Category Archives: Crisis

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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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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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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What crises and photography have in common? Why media do not present ‘unglamour’ pictures of areas, people and properties affected by disasters? In her text, Barbara Lucini explains why social documentary photography has a big aim, namely raising social awareness … Continue reading

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ESA’15 programme online

The DCSCRN final programme of our sessions for the 12th European Sociological Association Conference is online, please follow this link: http://www.dcscrn.org/esa-conferences/esa15/programme/

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Call for Papers: DCSCRN sessions at ESA’15 in Prague

We would like to announce that the Call for Papers for the DCSCRN sessions at the 12th European Sociological Association (ESA) Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, has been published on this web site and ESA’s own conference site. Please follow … Continue reading

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Call for Session Proposals: DCSCRN at the 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association, Prague, 25-28 August 2015

The DCSCRN Coordinating Committee (CC) invites all members of the network and all colleagues to submit proposals for specific sessions to be held during the 2015 ESA conference that will be organized in Prague from 25 to 28 August. The … Continue reading

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DCSCRN Interim-14 meeting final programme published

The final programme of the DCSCRN Interim Conference 2014 is available online in the address dcscrn.org/interim-14/programme. You can read the presentation abstracts at dcscrn.org/interim-14/abstracts. The DCSCRN looks forward to welcoming you to Rethymno, Greece, to the Interim-14 meeting!

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