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F e b r u a r y 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 n o 1 / 2 0 1 1 : 1 E SA 1 0 T H CONF E R E NCE GENEVA 2 0 1 1 N e w s l e t t e r Scientiﬁc provisional RN/RS conﬁrmed for ESA Events around the General information pre-programme and 10th Conference conference / what to do Registration conﬁrmed keynotes 33 research networks and in Geneva? Contacts 21 research streams! Page 2 - 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 SECOND CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: SOCIAL RELATIONS IN TURBULENT TIMES The preparation of the 10th ESA conference is well underway. In this second announcement, we will inform you about the abstract submission process, the scientiﬁc pre-programme, the keynotes and Keydates Please note the following the events around the conference. You will also ﬁnd general keydates - we kindly ask you to meet these information on the last page of this newsletter. deadlines. This year in September, Geneva will be the European Capital of sociology, thanks to the 11th 25th of February: ESA conference that will take place in the main buildings of the University. deadline for abstract submission The abstract submission is currently open: Not less than 33 Research networks and 21 research streams have submitted their call for papers and are now open for abstracts! They 1st of March: Opening of are all available on our website under: www.esa10thconference.com/submission.php. Please Registrations note that some RN/RS will accept 6th of April: Decisions on acceptance of abstracts submissions and presentations by the coordinators in French. To date, we have relayed to paper givers 20th of April: Pre- received about 700 abstract programme of each paper proposals. We’re looking forward to session has to be sent by receiving more and to welcome you the coordinators to the LOC in Geneva. at Uni-Mail in Geneva. The whole 3rd of May: Closing of the local organizing committee is early-bird registrations enjoying a challenging period of 15th of June: Final date preparation - the process is going for registration/payment by paper givers well, keynotes are almost all found, 30th of June: Final but more than all we hope that these programme of each four Congress days will be fruitful session sent by coordinators to the LOC and enjoyable for everyone! !"#$%&'#()*+,*-%"%$./*0#1%'*#"*,&+"(*+,*!"#*2.#3/*45+(+6&.45%7* in Geneva. Sandro Cattacin & Patricia Naegeli, LOC, 8.9:;%'*<=>=?/*@AAB Geneva 10th ESA Conference Newsletter • University of Geneva • Department of Sociology • info@ESA10thConference.com F e b r u a r y 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 n o 1 / 2 0 1 1 : 2 SCIENTIFIC PROVISIONAL PRE-PROGRAMME This programme is of course subject to change, and we have to wait for the pre-programme sent by each RN/RS coordinator to know approximately how many sessions we will have. We currently expect to have approximately 70 to 80 parallel sessions plus around 20 - 25 semi-plenaries and other special sessions! Once more, a real challenge for the LOC in Geneva! Please see the overview of the pre-programme. Wednesday 7th of September Registration opens at 9.00 9.00 - 12.30 ESA Executive Committee Meeting CONFIRMED KEYNOTES Wolfgang Streeck, Colin Crouch, Frank 13.00 - 14.30 RN Representatives Meeting Dobbin, Jens Beckert, Brian Heaphy, Richard Münch, Richard Hyman, Julia Evetts, Catherine 14.30 - 15.30 National Associations meeting Delcroix, Roswitha Breckner, Luigi Pellizoni, Clegg Stewart, Donald MacKenzie, Diane 16.00 - 18.30 OPENING CEREMONY AND PLENARY: Social Perrons, Ken Roberts, Carmen Leccardi, Tia Europe under Pressure (Victoria Hall) DeNora, Hubert Knoblauch, Klaus Eder, Kate Nash, Alan Warde, Christian Fuchs and Silvia 18.30 - 19.30 Welcome Reception / PhD Reception (Victoria Walby. Hall) Thursday 8th of September Registration opens at 8.00 9.00 - 10.30 RN/RS Session 11.00 - 12.30 Semi-plenaries 1.1 - 1.6 Workshop Education 12.30 - 13.30 Lunch / Meet the author session 13.30 - 15.00 RN/RS Session 15.30 - 17.00 RN/RS Session 17.00 - 18.00 RN/RS Business Meeting 18.30 - 20.30 SPECIAL PLENARY: Life Regional Trajectories in Turbulent Associations: Times Sociology in Turbulent Times 10th ESA Conference Newsletter • University of Geneva • Department of Sociology • info@ESA10thConference.com F e b r u a r y 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 n o 1 / 2 0 1 1 : 3 Friday 9th of September Registration opens at 8.00 9.00 - 10.30 RN/RS Session ESA PhD WORKSHOP will be held at the University of Geneva, Uni- 11.00 - 12.30 Semi-plenaries 2.1 - 2.6 Workshop Education Mail, on the 5th and the 6th of September. More information is available on our website. 12.30 - 13.30 Lunch / Meet the author session CONGRESS OF THE SWISS 13.30 - 15.00 RN/RS Session SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (SSA): 15.15 - 17.00 Special Meet the Author SWITZERLAND IN TURBULENT Session: Gender meets Sociology TIMES will take place at the University of Geneva, 17.00 - 19.30 ESA General Assembly Uni Bastions, 6th of September from 14.00 to 18.00. More information under 19.30 - 24.00 CONGRESS PARTY www.sagw.ch Saturday 10th of September Registration opens at 8.00 9.00 - 10.30 RN/RS Session 11.00 - 12.30 RN/RS Session ESA Past President (closed meeting) 12.30 - 13.30 Lunch / Meet the author session 13.30 - 15.00 RN/RS Session 15.30 - 17.00 RN/RS Session 17.00 - 19.30 CLOSING PLENARY / CEREMONY: The Future of Capitalism !"#$%&'#()*+,*-%"%$./*!"#C2.#3/*45+(+6&.45%7* 8.9:;%'*<=>=?/*@AAD 10th ESA Conference Newsletter • University of Geneva • Department of Sociology • info@ESA10thConference.com F e b r u a r y 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 n o 1 / 2 0 1 1 : 4 RN/RS CONFIRMED FOR ESA 10TH CONFERENCE Please have a look on our website to see which RN and RS accept French proposals and presentations www.esa10thconference.com/submission.php RN01 Ageing in Europe RN32 Political Sociology RN02 Sociology of The Arts RN33 Women’s and Gender Studies RN03 Biographical Perspectives on European RN34 Sociology of Religions Societies RN35 Sociology of Migration RN04 Sociology of Children and Childhood RN05 Sociology of Consumption RS01 Sociology of Disability RN06 Critical Political Economy RS02 Dynamics and Complexitiy of Minority RN07 Sociology of Culture Statuses in Plural Societies RN08 Disaster and Social Crisis RS03 East and West in Europe : Two Decades of RN09 Economic Sociology Transformations RN10 Sociology of Education RS06 Maritime Sociology RN11 Sociology of Emotions RS07 Arts, Culture and Public Memory RN12 Environment and Society RS10 Socio-Anthropological Approaches to RN13 Sociology of Families and Intimate Lives Transnational Migrations RN14 Gender Relations in the Labour Market and RS14 Regional Conﬂicts the Welfare State RS15 Rethinking Inheritence of Inequalities RN16 Sociology of Health and Illness RS17 Sociology of Celebration RN17 Industrial Relations, Labour Market RS18 Economic Elites in Turbulent Times Institutions and Employment RS19 The Tacit-Knowing Approach RN18 Sociology of Communications and RS20 Culture, Politics and Conﬂicts Media Research RS21 RENCORE : Methods for Comparative RN19 Sociology of Professions Research on Europe RN20 Qualitative Methods RS22 European National and Regional Identities RN22 Sociology of Risk and Uncertainty RS23 Bringing Lefebvre Sociology Back in Urban RN23 Sexuality Studies RN24 Science and Technology RS24 The Sustainable City and the Arts RN25 Social Movements RS25 Evolution an Sociology RN26 W Sociology of Social Policy and Social elfare RS26 Global and Transnational Sociology RN27 Southern European Societies RS27 Russian Sociology in Time, Social Space RN28 Society and Sports and Transition RN29 Social Theory RS28 The Relevance of Carl Marx’s Theory Today : RN30 Youth and Generation Does it exist ? RN31 Ethnic Relations, Racism, Antisemitism RS29 Arts and Cultural Management 10th ESA Conference Newsletter • University of Geneva • Department of Sociology • info@ESA10thConference.com F e b r u a r y 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 n o 1 / 2 0 1 1 : 5 WHAT TO DO IN PLAINPALAIS FLEA countries of birth, poured in to establish Geneve as a beacon of faith and MARKET GENEVA? Every Wednesday and Saturday, learning under the auspices of Calvin and Théodore de Bèze: the Academy, Geneva houses over 40 public and shoppers comb the ﬂea market in forerunner of the present University, private museums, as well as numerous Geneva's Plainpalais district. Stalls are was founded in 1559. art galleries. The various collections piled high with bric-a-brac, vintage cater for all interests, be it archaeology, clothes, records, books and occasionally ethnography, nature, ﬁne arts, applied genuine antiques. There are many arts, science or technology. bargains to be had, and souvenirs too. All other events and more about Geneva can be found under www.geneve-tourisme.ch EVENTS AROUND THE CONFERENCE: TOUR PROPOSALS FESTIVAL DE LA BÂTIE: 3 different kind of tours will be THEATRE - MUSIC - DANCE organized to change your mind. WHEN? THURSDAY and FRIDAY in the - PERFORMANCE afternoon. Exact time has to be The refugees also helped restore During your stay a very famous scheduled. Please indicate during the economy, which had been in recession international theatre-dance and music REGISTRATION PROCESS if you want to ever since the decline of the trade fairs festival is taking place. You’ll be able to participate at one of the TOURS. at the end of the previous century. This ﬁnd more details about this event on walking tour will guide you through their website: www.batie.ch important places of the reformation. 01 GENEVA INTERNATIONAL 03 URBAN AND CONTEMPORARY GENEVA A walking tour within the international RESTAURANTS organisation quarter of Geneva. You There is a wide choice of restaurants will see and hear about several of the available in Geneva and great places for most renowned organisations and have eating out to suit all budgets. We will the opportunity to visit the United soon publish a restaurant list on our Nations Geneva Headquarters building. website to facilitate your choice. In the meantime you can check This walking tour will guide you through www.worldtravelguide.net or 02 GENEVA AND THE Geneva’s artistic and cultural highlights. www.tripadvisor.com, which are two REFORMATION On the provisional programme the interesting websites about Geneva’s 1535 heralded the triumph of the «Usine», alternative cultural center, and restaurants and more. Please note: Reformation, and Geneva assumed the the «MAMCO», which is the most restaurants in Geneva must display their political status of a republic. Calvin important Museum of contemporary art menus outside. Take advantage of this settled here in 1536; and under his in Geneva, well known abroad. Opened and have a look before entering. VAT guiding spirit the republic was elevated in September 1994 in a former factory, and tips are included in the prices. to rank of Mother of the Protestant Mamco takes into account the spirit of Church. From 1550 ownard a host of the building it occupies. The museum Protestants, mainly French and Italian exhibits a broad range of works dating people ﬂeeing persecution in their from the early 1960s to the present day. 10th ESA Conference Newsletter • University of Geneva • Department of Sociology • info@ESA10thConference.com F e b r u a r y 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 n o 1 / 2 0 1 1 : 6 In a convivial and playful manner the evening is still in process, you’ll Logistic Conference Manager inspired by Marcel Duchamp, Mamco know more about in the next newsletter. MCI Suisse SA, 75, rue de Lyon, P.O. Box aims to provoke people to reconsider Don’t forget to register your 500, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland their understanding of the notions of participation for one of the proposed Phone: ++41 22 33 99 667 «contemporary art» and «museum». TOURS!!! firstname.lastname@example.org Three times a year, the Museum presents a new stage of its on-going VISA PURPOSE construction with temporary exhibitions You may request a visa invitation letter SUPPORTING OF THE and new presentations of its collection. from our Logistic Conference Organizer CONFERENCE More: www.mamco.ch as part of the on-line registration To date, the Congress is supported by: system – just click on the box and The Department of Sociology, the Dean answer the questions that appear. Visa of the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences and the Rectorat of the GENERAL invitation letters cannot be provided until you have registered for the University of Geneva, the Swiss Sociological Association, the City and INFORMATION congress. the Canton of Geneva. If you are You can ﬁnd all newest information on interested in sponsoring ESA 2011, our website: FUNDING please contact www.esa10thconference.com Unfortunately, no funding can be email@example.com Please check regularly to get updated provided for traveling and hotel and see the latest information. accommodation from the LOC BECOME AN ESA MEMBER BEFORE Be aware that you must collect and wear Committee. Please enquire with your YOUR CONGRESS REGISTRATION. University who may be able to support your badge for all Congress To do that, please subscribe to you. events, also for the Welcome Reception www.europeansociology.org at Victoria Hall. You can collect your badge in the main hall of Uni-Mail. ABSTRACT BOOK AND FINAL PAPERS There will be an abstract CD, but no book. Once your abstract has been REGISTRATION accepted, coordinators will tell you if Fees are published on our website. they need the ﬁnal papers or not. Registration will open 1st of March. Further guidelines (poster, distributed Deadline for early-bird is the 3rd of papers) will be published in time on our May. website. REGISTRATION INCLUDES: Participation in Scientiﬁc Sessions badge, congress bag, ﬁnal programme, CONFERENCE abstract CD (in bag), Opening ceremony and aperitif and closing ceremony. VENUE AND ACCOMMODATION CONTACTS During Registration you directly can choose to book one of the pre-reserved rooms. You also can choose to book a UNI Mail, Boulevard du Pont d’Arve 40, hotel independently using the links and 1205 Geneva, Switzerland. the lists provided on our website. www.unige.ch CONGRESS PARTY Local Organization Geneva Friday evening, we’re pleased to Sandro Cattacin: President of LOC, and welcome you at our Congress Party at Patricia Naegeli, University of Geneva, Uni-Mail. Please indicate during Department of Sociology registration if you intend to come. Phone: ++41 22 379 88 55 Participation will only cost CHF 10.- in firstname.lastname@example.org which a drink is included. Preparation of 10th ESA Conference Newsletter • University of Geneva • Department of Sociology • info@ESA10thConference.com
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