Contested Modernities in Theory and Practice

Monday, July 14, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:20 PM
Room: 304
RC16 Sociological Theory (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Isaac REED, University of Colorado, USA
Modernity and Postcolonial Critique (Oral Presentation)
Gurminder K. BHAMBRA, University of Warwick, United Kingdom

Modernist Visions and Contemporary Modernities (Oral Presentation)
Craig BROWNE, University of Sydney, Australia

‘Modern Times': The Conceptualization of Contemporary Societies (Oral Presentation)
Lena LINDGREN, Lund University, Sweden

Contending Modernities and the Sociology of Islam. CANCELLED (Oral)
Armando SALVATORE, National University of Singapore, Singapore

The Quest to "Overcome Modernity": War, State-Building and Nationalism in Japan and China (Oral Presentation)
Horng-luen WANG, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Provincializing Postsecularism: Critical Reflections On New Western Civil Religion (Distributed Paper)
Irene STRAZZERI, University of Foggia, Italy

Civilizational Basis of Russian Modernization (Distributed Paper)
Konstantin FEOFANOV, Moscow State Technological University, Russia

Liquid Stability in Theory and Society (Distributed Paper)
Yury ASOCHAKOV, St.-Petersburg State Unversity, Russia

Toward a Synergy Society: Beyond Reflexive Modernization (Distributed Paper)
Minoru GOTO, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Authorship and Curatorship: The Active Face of the World Music's Passive Work (Distributed Paper)
Pedro MENEZES, University of Brasília - Brasil, Brazil

The Two-Step Nature of Modernity (Distributed Paper)
Hanno SCHOLTZ, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Out of Time: Uchronian and Dyschronian Devices in Social Theory (Distributed Paper)
Rafael MARQUES, Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestao, Portugal

Transformation – Reality or Simulacrum? (Distributed Paper)
Ekaterina LYTKINA, National Research University, Russia

Is It Possible to Have a NON Modern Sociology? (Distributed Paper)

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