The Third International Sociological Association Forum will be held in Vienna, Austria from 10-14 July 2016. The theme is “The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World.” Deadline for abstract submissions is due on 30 September 2015. Visit the ISA’s website for more information: http://futureswewant.net/ Photo credit: Futures We Want Continue reading.
Adamson University’s College of Education & Liberal Arts is hosting a mid-year forum with the theme “Peace and Conflict in Mindanao.” The forum aims to challenge students to intelligently analyze the causes of conflict in the South and prospects for peacebuilding. PSS member Angelo Altez from Mindanao State University-General Santos City is Continue reading.
Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer is the plenary speaker for the Philippine Sociological Society’s 2015 National Conference
Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer is the plenary speaker for the Philippine Sociological Society’s 2015 National Conference at the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology. Prof. Ferrer is the Chairperson of the Government Peace Negotiating Panel for Talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. Her presentation is entitled “May Tiwala: The Trust Factor in Peace Continue reading.
Dr. Francisco “Pancho” Lara is one of the plenary speakers for this year’s National Conference in MSU-IIT. His presentation is entitled “The Economic Sociology of Subnational Conflict: Shadow Identities and Violent Entrepreneurs in the Bangsamoro.” Dr. Lara is the Country Manager of International Alert and a senior lecturer at the University of Continue reading.
The deadline for submitting abstracts for the 2015 National Conference is extended to 15 August. The theme for this year’s conference is “Sociology of Peace and Conflict: Contexts and Challenges.” The conference welcomes paper presentations on topics that are not directly related to the conference theme. Please visit the conference Continue reading.