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 XX ISA World Congress 2023 are:


2023 June
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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