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  • Call for papers – Norbert Elias and Sociology of Childhood

    Norbert Elias and the Sociology of Childhood will be edited by Tatiana Savoia Landini (Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil) Norman Gabriel (University of Essex, United Kingdom), and published by Palgrave. Since its emergence in the 1990s, the growing field of Child ... Read More

    Last edited on:12,Aug 2020 04:04:32 by Stephen Mennell

  • CfP: The State, Organisations, and Established–Outsider Relations

    European Sociological Association 15th ESA Conference in Barcelona / Spain, 31 August–03 September 2021 Research Stream 18 (RS18): The State, Organisations, and Established–Outsider Relations This stream considers the relationship between the state and other organizations ... Read More

    Last edited on:19,Dec 2020 02:44:35 by Stephen Mennell

  • The Norbert Elias Book Prize 2020

    As members of the jury for the Norbert Elias Book Prize 2020, we were greatly impressed by the range and quality of the nine books, all published in 2018 and 2019, that were nominated for our consideration. All were to a greater or lesser extent influenced by the sociology of Nor ... Read More

    Last edited on:24,Nov 2020 06:31:18 by Norbert Elias Foundation
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  • Short Process Reflections on the Pandemic 2.

    The last post outlined the overlapping cooperative and competitive pressures that have come to the front stage during the current Corona-Zeiten (a time phrase used by the German media that directly translates as corona times). Time phrases like Corona-Zeiten are examples of huma ... Read More

    Last edited on:22,Sep 2020 03:24:32 by Alexander Mack

  • Short Process Reflections on the Pandemic 1.

    Originally, I started drafting this series of reflections on the COVID-19 pandemic in late March/April. It should come as no surprise that the relations, which were perceptible earlier in the year have continued into August. The late Johan Goudsblom has remarked that historical ... Read More

    Last edited on:11,Aug 2020 07:16:52 by Alexander Mack