EUROPEAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (ESA)

The European Sociological Association (ESA), founded in 1990, is a professional association of sociologists and non-profit entities related to Sociology. With more than 700 individual and institutional members, its main goals are to facilitate sociological research and teaching, communication between sociologists in Europe and to give Sociology a voice in European matters.

An ESA Conference is held every two years. To date, the following have been held: Vienna (1992), Budapest (1995), Essex (1997), Amsterdam (1999) and Helsinki (2001). The 6th Conference will take place in Murcia (Spain), under the general theme "AGEING SOCIETIES, NEW SOCIOLOGY" from the 23rd to 26th of September, 2003.

http://www.valt.helsinki.fi/esa/

ESA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2001-2003

President:Yasemin Soysal
Department of Sociology, Essex University, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, UK. Tel: 01206 873572. Fax: 01206 873410. E-mail: esapresident@wiko-berlin.de

General Secretary : Jean-Charles Lagree
IRESCO, 59-61 rue Pouchet, 75849 Paris Cedex 17 – France. Tel: 33 1 40 25 12 28. Fax: 33 1 40 25 10 14. E-mail: lagree@ext.jussieu.fr

Treasurer: Anne Kovalainen
Turku School of Economics and Business Administration, Rehtorinpellonkatu 3, FI-20500 Turku, Finland. Tel: 358 2 338 33 11 E-mail: anne.kovalainen@tukkk.fi

Vice-President for Research Networks: Margareta Bertilsson
University of Copenhagen - Department of Sociology, Linnesgade 22, DK-1361, Copenhagen, Denmark. Tel: 45 35323275. Fax: 45 35323949. E-mail: margareta.bertilsson@sociology.ku.dk

Vice-President for Programme: Capitolina Diaz-Martinez
Universidad De Oviedo - Departamento de Economia, Economia Aplicada, 33071 Oviedo, Spain. Tel: 34 98 5104863. Fax: 34 98 5105050. E-mail: cdiaz@correo.uniovi.es

Vice-President for Publications: Dennis Smith
Loughborough University - Social Sciences, LE11 3TU Loughborough, UK. Tel: 441509228364. Fax: 441509223944. E-mail: D.Smith@lboro.ac.uk

Other Members :

Jiri MUSIL
Central European University, Prokopova 9, 13000 Prague 3, Czech Republic. Tel: 420 2 2278 1647. Fax: 420 2 2278 2185. E-mail: ceu.prague@ecn.cz or ceu.musil@volny.cz.

Elzbieta HALAS
Catholic University of Lublin - Institute of Sociology, Al. Ractawickie 14, 20-950 Lublin, Poland. Tel: 48 81 445 3353. Fax: 48 81 533 0433. E-mail: halas@kul.lublin.pl.

Giovanna PROCACCI
University of Milan - Department of Social & Political Studies, Via Conservatorio 7, 20122 Milan, Italy. Tel: 39 02 58358815. Fax: 39 02 58358840. E-mail: giovanna.procacci@unimi.it.

Elena MESHCHERKINA
Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Krzhizhanovskogo str. 24\35, Building 5, 117259 Moscow, Russia. E-mail: rusicata@public.mtu.ru.

Claudine ATTIAS-DONFUT
Caisse Nationale d'Assurance Vieillesse, 49, Rue Mirabeau, F-75016 Paris, France. Tel: 33 1 53 92 5020. Fax: 33 1 53 92 50 26. E-mail: claudine.attias-donfut@cnav.fr.

Risto HEISKALA
University of Helsinki, Department of Sociology, P.O. Box 18, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland. Tel: 358 9 191 23912. Fax: 358 9 191 23967. E-mail: risto.heiskala@helsinki.fi.

Ilona OSTNER
Institute of Social Policy, Platz der Goettinger Sieben 3, D-37073 Goettingen, Germany. Tel: 49 0551 39 7243. Fax: 49 0551 39 7834. E-mail: iostner@uni-goettingen.de or iostner@gwdg.de. Homepage: http://www.gwdg.de/~uxsp.

Göran AHRNE
Stockholm University, Department of Sociology, S-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden.
Tel: 46 8 163745. Fax: 46 8 612 55 80. E-mail: goran.ahrne@sociology.su.se.

Eva CYBA
Universitaet Wien - Institut fuer Soziologie, Universitaetsstrasse 7, A-1010 Wien, Austria. Tel: 43 1 713 81 74. E-mail: eva.cyba@univie.ac.at.

Peeter VIHALEMM
University of Tartu, Ropka 19-12, 50111 Tartu, Estonia. Tel: 3727 471 532. Fax: 3727 376 355. E-mail: peetervi@ut.ee

ESA SECRETARY

Elisabeth DEDIEU
IRESCO
59-61 rue Pouchet
75017 PARIS
E-mail: esa@iresco.fr