan LANGARET, University of Nanterre, France
Ishwar MODI, University of Rajasthan, India
Tadeu Joao RIBEIRO BAPTISTA, Federal University of Goiás, Brazil

Past Boards


Publications
RC54 Newsletter
  Spring Summer Fall
2013     PDF file
2012      
2011      
2010 PDF file    
2009     PDF file
2008   PDF file  

Beyond the Skin. The Boundaries between Bodies and Technologies in an Unequal World
By Bianca Maria Pirani, Cambridge Scholars Publishing: 2014
.
pdf Book flyer

Body and Time. Bodily Rythms
and Social Synchronism in the Digital Media Society
Edited by Bianca Maria Pirani and Thomas S. Smith
Cambridge Scholars Publishing, New Castle upon Tyne: 2013.

pdf Book introduction

Learning from Memory: Body, Memory and Technology in a Globalizing World
Edited and introduced by Bianca Maria Pirani
Cambridge Scholars Publishing: 2011.
pdf RC54 book prospectus.

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2014-10-09
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