Category Archives: Europe

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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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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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: 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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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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CfP: NEEDS – The First Conference in North European Emergency and Disaster Studies

University of Copenhagen, Denmark 9-11 December 2015 Tracks Disasters in Europe Emerging Actors and Networks in Disasters Disaster Capitalism and Vulnerability Assessing the Impacts of Disasters Technology in Disasters Historical Disasters Disaster Ethics Role of Religion in Disasters Global Pandemics … Continue reading

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Launch of disaster resilience education and research roadmap for Europe 2030

A disaster resilience education and research roadmap for Europe 2030 has been launched. This roadmap represents an important output of the ANDROID disaster resilience network, bringing together existing literature in the field, as well as the results of various analysis … Continue reading

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