Issues in the Development of Sociological Theory: Conceptual Strategies for the Study of Social Consequences of COVID-19 Pandemic

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December 18, 2020 to December 19, 2020
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, Public Health, Research and Methodology, Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Sociology

Issues in the Development of Sociological Theory is the major annual sociological conference in Ukraine, held jointly by the Faculty of Sociology (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv), Institute of Sociology (National Academy of Sciences), and Sociological Association of Ukraine.

In 2020 the conference will take place for the 17th time under the heading Conceptual Strategies for the Study of Social Consequences of COVID-19 Pandemic to primarily address the issues of challenges to social theory and methodology resulting from the worldwide pandemic condition.

Themes of the Conference:

1.    Theoretical pluralism and innovative strategies of research in sociology
2.    The COVID-19 pandemic: challenges for methodology and research methods
3.    Reflexive processes in the contemporary theoretical sociology and the development of research methodology for the ongoing social changes

Key dates:

December 10, 2020         deadline for registration and submission of abstracts
December 11-12, 2020    notification of acceptance of abstracts
December 18-19, 2020    holding the conference

Conference venue:
The conference will be held online
(participants will be additionally notified about the videoconferencing platform)

Working languages:
Ukrainian, English.

Registration and more info:

Contact Info: 



Phone:                           +380-99-349-43-47

Contact person:           Taras Tsymbal (

Conference Secretary:   Lyudmyla Iuzva (


Technical secretaries of the conference:

Artemiy Deineka (

Valeriia Sazonova (


Faculty of Sociology, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv:



phone: +38 099-349-43-09

mailing address:

Faculty of Sociology
vul. Volodymyrska, 64/13
Kyiv 01601

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