Working Groups

WG06 Institutional Ethnography

Thematic Group 06 established in 2011. Upgraded to Working Group 06 in 2020.


To develop international contacts among sociologists and social activists interested in institutional ethnography as a mode of inquiry; to encourage the worldwide exchange of research findings, methodological advances and theoretical developments relevant to institutional ethnography; to promote international meetings and research collaboration by scholars and social activists using institutional ethnography.

Board 2021 - 2024

President Liza MCCOY, University of Calgary, Canada,
Co-President Frank T. Y. WANG, Chengchi University, Taiwan, 
Vice-President Rebecca LUND, University of Oslo, Norway,
Secretary-Treasurer Debra TALBOT, University of Sydney, Australia,
Board Members

LaNysha ADAMS, Edlinguist® Solutions LLC, USA
Kjeld HOGSBRO, Aalborg University, Denmark
Adriana SUAREZ-DELUCCHI, Bristol University, United Kingdom  
Morena TARTARI, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Program Coordinators for V ISA Forum of Sociology 2025 are:
Sarah MURRU,


2023 June   November
2022 March    December
2021 June    
2020 March   December
2019 June    
2018 June    December
2017 December    
2016 November    
2014 June    
2013 February    August  December
2012 June    
2011 November    


Dues for a 4-year period:

  • Category A: USD 40 
  • Category B: USD 20 
  • Category C and students: USD 10

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