Category Archives: Events

Conferences, workshops and other events pertaining to disaster, conflict and social crisis.

Workshop: Extreme Events and Energy Transitions – Tackling the Challenges of Climate Change by Integrating Social and Complex Systems Science

Motivations Human activities are causing a general trend of increased interdependence among social-ecological systems of our planet. This situation exposes them to ever more frequent and geographically distributed extreme events (power black-outs, droughts, extended floods, etc.) and poses fundamental energy … Continue reading

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Society for Risk Analysis – Benelux Annual Conference 2019

Registration for the SRA Benelux Annual Conference 2019 is now open at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/society-for-risk-analysis-benelux-conference-2019-registration-53855205369 Registration is free but mandatory to participate in the conference. In order to be included in the participant list, please ensure that you register … 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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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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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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