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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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Call for papers: ‘Mobile Cultures of Disaster’ Conference

22-24 March 2017 University of South Australia Adelaide, Australia According to a growing body of literature, the dangers and hazards that people around the world face in the 21st century are in many ways unparalleled. In order to confront these … Continue reading

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Interim’16: Extended deadlines

The DCSCRN Interim’16 Conference, “Disasters, Conflicts, Social Crises and Mass Emergency Population Movements with Special Reference to the Middle East Refugees”, is approaching soon. The conference is to be held in Ankara, Turkey, 29-31 October, in the Middle East Technical … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change, Volume 41

Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change, a peer-reviewed volume published by Emerald Group Publishing, is inviting submissions for Volume 41 of the series.   This RSMCC volume has a special focus on non-state actors and political conflicts but it … Continue reading

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