Category Archives: Risk

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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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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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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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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CfP: ESA Risk and Uncertainty Research Network 22, Mid-term conference Risk, Uncertainty and Transition, University of Stuttgart, Germany, 8-10 April 2015

We aim to stimulate sociological and interdisciplinary research and debate into how risk and uncertainty are perceived, constructed, managed and/or neglected by social actors – individuals and organisations – as well as the impact of these responses in society. Although … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: DCSCRN Interim Conference 2014, Disasters, Conflicts and Social Crises: Causes, Impacts and Responses, Rethymno, Greece, 18-19 September 2014

This year’s interim conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) Research Network 08 “Disaster, Conflict and Social Crisis Research Network” (DCSCRN), entitled «Disasters, Conflicts and Social Crises: Causes, Impacts and Responses», is organized in collaboration with the Department of Sociology … Continue reading

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