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January 18, 2013

Current Activities

Attention members: This area is dedicated to events of interest for the RC-26 people, please let us know by the e-mail
rc-26@isa-rc26.org if you want to have your event posted in here.

Important Dates for RC-26 Members 

First Semester 2013

January 7
Call for panels – Congreso Latinoamericano de Sociologia
Send your contribution to secretaria.ejecutiva@facso.cl
January 14
Call for theme and sessions – Graduate Seminar-School   
Send your contribution to g.tsobanoglou@soc.aegean.gr
January 31
Final paper submission     - ISA FORUM 2012    
Send your contribution to rc-26@isa-rc26.org
February 1
Call for Papers: European Sociological Association ESA
Turin, Italy, 28-31 August 2013
See detais on http://www.europeansociology.org/
February 11
Hall of Residence Grants for Carrying out Research Work at the Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law [+info]


February 15

Call for member profiles  – to be shared on our blog           
Send your contribution to rc-26@isa-rc26.org
NEW DATE – February 20
Call for sessions – XVIII ISA World Congress    
Send your contribution to rc-26@isa-rc26.org

from   April 7 on

Call for papers  – XVIII ISA World Congress        
Details yet to be informed.

Upcoming Conferences

(in chronological order)

Seminar: The Current Crisis in Europe and Beyond
the Role of Social Economy
will be held in Pisa, January 30th, 2013
Seminar Current Crisis in Europe and Beyond – DRAFT 3
Conference Programme - Current Crisis in Europe and Beyond
Clinical Sociology: Improving Lives and Communities through Analysis and Intervention
will be held in Madrid on March 16 to19, 2013.  For information about the program, please contact Tina Uys (RC46 vice president for programs) at tuys@uj.ac.za 
_______________ International Congress on Gender Violence: Intersectionalities – Congreso Internacional sobre Violencia de Género: Intersecciones
will be held on IISL, on the 10-12 July 2013, Oñati


European Sociological Association – ESA 11th Conference
Call for Papers: European Sociological Association ESA,  2013,
Turin, Italy, 28-31 August 2013
See detais on http://www.europeansociology.org/

For more information

Calls for Papers

Conference and a Summer School (RC-26)   
mid-june to mid-july, Greece
Please contact us about your interest at rc-26@isa-rc26.org

The fourth Norface Conference on “Migration: Global Development, New Frontiers” will be held from 10th – 13th April 2013 at University College LondonCall for papers by December, 16th 2012 at

See more information here

Oñati (Gipuzkoa), The Basque Country, Spain
Applications to hold workshops from April to July 2013 are welcome. Modern, full-equipped meeting rooms of various sizes, accommodation, free bus service from/to the nearest airport, total logistical and planning support.  
+info  +Application form
Swiss Sociological Association Congress 2013
June 26-28, 2013 University of Bern
Call for Plenary sessions
If you would like to organize a plenary session, please submit the title of the plenary as well as the designated contributions (including titles, abstracts, and the names of the contributors) to the organizing committee by January 15, 2013 (by e-mail to sgs-kongress2013@soz.unibe.ch). See more information here


Congreso Latinoamericano de Sociologia
Setember 30 – October 4, 2013 Chile
Call for Panels and Round Tables by 7  January 2013 
Logo Congreso


International Sociological Association  Congress 2014
July 13-19, 2014 Yokohama
Call for Sessions submit your session to us by 14  January 2013 at
See more information here

Past Activities_______

2012 ______

Second ISA Forum of Sociology
Social Justice and Democratization
AUGUST 1-4, 2012
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Book of Abstracts
book of abastracts
Forum programme book
isa programme book
Forum 2012 Plenary session online videos
Social  Justice and Democratization Space






CULTURA:  reflexões para a Rio + 20
MAY 7-10, 2012
Casa de Rui Barbosa in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, see details:
facebook ; programme ;
The 40th World Congress of the
International Institute of Sociology
After Western Hegemony:
Social Science and its Publics
FEBRUARY 16-19, 2012
Habitat Centre in Delhi, India, see details:
website; abstracts
The 30th International Labor Process Conference
MARCH 27-29, 2012
Stockholm, Sweden   see   Info 
+ info at RC-26´s member page
Contribute to a dialogue at our blog
Welcome all! 
The Third International Conference
Towards the New Social Meaning of the Environment:
Globalization Perspectives, Conservationism, and Ruralism
Manturovo District, Kostroma Region, Russia
15-17 June 2012

Conference program

2011 ______ 

Sustainable Consumption Conference 2011 and Pre-Conference for Young Researcher
NOVEMBER 6-9, 2011; pre-conference November 6th
Hamburg, Germany, see details here.
The 10th Conference of the European Sociological Association
SEPTEMBER 07-10, 2011
 Geneva, Swiss  Congress Site
 Supporting Sustainable Communities in times of Emergency – Participation, Empowerment and Democratic Innovations at Local Level
SEPTEMBER 14-17, 2011
Athens, Greece
 final program
International Conference on The Social Economy Corporate Responsibility, Private Property & Partnerships. Workers’ Rights and Cooperatives
JULY 6-8, 2011
Oñati (Gipuzkoa), The Basque Country, Spain
final program
International Conference on Democratic Participation in Employment and Societal Regulation
JUNE  27-30, 2011
Paris, France
final program
International Coloquium Borders And Cultural Diversity In The XXI Century:  Challenges For The Recognition In The Global State
JUNE 1-3, 2011
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
colloquium blog  
International Conference Social Modeling of Eco-Systems in the Perspective of the Development of Rural Communities in the Near North of Russia  
MAY 27-29, 2011
Kostroma, Russia
Conference program

Former Activities  ISA-RC26___

Second ISA Forum of Sociology
Social Justice and Democratization
AUGUST 1-4, 2012
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Book of Abstracts posted on the ISA Forum website
The Forum program book
Forum 2012 Plenary session online videos
Social  Justice and Democratization Space


RC26 Sociotechnics
Sociological Practice
List of sessions
RC26.01 – Sustainable Inclusion Policies and the Social Economy
RC26.02 – Politics, Participation and Organised Interests in Local Governance  
RC26.03 – “Small-scale” Projects and Community Cooperative Practices in a Globalized World 
RC26.04 – The Practice of Sociology in the Realm of Virtualization
RC26.05 – Business Meeting 
RC26.06 – Sociotechnics of Economy- Redesigns of Economics- Financial system
RC26.07 – Empowerement-Workers/Citizens/Consumers/Minorities
2006 ISA World Congress of Sociology in Durban, South Africa, 23-29 July 2006.
The Quality of Social Existence in a Globalising World.
Research Committee on Sociotechnics – Sociological Practice RC26.
General information about the ISA Conference
General information about the ISA/RC26 program

Member´s Profile  ______

@ January Profile  In Uncategorized on January 04, 2013   
Marie Louise Conilh de Beyssac
Economist and PhD in Psychosociology at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ),  Program EICOS – Psychosociology Communities and Social Ecology.  She is currently a postdoctoral researcher from PNPD\CAPES and associate researcher to the Image Laboratory at Program EICOS\UFRJ where she has been developing research on images of Nature, and digital mobilization on environmental issues by investigating the man-nature relationship.Marie is also a researcher at Governança, Áreas Protegidas e Inclusão Social – GAPIS research group at UFRJ as well as at Instituto Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia de Políticas Públicas, Estratégias e Desenvolvimento (INCT-PPED) financed by Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq).Some of her recently publishings are chapters in the following books: “The Politics of Participation And Empowerment Current Issues And Practices” (2012); “Fronteiras e Diversidades Culturais no Século XXI – desafios para o reconhecimento no estado global” (2012); “Repenser la nature : dialogue philosophique, Europe, Asie, Amériques” (2012); “Psicología Comunitaria Internacional. Aproximaciones a los problemas sociales contemporáneos. Volumen II” (2012); and a article at the International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences (2013).She has been board member and RC-26 blog developer since 2010, and she was recently (2012) elected executive secretary at International Sociological Association (ISA) Research Committee on Sociotechnics – Sociological Practice RC26.
Dear member, share your profile!  (e-mails to rc-26@isa-rc26.org)
See member´s profiles here

Thanks for participating!

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January 8, 2012

Publications of ISA & RC-26

> ISA Forum of Sociology

Social Justice and Democratization | Buenos Aires, Argentina | August 1-4, 2012.

Book of Abstracts available at  www.isa-sociology.org/buenos-aires-2012

> Third ISA Conference of the Council of National Associations

Theme – Sociology in Times of Turmoil: Comparative Approaches | Ankara, Turkey | May 12-17, 2013. By invitation only.

More information at


> ISA World Congress of Sociology

Theme – Facing an Unequal World: Challenges for a Global Sociology | Yokohama, Japan | July 13-19, 2014.

See more information at www.isa-sociology.org/world-congresses.htm

> Isagram

Announcements of Jobs, Conferences

See more information at http://www.isa-sociology.org/isagram

>  ISA Handbooks

ISA members can order ISA Handbooks from the SAGE website, http://www.uk.sagepub.com, and save 45% off the full price

For on-line ordering please use a discount code: UK09OB001

Members in the US, Canada, South America, India or Australasia need to order by sending a coupon available at http://www.isa-sociology.org/publ/coupons.htm

Denis, Ann, e Devorah Kalekin-Fishman, orgs. The ISA Handbook in Contemporary Sociology. SAGE Publications Ltd, 2009.

   to Sage site



Tsobanoglou, G. (Ed.) The Politics of Participation and Empowerment: Current Issues and Practices, Verlag fur Gesellschaftsarchitektur, GmbH,. Hildesheim, Germany, 2012.

Books can be ordered at rc-26@isa-rc26.org

Regular Price 25,00 € | Member´s Special Price 15,oo € + Mail Expenses


Related Publications  | books


Pierron, J.P. ; Parizeau, M.H., (Orgs) Repenser la nature : dialogue philosophique, Europe, Asie, Amériques  Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval, 2012 


Markham, William T. Environmental Organizations in Modern Germany: Hardy Survivors in the Twentieth Century and Beyond. Berghahn Books, 2008.


Nasioulas, Ioannis. Greek Social Economy Revisited: Voluntary, Civic and Cooperative Challenges in the 21st Century. Lang, Peter, Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der, 2012.

For downloading the article” Greek Social Economy at Crossroads:  Law 4019/2011 and the institutionalization challenge” by Ioannis Nasioulas, click here.


Tsobanoglou, Georgios. Divisions of Greece: The organizational impact of labor policies during the period of 1949-1981. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, 2011.
Tsobanoglou George. Women Livelihoods and Socio Economic Growth: Emerging Development Alternatives. The Women Press, 2011.

more info ; other books


Samuel, Yitzhak. Organizational Pathology: Life and Death of Organizations. New Brunswick, N.J: Transaction Publishers, 2012.
Biography , Synopsis
Read more

Related Publications  | Journals

Onati Socio-Legal Series
New Issue
Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 2, n. 6 (2012): Diferencias Invisibles: Género, Drogas y Políticas Públicas. El enfoque de género en las políticas europeas de drogas.

Online accesss


Equity & sustainability Hearing Fields

Online accesss



New Journal Issue
Forme e processi per l’educazione sostenibile

Up to 2009 “Culture della sostenibilità” was published by Franco Angeli, Milano,and since 2010 is being published by the Istituto per l’Ambiente e  l’Educazione Scholé Futuro

access previous editions  subscriptions




ISA & Related interests | On The Web

> Current Sociology

Visit at www.isa-sociology.org/publ/current-sociology-latest-issue.htm

> International Sociology

Visit at www.isa-sociology.org/publ/is_latest_issue.htm

> SAGE Studies in International Sociology

Visit at www.sagepub.com/productSearch.nav?seriesId=Series337

> ISA eSymposium

A forum through which ISA members are able to engage in debate, showcasing the diverse work, practices, ideas and voices. For members only

Visit at  www.isa-sociology.org/publ/esymposium.htm

> sociopedia.isa

An online database with ‘state-of-the-art’ review articles in social sciences. For members only

Visit at:  http://www.isa-sociology.org/publ/sociopedia-isa/

> Global Dialogue

Newsletter published in 14 languages is the venue for debates, reports on conferences, state of different sociologies, interviews, and more.

Visit at www.isa-sociology.org/global-dialogue/

> Public Sociology, Live!

An experimental global course in which distinguished sociologists tell of their engagements with publics. Videos of weekly conversations are posted here.

Visit at http://www.isa-sociology.org/public-sociology-live/

> Journeys through Sociology

Interviews with members of the ISA Executive Committee.

Visit at www.isa-sociology.org/journeys-through-sociology/

> Universities in Crisis

Blog of the ISA that reports on universities in crisis, aiming to build global communities of concerned academics.

Visit at www.isa-sociology.org/universities-in-crisis/

> Sociotube

Videos and Films of the everyday life of sociologists.


Visit at www.isa-sociology.org/sociotube/

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