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CfP: Red lines, red tapes: Ethical Challenges in sensitive research in social sciences and humanities

Conference of ERC Abortion Figurations Project 30 November - 2 December 2023, University of Warsaw   Is there a golden standard of research ethics in studies that cross institutional, national and regional borders to look at things that are private,...

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Recent publication: Historical Social Research, 48.1 – Long-Term Processes in Human History

Historical Social Research has published a special issue (nº 48.1) compiling some of the contributions that were presented during the Johan Goudsblom tribute conference, which took place at the Trippenhuis, home of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences...

Last edited on: 2023-05-22

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“Transformation sozialer Kanons” in June 2023

The program of this year's German-language Elias Conference is online. The conference, which will take place in Munster on June 23-24, requires registration. Both can be found on the website

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Invitation to the Center of Figurational Research (Warsaw) seminar

Centre of Figurational Research at the Faculty of Sociology, University of Warsaw invites you to alecture by professor Jason Hughes (University of Leicester) entitled From smoking pasts to vapingfutures: tobacco use and figurational research on 11 May 2023, 16:00, in...

Last edited on: 2023-05-04

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Andrew Linklater (August 3rd 1949 – March 5th 2023)

We are sorry to inform you that Andrew Linklater died on the morning of March 5th 2023, in Bronglais Hospital, Aberystwyth. Unknown to almost all of us, he had been suffering from a severe pulmonary illness for several years. Andrew...

Last edited on: 2023-03-07

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Norbert Elias Book Prize 2023 call is open until 1 April 2023!

The Board of the Norbert Elias Foundation invites scholars to propose a book for the Norbert Elias Book Prize 2023: The prize of €1,000 will be awarded this year for an original and well-written book significantly inspired by Elias’s oeuvre; a...

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8 – 10 December 2022: The Fantasy-Reality Continuum: Science, Religion, Politics Culture

University of Warsaw, 8–10 December 2022 An international conference was celebrated at the University of Warsaw on the theme ‘The Fantasy–Reality Continuum: Science, Religion, Politics, Culture’. Under the auspices of the Norbert Elias Foundation, the steering group for the conference...

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March 2022: Long-Term Processes in Human History: A Tribute to Johan Goudsblom

Conference in Amsterdam, 17-19 March 2022 Throughout his scholarly life, sociologist Johan Goudsblom (1932–2020) was occupied with the study of long-term social processes. For him, ‘historical sociology’ was not a special branch of sociology, but at the core of sociology...

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SMUS Conference & 1st RC33 Regional Conference – Africa: Botswana (23 – 25.09.2021)

The “Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability” (GCSMUS) together with the Research Committee on “Logic and Methodology in Sociology” (RC33) of the “International Sociology Association” (ISA) and the Research Network “Quantitative Methods” (RN21) of the European Sociology Association”...

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Revised instructions: Figurational Research Network

Posted on July 2, 2014 by Stephen Mennell At the great conference ‘From the past to the present and towards possible futures’ at the University of Leicester on 20-22 June, we accidentally included in the conference pack a first draft...

Last edited on: 2021-09-30

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