Common Session 1A - The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World

Monday, 11 July 2016: 17:45-19:15
Location: Hörsaal I (Neues Institutsgebäude (NIG))

The Common Sessions present distinguished speakers from the ISA's Research Committees (RC), Working Groups (WG), and Thematic Groups (TG) who address from their perspective the common theme. The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World. The purpose of these plenaries is to foster dialogue and exchange new insights and inspirations across research units by jointly focusing on the theme of the Forum, on forward-oriented modes of sociology, on the future visions of different social actors, their struggles for a better world, and global sociologies' contributions to these debates.
Arturo RODRIGUEZ MORATO, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Emerging and Continuing Inequalities in Education
Anthony Gary DWORKIN, University of Houston, USA; Marios VRYONIDES, European University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Communication, Media and Politics: Contradictions and Pretensions on Human 'Destiny'
Christiana CONSTANTOPOULOU, Panteion University, Greece
Arts and Imagination: The constitution of Social Interpretation
Paulo MENEZES, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World: Contributions from the sociology of organization
Dean PIERIDES, University of Manchester, United Kingdom; Stewart CLEGG, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
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