An call for papers for a special edition of Soccer and Society on the history of soccer, focusing on defining events has been put out. 500 word Abstracts are due March 15. Here are some details that come of H-Net: As the most popular mass spectator sport across the world, soccer generates key moments of […]
via CfP: Moments, Metaphors, Memories: Defining Events in the History of Soccer — Bread and Circuses
There is a great project happening in Zagreb with the title Disobedient Democracy. In their words, it is “a comparative research project exploring how protest politics advances democracy.” In June 2018 they will host a one day workshop on “biographical and transformative aspects of activism” The submission deadline (500 word abstract, 200 word bio) is April 30, 2018.
See the full call here: https://disdem.org/bulletin-board-article/10/
Focus: The theme of the Workshop follows that of the conference: (Un)Making Europe: Capitalism, Solidarities, Subjectivities.
The primary focus of the workshop will be on the preparation of an article for publication, but the workshop will also include a session on public facing scholarship and media literacy (preparation for public discussions, communication via media platforms and attractive self presentation), as well as address career development and provide peer mentoring and networking opportunities with other European doctoral students.
Number of places: We will select 20 PhD students for the course.
Funding will be provided for 3 nights’ accommodation (26-29 August) and meals in Athens. Up to Euro 300 will be available to each student towards their travel costs
Eligibility: Students registered for a PhD in sociology or allied discipline in a European
University. Students must be an ESA member or become an ESA member before the
Selection: Participants will be selected following a peer-review process and on the basis of scientific excellence of their proposed paper, but a fair balance between different regions of Europe and areas of sociology will also be considered.
Guidelines for applications
: Complete the application form (see link here
) with a short CV and submit them together with your abstract by February 1st 2017 via: www.esa13thconference.eu
If you are selected: You will be required to submit a manuscript of a full paper (about 7,000 words) by 15 June and media session assignment by 1st August to the workshop organisers. This is essential in order to make sure that participants get the most of this workshop; papers will be circulated in advance and allocated to peer discussants. We kindly ask you to apply only if you accept these terms of conditions and are prepared to follow the guidelines and deadlines.
Workshop teachers are members of ESA steering committee: Airi-Alina Allaste (director of summers school, Estonia), Helena Serra (Portugal); Monica Massari (Italy); Ruth McDonald (UK); Lena Näre (Finland), Eleni Nina-Pazarzi (Greece) and media session facilitator is Katrin Tiidenberg (Denmark/Estonia)
Call for Papers: International Dissidence. Rule and Resistance in a Globalized World, International Conference, Frankfurt, 2-4 March 2017 From Occupy Wall Street and radical jihadism to protests against UN peacekeeping, right-wing mobilization in Europe and India’s exit from the Non-Proliferation Treaty – resistance remains a ubiquitous but ambiguous aspect of global social and political life. […]
via CfP: International Dissidence — Arbeitskreis soziale Bewegungen