Volume 2, Issue 2

by Helga Nowotny, President of the European Research Council, Chair of the Scierntific Advisory Board, University of Vienna, Austria, ISA Life Member Twenty-first century sociology finds itself in an unequal world. But it has many more intellectual and scientific resources than I was led to believe after reading the otherwise stimulating debate between Piotr Sztompka […]

by Alice Szczepanikova, Alexander von Humboldt Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany   Luba Vladovskaja invited me to her dark, cold apartment in a Viennese suburb. After spending many long days and nights in the cellars and bomb shelters of Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, she asked her sons to find her […]

by Raquel Sosa Elízaga, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, ISA Vice-President for the Program of the Yokohama Congress, 2014 The XXVIIIth Congress of the Latin American Sociological Association took place from September 6 to 10 in Recife, Brazil 2011, attracting 4,578 participants and 9,716 registered students, professionals, researchers and teachers. Dozens of professors, students and […]

by Anália Torres, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, President of the European Sociological Association, 2009-2011 Social Relations in Turbulent Times, the theme of the European Sociological Association’s 10th Conference, held in Geneva, September 7-10, 2011, seems to have been on target. Turbulence is indeed an everyday reality, especially since the beginning of 2011.   In Europe, […]

Devorah Kalekin finishes her term as the founding editor of the International Sociology Review of Books (ISRB), and hands over to her successor Mohammed Bamyeh, at the end of 2011. Her important contributions are celebrated in an e-mail interview with Jennifer Platt, ISA Vice-President for Publications. Goodbye Devorah… JP: How did you come to develop […]