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ISA World Congress of Sociology 2023

Resurgent Authoritariarism
Sociology of New Entanglements of Religions, Politics, and Economies 

June 2023 | Melbourne, Australia

RC19 Annual Meeting 2022

2022 | Vilnius, Lithuania

RC19 Annual Meeting 2021

Drivers and challenges of social policies:
Global, regional, national, and local perspectives

August 25-27, 2021 | Fribourg, Switzerland

RC19 Annual conference, 25-27 August 2021, Fribourg (Switzerland)

The organizers received more than 50 abstracts so far. These abstracts are currently evaluated. Abstract acceptance mails will be sent around 19 April. This mail will also include information about the conference registration process. All information will also be uploaded to the conference website ( ). The organizers are very happy to announce the following keynote speeches:

Jeremy SEEKINGS, CSSR, University of Cape Town (South Africa)

South Africa’s response to Covid 19: Civil society, local and provincial governments

Giuliano BONOLI, IDHEAP and LIVES-UNIL, University of Lausanne (Switzerland)

Federalism and the welfare state in Switzerland (preliminary title)

Tara Patricia COOKSON, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, University of British Columbia (Canada)

Global institutions and people’s lives (very preliminary title)

Sarah COOK, Institute for Global Development, UNSW Sydney (Australia)

COVID-19 and the WHO: Global institutions in the context of shifting multilateral and regional dynamics (preliminary title)

The organizers can be contacted for any questions by mail (


RC19 Sociology of Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy

23-28 February, 2021 | Porto Alegre, Brazil

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