Urban Infrastructures: Criticality, Vulnerability and Protection | International Conference of the Research Training Group KRITIS at Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

Type: 
Event
Date: 
February 7, 2019 to February 8, 2019
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Government and Public Service, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Urban History / Studies

Cities are the major sites and physical nodes in the infrastructurally mediated flows of water, energy, waste, communication, people, goods and services. Networked infrastructures have become increasingly critical for urban life. Their smooth operation is a prerequisite for social well-being, economic prosperity and political stability in our cities.

CfP: "Communicating Religion" Socrel annual conference 9-11 July 2019, Cardiff UK

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 1, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Digital Humanities, Journalism and Media Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Sociology

Dear colleagues,

Please find below our call for papers for the annual conference of SocRel - the Sociology of Religion Study Group of the British Sociological Association. Our theme is "Communicating Religion". You can submit abstracts through an online portal - the link is in the cfp below.

Please consider submitting an abstract, and share this call with colleagues and students who may have an interest in the topic.

With thanks,

Michael Munnik

 

Dovetail Labs CFP / Freelance Research Opportunity

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 30, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Geography, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Sociology, Digital Humanities

Dovetail Labs is a consulting firm founded by academic anthropologists with the mission to bring the insights of social science to the design and development of socially responsible technology.

November 2018 issue of Urbanities-Journal of Urban Ethnography (Vol 8 No 2)

Type: 
Journal
Date: 
November 14, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Political Science, Social Sciences, Sociology, Urban History / Studies


Dear Friends and/or Colleagues
As Co-editor with Italo Pardo, I have the pleasure to announce that the November 2018 issue of Urbanities-Journal of Urban Ethnography (Vol 8 No 2) with a Special Section on Gentrification, is now published and, as usual, is available free of charge online at: http://www.anthrojournal-urbanities.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Vol-8...

 

Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 22, 2019 to August 24, 2019
Location: 
Canada
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Indigenous Studies, Linguistics, Political Science, Sociology

General Call for Papers

We invite papers and colloquia that approach language policy from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives, and in a variety of contexts, from the local/institutional to the national/global.

Abstracts of up to 300 words are welcome that address topics such as (but not limited to):

CFP: REBEL STREETS: URBAN SPACE, ART, AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS, 28-29 May 2019, University of Tours-France.

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 28, 2019 to May 29, 2019
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sociology, Urban History / Studies

International Conference

Call for Papers for Special Issue on "A British Childhood? Some Historical Reflections on Continuities and Discontinuities in the Culture of Anglophone Childhood"; Deadline: 6 May 2019

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 7, 2018 to July 6, 2019
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Sociology, Childhood and Education, Psychology, Public Policy

Dear colleagues,

This special edition of Genealogy will consider the history of childhood through a focus upon continuities and discontinuities in British and affiliated Anglophone cultures. It will begin with a reflection upon the changing nature of childhood in Britain, and the traces that previous generations of children have left in ‘folk’ and nursery tales and rhymes, some of which were taken into British colonial culture, in the US in particular (Not just ‘once’ upon a time by Pam Jarvis).

CfP: Cities in the Era of Globalisation: International Municipalism and the Right to the City (30.11.2018)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 30, 2018
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
Geography, Human Rights, Political Science, Sociology, Urban History / Studies

Dear Colleagues,

 

Please see below for a call for papers for the forthcoming issue of the international relations journal Revista CIDOB d´Afers Internacionals, “Cities in the Era of Globalisation: International Municipalism and the Right to the City”.

 

The issue will be edited by Raquel Rolnik (Professor of Architecture and Urbanism, University of São Paulo) and Eva Garcia Chueca (Scientific Coordinator, Global Cities Programme, CIDOB).

 

5th International Ibn Khaldun Symposium

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018
Location: 
Turkey
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Economic History / Studies, Humanities, Islamic History / Studies, Sociology

Power, Economic Development and Morality: Paradoxes and Challenges

Ibn Haldun University invites paper proposals for the 5th International Ibn Khaldun Symposium, Power, Economic Development and Morality: Paradoxes and Challenges, to be held on 27th - 28th April, 2019, in İstanbul

While many studies on Ibn Khaldun focused on Asabiyyah and the role of kinship and tribal bonds in establishing dynasties, little attention has been given to his views on the role of accumulating wealth and conspicuous consump

Journal Special Issue - Reification and Representation

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
March 1, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Sociology, Political History / Studies, Geography, Public Policy

Following on from the publication of Reification and Representation: Architecture in the Politico-Media-Complex Dr Graham Cairns is guest editing a special issue of the journal Architecture_MPS on the relationship between social policy, political communication and the built environment. Special consideration will be given to areas of sociology, politocal history and communication studies.

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