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Call for Abstracts: Society for Risk Analysis – Benelux Annual Conference 2019

The 2019 SRA-Benelux Conference focuses on the theme: “Reasoning with Uncertainty”. Experts, practitioners and policy makers often have to make decisions under conditions of uncertainty. This sometimes leads to catastrophic outcomes, but often also results in averted disasters, innovation and … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change

Call for Papers (please distribute) Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change Bringing Down Divides Special Issue Commemorating the Work of Gregory Maney (1967 – 2017) The notion of divide is a central concept in the social sciences. Relevant to … Continue reading

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Barbara Lucini’s new book: The Other Side of Resilience to Terrorism: A Portrait of a Resilient-Healthy City (Springer, 2017)

Our long-standing member and member of the coordinating committee, Dr Barbara Lucini (Catholic University of Sacred Heart in Milan), has just published the following monograph on urban resilience and terrorism with Springer.  Congratulations on your publication and we are sure … Continue reading

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Two fully funded PhD Studentships, dept of Sociology, Lancaster University – applications invite

Please find below information on two exciting PhD studentship opportunities at Lancaster. The first of these projects, both based at the Department of Sociology, is focused on accidents, risks, and harms, with the British Red Cross. Applications are invited for … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Enrico L. Quarantelli

The noted disaster researcher Enrico L. Quarantelli passed away last year on April 2, 2017. Dr Nicholas Petropoulous, the co-founder of DCSCRN, presented an in memoriam for Prof Quarantelli, titled “Enrico (Henry) L. Quarantelli (1924-2017) – A Dedication to a Giant in … Continue reading

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ESA’17 programme online

Please find the current finalised programme for the 13th European Sociological Association Conference for its sessions by RN08: Disaster, Conflict and Social Crisis Research Network (DCSCRN). We look forward to meeting you soon in Athens! If you have any questions on the … Continue reading

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Antti Silvast’s new book: “Making Electricity Resilient” (Routledge, 2017)

© 2017 – Routledge 174 pages | 17 B/W Illus. Energy risk and security have become topical matters in Western and international policy discussions; ranging from international climate change mitigation to investment in energy infrastructures to support economic growth and more sustainable energy … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: XI National Conference of Environmental Sociologists Environmental Change, Territory and the Dynamics of Migration Chieti, 22-23 September 2017

Keynote Speakers: Joseph Tainter (Utah University), Valerio Calzolaio (journalist, former Member of Parliament and Undersecretary to the Ministry of the Environment) The issues related to environment and climate change are among the main challenges current public policy are facing nowadays, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: European Sociological Association 2017, Athens, 29 August – 1 September 2017, DCSCRN sessions

The Call for Papers for the next European Sociological Association (ESA) conference has been published and is available here: http://www.europeansociology.org/download/esa2017_CFPs.pdf Based on excellent proposals by our members, the ESA RN08: Disaster, Conflict and Social Crisis Research Network (DCSCRN) is delighted … Continue reading

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Conference Invitation & Call for Papers: Household Resilience and Crisis in Europe

Final scientific conference of the project “RESCuE” Topic Since 2008, Europe has been shaken by an ongoing economic crisis that has exposed the weaknesses of poverty research, antipoverty policies and the activation paradigm. The crisis has then led to increasing … Continue reading

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