Research Committees

RC14 Sociology of Communication, Knowledge and Culture


To develop international contacts among scholars engaged in studying the sociology of communication, knowledge and culture, to promote research in this field, and to encourage the international dissemination of such research.

Board 2014-2018

President Christiana CONSTANTOPOULOU, Panteion University, Greece,
Vice-President/Secretary General Luc BONNEVILLE, Ottawa University, Canada,
Vice-President/Newsletter Editor Olivier CHANTRAINE, University of Lille 3, France,
Vice-President/Treasurer Daniela FRUMUSANI, Bucharest University, Romania,
International Correspondents (volunteers) Olga ECHEVSKAYA, University of Novosibirsk, Russia
Larisa FIALKOVA, University of Haifa, Israel
Indhu RAJAGOPAL, York University, Canada
Virendra SINGH, University of Allahabad, India
José A. RUIZ SAN ROMAN, University Complutense, Spain (Responsible for the RC14 sessions in Spanish)

XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology Program Coordinator: Christiana CONSTANTOPOULOU,


Récits et Fictions dans la Société Contemporaine
Selection of papers presented at RC14 sessions at ISA World Congress of Sociology, Gothenburg, 2010.
Edited by Christiana Constantopoulou.

Culture et Barbarie: Communication et Société Contemporaine
Papers presented at the RC14 mid-term conference in Athens. CD edition by Panteion University, October 2011

Barbaries Contemporaines
Selected papers from essays the RC14 mid-term conference in Athens. Edited by Christiana Constantopoulou, L'Harmattan, Paris 2012

Médias et pouvoir, aspects du politique contemporaine
Hommage à Louis-Vincent Thomas. Edited by Christiana Constantopoulou, L'Harmattan, Paris 2015

Mises en scène du politique contemporain/Theatricalization of the Contemporary Politics
Selected papers presented at the ISA 3rd Forum of Sociology, Vienna, 2016

Récits de la crise. Mythes et réalités de la société contemporaine
Selected papers from the Thessaloniki conference of 2015. Edited by Christiana Constantopoulou, L'Harmattan, Paris 2017


Available on RC14 website.


Dues for a 4-year period:

  • Regular USD 25
  • Student USD 10 

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