Sociology Looks at the Twenty-first Century

38th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology
Sociology Looks at the Twenty-first Century: From Local Universalism to Global Contextualism’ aiming to set landmarks for the further development of sociology and the social sciences at large
Date: June 26-30, 2008
Place: Central European University, Budapest
Language: English
This congress will be hosted by CEU, jointly sponsored by CEU and the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, (SCAS).

The opening session will include addresses by Michel Wieviorka, President of the International Sociological Association (ISA)), Helga Nowotny, Vice-President of the European Research Council, the eminent sociologist Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt, and by Björn Wittrock, President of IIS and Principal of SCAS. The chair will be Yehuda Elkana, President and Rector, CEU.

Well-known scholars will give lectures and lead discussions in nine plenary sessions, mainly in the morning hours. In the afternoons special and regular sessions will be organized. Approximately 400 participants are anticipated.
Location: CEU grounds, Nador utca 9, 1051 Budapest
Start date: Cs, 26, jún. 2008 Time 04:00
Organizer: CEU and the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, (SCAS)
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