Research Committees

RC54 The Body in the Social Sciences


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

Provisional Board 2018 - 2020. Extended 2023

President Craig COOK, India,
Vice-President Dulce FILGUEIRA DE ALMEIDA, University of Brasilia, Brazil
Secretary Monica MESQUITA, University NOVA of Lisboa, Portugal, 
Treasurer t.b.a.
Board Members Bianca Maria PIRANI, University of Roma La Sapienza, Italy (deceased, 2020)
Monica MESQUITA, University NOVA of Lisboa, Portugal

Obituary Bianca Maria PIRANI (1946-2020), Founding President of RC54

Program Coordinators for XX ISA World Congress 2023 are:

Craig COOK,

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