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

Monday, 11 July 2016: 17:45-19:15
Location: Hörsaal 33 (Main Building)

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.
Wilson AKPAN, University of Fort Hare, South Africa and Shujiro YAZAWA, Center of Glocal Studies, Seijo University, Japan
Comparing Climate Change Policy Networks: Improving Global Transparency
Jeffrey BROADBENT, University of Minnesota, USA
Biographies and the Sociology of the Future: A Proposal
Patrick BAERT, Cambridge University, United Kingdom
The Antinomies of the Current Crisis and the Futures of Complex Societies
Nikita POKROVSKY, Higher School of Economics, Russia; Vladimir ILIN, St. Petersburg University, Russia
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