Junior Sociologists

Previous Competitions

Organizer Elena ZDRAVOMYSLOVA, European University, Russian Federation
Winners Bouchta EZZIANI, Université Sidi Mohamed Ben AbdiAllah, Fès,  Morocco
Youth and Sexuality in Moroccan Society: The Case of Educated Youth
Karen FOSTER, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
The Ethics of Work and Consumption in Rural Atlantic Canada
Tommaso GRAVANTE, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México
Desaparición forzada y trauma cultural en México. La construcción de una nueva narrativa social a partir del Movimiento de Ayotzinapa
Martin PORTOS GARCIA, Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence, Italy
Unpacking the Virtuous Circle: Aggrieved Protesters, Eventful Protests or Both at the Same Time?
Yuan Zheng LI, Université Laval, Québec, Canada
Join the Eco-innovation Bandwagon: Evidence from Chinese Firms
Finalists Xuan DONG, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
Cinderellas on the Training Ground: Femininities in Transition among Female Martial Arts Students in China
Minwoo JUNG, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
World Society in Action: Mobilizing the International in South Korean LGBT Activism
Ben LAKSANA, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Religious Diversity of the Everyday: Understanding Religious Inclusivity through Young People’s Lived Religious Citizenship in Indonesia
Tania RUIZ-CHAPMAN, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, Canada
The Bare Life of Undocumented Migration: Maintaining the Cartesian Subject through the ‘Illegal Mexican’
Ahmed SELIM, University of Kent, United Kingdom
The Role of the Resource Mobilization & the Political Opportunities in the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt
Lyuba SPASOVA, Bulgarian Academy of  Sciences, Bulgaria
Approval towards Deviance in Government: A Case Study on Dual Reality Creation
Organizer Yoshimichi SATO, Tohoku University, Japan
Winners Xiaoguang FAN, Fudan Univ, Ming LEI and Yang XIAO, Xi´an Jiaotong University, China
Lineage Networks and Conflict Resolution in Rural China
Jeong-Chul KIM, Northwestern University, USA
Elevating, Obliterating, and Devaluing: Indigenous Collaboration and Conceptualizing the Nation in Japanese-Occupied Korea from 1910 to 1945
Junpeng LI, Columbia University, USA
The Religion of the Nonreligious and the Politics of the Apolitical: The Transformation of Falun Gong from a Healing Practice to a Political Movement
Elena BOGDANOVA, Centre for Independent Social Research
How Utopia Came True: The Baikal-Amur Mainline Construction was the Happiest Time in my Life
Jacobo MUÑOZ-COMET, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, UNED, Spain
El impacto del desempleo sobre los trabajadores temporales. ¿Por qué los extranjeros son más vulnerables durante la Gran Recesión?
Finalists Tuukka YLÄ-ANTTILA, University of Helsinki, Finland
Populism as Politics of Personal Experience: The Case of Suvivirsi
Alexis CORTÉS, IESP-UERJ, Brazil
André de La Victoria o la Victoria de André: la emergencia de un affaire durante la Dictadura Militar chilena
Isabelle ANCHIETA, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
La Sociedad de Rostros
Organizer Louis CHAUVEL, Sciences-Po, University Paris, France
Winners Stefan BARGHEER, University of Chicago, USA
Toward a Leisure Theory of Value. The Game of Bird-watching and the Concern for Conservation in Great Britain
Sunnee BILLINGSLEY, University of Stockholm, Sweden
Exploring the Conditions for a Mortality Crisis: Bringing Context Back into the Debate
Rachel BUSBRIDGE, University of South Australia
Double-tasks and Transformations: The Politics of Recognition for Arab-Australians Post-9/11
Finalists Miguel Ángel FERNÁNDEZ LLANOS, University of Chile
Un modelo analítico del cambio social y cultural
Juan Alberto ROCHA ÁGUILA, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Cambios en la tenencia de la tierra en Huando: un análisis de las trayectorias ideológicas y socioeconómicas de los trabajadores beneficiados por la reforma agraria
Clement RUFFIER, University of Lyon, France
La carrière de l'objet technique comme une succession de boucles reliant ses trois formes : le cas d'un moteur de camion en France et en Chine
Commended Javier ÁVILA MOLERO, University of Barcelona, Spain
El análisis de redes personales como nueva herramienta para el estudio de las comunidades inmigrantes transnacionales. Estudio comparativo de argentinos, dominicanos, marroquíes y senegaleses en Barcelona, España
Olga GUROVA, School of Economics, St. Petersburg, Russia 
Fashioning the Consumer Revolution in Contemporary Russia
Fatma KASSEM-AGBARIA, Ben Gurion University, Israel
The Subaltern Has a Voice, Can Speak and Write
Juli LEZHNINA, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
Evaluation of the Practicability of Raising the Retirement Age in Russia
So-Jung LIM, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Educational Differentials in Married Women's Labor Force Participation in Japan during the 1990s
Dobroslawa WIKTOR-MACH, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
On Secularization, Modernity and Islamic Revival
Organizer Kenneth THOMPSON, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
Winners Michael LINDSAY, University of Princeton, USA
Liminal Organization in Elite Ranks: Linking Societal Power to Religious Faith
Michelle HSIEH, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
East Asian Miracle Revisited: Taiwan-South Korea Comparison through a Case Study of the Bicycle Industry
Dmitry KHODYAKOV, The State University of New Jersey, USA
Trust as a Process: A Three-Dimensional Approach
Highly Commended Francisco LINARES, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
Weak and Strong Unintended Consequence: Agent’s Rationality and the Predictability of Systems of Action
Jorge Alberto S. MACHADO, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ativismo em Rede, Technologia e Conexoes Identarias – Novas perspectives para os Movimentos Sociais (Network Activism, Technology and Identitarian Connections)
Svetla STOEVA, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
Conspiracy Growth and Predatory Culture of the Big Informals in Bulgaria. The Case of the Economic Group “TEAM”
Yuriy SAVELYEV, Lugansk State Pedagogical University, Ukraine 
Modernization and Pseudomorphosis: Post-Communist Gender Order in the context of Global Gender Transformation
Commended Saúl RAMIREZ SANCHEZ, Universidad Autonoma de Mexico
La Transpertenencia de los Indígenas Migrantes
Elena BOGDANOVA, European University, St. Petersburg, Russia
Anthropology of the Rural Double-Decker Dwelling: One of the Unsuccessful State Projects
Wiebke KEIM, University of Freiburg, Germany
Internaionale Soziologie: nordatlantische Dominanz und konterhegemoniale Strömungen
Ann GUEVARRA, Arizona State University, USA
Governing Migrant Workers Through Empowerment and Sustaining a Culture of Labour Migration: The Case of the Philippines
Alinaya FABROS, University of Phillippines, Diliman, Phillippines
Deterriotorialized Objects, Disjunct Spaces, Disembedded Selves: Reflections on the rise of the globalized Call Centre in the Phillippines
Brian J. GAREAU, University of California Santa Cruz, USA
Global Concerns, Local Interests: Resource Conservation and Human Survival in Southern Honduras
Omobalaji OLARINMOYE, The Registry University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Women in Ethnic Social Movements: Notes from Southwestern Nigeria
Virginie DIAZ PEDREGAL, Université Paris V Sorbonne, France
Les privilégiés du commerce équitable
Claudia CARVALHO, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
As Culturas Locais na Pós-modernidade: dinâmicas culturais entre o local e o global
Organizer Christine INGLIS, University of Sydney, Australia
Winners Boris HOLZER, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
Miracle with a System: The Economic Rise of East Asia and the Role of Socio-cultural Patterns
Cristina IANNELLI, European University Institute, Firenze, Italy
Educational Choice in Italy
Matar MBAYE, Université de Lille, France
Les attitudes des entrepreneurs sénégalais de la petite entreprise de production face à la rigidité technique
Anton OLEYNIK, College of Economics, Moscow, Russia
The Costs and Prospects of Economic Reforms in Russia - An Institutional Approach
Jennifer PARKER TALWAR, Pennsylvania State University, USA 
The Corporate Fast Food Restaurants as “Transnational Community”: Global and Local Interactions Among an Immigrant Workforce in New York City
Organizer Veronica STOLTE-HEISKANEN, University of Helsinki, Finland
Top Winners Mario FUKS, University Research Institute of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Theoretical and Practical Considerations on Environment-Related Litigation
Oleg KHARKHORDIN, University of California, Berkeley, USA
The Corporate Ethic, the Ethic of Samostoyatelnost and the Spirit of Capitalism: Reflections on Market-Building in Post-Soviet Russia
Tia DENORA, University of Exeter, UK
Intimate Knowledge/ Local Experience: The Politics of Knowledge in Alternative Contraception 1960-1991
Chikako TAKEISHI, Harvard University, USA
The Japanese National Identity in Transition: Who Want to Send Solidiers Abroad
Natan URIELY, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Rhetorical Ethnicity of Permanent Sojourners: The Case of Israeli Immigrants in the Chicago Area
Marinus SPREEN, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Personal Network Sampling, Outdegree Analysis and Multilevel Analysis: Introducing the Network Concepts in Studies of Hidden Populations
Ronald ZWAAGSTRA, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Personal Network Sampling, Outdegree Analysis and Multilevel Analysis: Introducing the Network Concepts in Studies of Hidden Populations
Xinyi Xu XU, University of Hawaii, USA
Organisational Control in Chinese Work Units
Organizer Daniel BERTAUX, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales Paris, France
Winners William Rogers BRUBAKER, Harvard University, USA
Immigration, Citizenship, and the Nation-State in France and Germany: A Comparative Historical Analysis
Dongno KIM, University of Chicago, USA
The Transformation of Familism in Modern Korean Society: From Cooperation to Competition
Solomon MOMBESHORA, Darwin College, Cambridge University, UK
The Salience of Ethnicity in Political Development: The Case of Zimbabwe
Nao OYAMA, University of Shizuoka, Japan
Some Recent Trends in Japanese Values: Beyond the Individual-Collective Dimension