Exploring Blind Spots – 27th Conference of the Nordic Sociological Association

Lund University, August 14-16, 2014

Extended deadline for abstract submission: April 28

The program promises thought provoking keynote addresses from

* Michael Burawoy, Berkeley

* Eva Illouz, Hebrew University

* Guy Standing, SOAS

And no less than four engaging plenary sessions where academics and intellectuals discuss

* The Future of Social Solidarity – Europe at a cross-road

Peter Abrahamson, Mary Daly, Kajsa Ekis Ekman, Göran Therborn

* The Precariat

Kirsti Lempiäinen,  Guy Standing, Thomas Steinfeld

* High-speed Society

John Urry, Karin Widerberg, Per Svensson

* Asian Encounters – Exposing or creating blind spots?

Hilda Roemer Christensen, Ravinder Kaur, Feng Wang

And of course, a number of

* Regular sessions with topical presentations, discussions, and debates, from sociologists in the Nordic countries and beyond.

Plus, for PhD students:

* PhD pre-conference, What does it mean to be a sociologist tomorrow?,  August 13

* PhD workshop on cultural sociology, August 12

Welcome to Lund!!


Important URLs

Conference website1: nsa2014.se

Conference website2: www.malmokongressbyra.se/NSA2014

Abstract submission (April 28): www.malmokongressbyra.se/NSA2014/abstract_information

Conference registration: www.malmokongressbyra.se/NSA2014/registration


PhD pre-conference: nsa2014.se/phd-pre-conference/

PhD workshop on cultural sociology: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/39577023/PhD%20Pre_workshop_Lund_2014.pdf


Due to a malfunctioning server earlier this week, the web page was innaccessible for several days.

As an effect, we have decided to extend the abstract submission deadline until April 28.

Notifications will be sent no later than May 12, and the early registration fee will be in effect until May 21.