ISA Forum, Vienna, Austria, 10-14 July 2016
New Record: Over 4,000 Participants Arrive in Vienna for ISA Forum of Sociology
Conviviality sets a concrete utopia against dystopia—an awareness of the possibility of cooperation.
How do Austeritis and Evaluitis shape the conditions of knowledge production for sociology? What kind of sociology do we want?
What is ‘global sociology’? How inclusive is such sociology? What is needed to propel progress?
Videographers from Recife (Brazil), San José (Costa Rica), Paris (France), Athens (Greece), and Los Angeles, California (USA) present new videos for the series “The Futures We Want: Voices from …”.
How can perception of failure shape the outcome of social mobilization? What is the prospect for the Umbrella Movement and democracy in Hong Kong?
How does Hiroshima commemorate the atomic bomb explosion of 1945? How does it build the empathy that ties memories to a war-free vision of the future?
What is the influence of psychoanalysis on American sociology? How does it shape its diagnosis of society and its outlook on social change?
Does birth have a future? Will the new people come into the world like always before? Or will there be a brave new world with babies started in vitro and finished in artificial wombs?
How shall sociology contend with collective uncertainty and the radical change in the human time horizon? – Some philosophical and sociological challenges
Vienna, Austria, 10-14 July 2016
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