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

Monday, 11 July 2016: 17:45-19:15
Location: Hörsaal 18 (Juridicum)

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.
Paulo Henrique MARTINS, UFPE, Brazil
John HOLMWOOD, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Social movement studies beyond the instrumental reductionism
Paolo GERBAUDO, King`s College London, United Kingdom; Geoffrey PLEYERS, University of Louvain & College d'Etudes Mondiales, Belgium
Sport and the Role of Sport Sociology for Alter-Globalization
Wolfram MANZENREITER, University of Vienna, Dept. of East Asian Studies, Austria; John HORNE, University of Central Lancashire, School of Sport and Wellbeing
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