Category Archives: Disaster

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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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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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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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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