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The Fourth Conference of the European Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (EU SSSI)

Conference on sociological social psychology, symbolic interactionism, and qualitative methods

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Publié le lundi 03 juin 2013 par Luigia Parlati

Résumé

The Fourth Conference of the European Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (EU SSSI) promises to become the largest conference on sociological social psychology, symbolic interactionism, and qualitative methods in Europe. The Conference Program includes 6 plenary sessions with keynote speakers, 24 regular sessions, and an Interdisciplinary Workshop on Ethnography. These will include special regular sessions organized by the partner departments at Uppsala University which will feature their disciplinary traditions in ethnographic studies and the use of qualitative methodology.

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Organization

The Conference Program includes 6 plenary sessions with keynote speakers, 24 regular sessions, and an Interdisciplinary Workshop on Ethnography. These will include special regular sessions organized by the partner departments at Uppsala University which will feature their disciplinary traditions in ethnographic studies and the use of qualitative methodology. The Chairs of the Workshop on Ethnography will be three doctoral students from the Department of Sociology, the Department of Social and Economic Geography, and the Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University. The National Organizing Committee is comprised of members of 9 Swedish Universities. More information about the organization will be published on the conference website.

Submission guidelines

Abstract Submission 

  • Please submit your abstract (maximum 300 words, including up to 5 keywords) for a presentation of about 20 minutes.
  • Deadline for abstract submission: 15 June 2013.
  • The presentations will be grouped according to topic and accommodated in thematic sessions of 3 to 4 presentations each. The full program will be published on the website by the end of June 2013.
  • Registration Fee
  • The Conference fee for regular participants is 200 EUR and for Ph.D. students 100 EUR.
  • No registration fee is required for Master and Bachelor students.
  • Registration fees should be paid in full in order to have the right to attend the Conference.
  • The Organizers reserve the right to change the Conference program. If the Conference will be postponed for any reason, the registration remains valid. In case the Conference is canceled, registration fees will be refunded.

Categories for registration

  • Regular participant – 200 EUR
  • Doctoral student – 100 EUR
  • Master and Bachelor students – 0 EUR

The Conference fee includes coffee breaks, the official reception, and the Conference dinner/banquet.
Students and accompanying non-participants at the Conference may purchase tickets for the dinner by contacting the organizers. Details about the banquet will be available at a later date.
Conference venue Uppsala Uppsala 

Accommodation

Hotel CityStay Uppsala has been booked for the Conference participants. This newly opened Bed and Breakfast hotel has very reasonable prices from 240 SEK/per night for a shared room (2-to 3 persons) to 1000 SEK and a location difficult to match, in the center of town next to the University library “Carolina Rediviva” and the Conference venue. There are also a limited number of double rooms with king beds. It is advisable that Conference participants make arrangements as soon as possible in order to enjoy a greater variety of accommodation choices.
For instructions for booking arrangements please contact Helena Olsson at helena.olsson@soc.uu.se

Contact

Helena Olsson
Administrative Coordinator
Department of Sociology, Uppsala University
P.O. Box 624
SE- 751 26  UPPSALA, Sweden
helena.olsson@soc.uu.se

Chair of the Organizing Committee

Vessela Misheva
Professor of Sociology, Uppsala University
Vessela.Misheva@soc.uu.se
Professor of Social Psychology, Institute for Technology and Society, University of Skövde
Vessela.Misheva@his.se
+46 500448241

Organizing Committee

  • Fredrik Palm, Department of Sociology, UU
  • Elin Thunman, Department of Sociology, UU
  • Jan Trost, Department of Sociology, UU 
  • Irene Molina, Department of Housing Research
  • Ella Johansson, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology
  • Susanna Stenbacka, Department of Cultural Geography
  • Aida.Aragao-Lagergren, Department of Kultural Geography
  • Alexander Dobeson, Department of Sociology
  • Jasna Sersic, Department of Cultural Geography
  • Anna Liv Jonsson, Department of Sociology

Program (preliminary)

WEDNESDAY, 28 AUGUST
8:30-9:20 Congress Opening
9:20-9:45 Coffee break

PLENARY SESSION I 9:45 – 12:150

  • 9:45-10:15 Jan Trost, Uppsala University, Sweden Symbolic Interactionism in Sweden
  • 10:15-10:45 Jack Katz, University of California at Los Angeles, USA How Symbolic Interaction Got Marginalized and Why it Keeps Coming Back

10:45-11:00 Discussion

  • 11:00-11:30 Vessela Misheva, Uppsala University, Sweden The Interdisciplinary Promise of Symbolic Interactionism
  • 11:30-12:00 Lonnie Athens, Seton Hall University, USA The Nature and Genesis of Radical Interactionism

12:00-12:15 Discussion
Lunch 12:15-13:30

PLENARY SESSION II 13:30 – 15:00

  • 13:30-14:00 Gary Fine, Northwestern University, USA The Hinge: Civil Society, Group Culture, and the Interaction Order
  • 14:00-14:30 Robert Dingwall, Nottingham Trent University, UK The Stoic Roots of Symbolic Interactionism
  • 14:30- 15:00 Mikael Carleheden, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen Denmark Towards a Conception of Critical Social Psychology: Self-realization, Social Pathologies and Critique

15:00-15:15 Discussion
15:15-15:45 Coffee Break

CONCURRENT SESSIONS 1-4 15:45 – 17:15

CONCURRENT SESSIONS 5-8 17:30 – 19:00
19:30 Welcome Reception

THURSDAY, 29 AUGUST

PLENARY SESSION III 9:00 – 10:15

  • 9:00-9:30 Joseph Kotarba, Texas State University, USA Popular Music across Generations and Gender
  • 9:30-10:00 Gale Miller, Marquette University, USA

10:00-10:15 Discussion
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break

CONCURRENT SESSIONS 9-12 10:45 – 12:15
Lunch 12:15 13:30

PLENARY SESSION IV 13:30 – 14:45

  • 13:30-14:00 Patricia A. Adler, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA The Cyber Worlds of Self-Injurers: Deviant Communities, Relationship, and Selves
  • 14:00-14:30 Emma Engdahl, Aalborg University, Denmark The Paradox of Self-realization within Western Society: The Case of Depressive Love

14:30-14:45 Discussion
14:45-15:15 Coffee Break

CONCURRENT SESSIONS 13-16 15:15 – 16:45

CONCURRENT SESSIONS 17-20 17:00 – 18:30
19:30 – Conference Dinner

FRIDAY, 30 AUGUST

PLENARY SESSION V 9:00 – 10:15

  • 9:00-9:30 Audrey Kobayashi, Department of Geography, Queens University, Canada Robert Park, the concept of race, and the influence of symbolic interaction in American geography
  • 9:30-10:00 Irene Molina, Department of Social and Economic Geography and the Institute of Housing and Urban Research, UU Spatial Ethnography –Understanding the Interactions between Individuals and Places

10:00-10:15 Discussion
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break

PLENARY SESSION VI 10:45 – 12:30

  • 10:45-11:15 Ella Johansson, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, UU Does Methodology Matter: Interviews versus Observations
  • 11:15 11:45 Peter Adler, University of Denver, USA Notes from a Conjoint Career: Four Decades of Ethnography’s ‘Twists’ and ‘Turns’'
  • 11:45-12:15 Patrik Aspers, Uppsala University, Sweden What is Qualitative in Qualitative Social Science?

12:15-12:30 Discussion
12:30- 13:45 Lunch

CONCURRENT SESSIONS 21-24 13:45 – 15:15
15:15-15:45 Coffee Break

  • 15:45-17:45 Talking About Ethnography: Interdisciplinary Workshop for Young Researchers with Gary Fine, Jack Katz, Emma Engdahl and Patrik Aspers

Chairs: Alexander Dobeson, Jasna Sersic,
17:45-18:00 Conference Closing

  • 18:00-19:00 EU SSSI Business meeting, Engelska Parken

19:00 – Dinner at Matikum, Engelska Parken

POST-CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES

31 AUGUST: Boat to Skoklosters slott/Uppsala guided tour

Lieux

  • Uppsala University
    Uppsala, Suède

Dates

  • samedi 15 juin 2013

Mots-clés

  • symbolic interactionism, social psychology, qualitative methods, sociology

Contacts

  • Robert Dingwall
    courriel : robert [dot] dingwall [at] ntlworld [dot] com

Source de l'information

  • Robert Dingwall
    courriel : robert [dot] dingwall [at] ntlworld [dot] com

Pour citer cette annonce

« The Fourth Conference of the European Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (EU SSSI) », Appel à contribution, Calenda, Publié le lundi 03 juin 2013, http://calenda.org/251363