Social Theory

 

Convenor:
Patrick Baert: Faculty of Social and Political Sciences University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

- ROOM 3.12

Tuesday September 23   (14:00 - 16:00)

Session 1
Philosophy of the Social Sciences

 

Author(s): Margareta Bertilsson
Institution: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark
THE ELEMENTARY FORMS OF PRAGMATISM: ON DIFFERENT TYPES OF ABDUCTION
Author(s): Patrick Baert
Institution: University of Cambridge
Country: United Kingdom
PRAGMATISM AS A PHILOSOPHY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES  
Author(s): Ragnvald Kalleberg
Institution: University of Oslo
Country: Norway
IS THERE AN ETHOS OF SCIENCE?
Author(s): Craig Browne
Institution: Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Sydney
Country: Australia
THE END OF IMMANENT CRITIQUE
Author(s): Justin Cruickshank
Institution: Nottingham Trent University
Country: United Kingdom
A REDUNDANT UNDERLABOURER? CRITICAL REALISM AND THE PROBLEM OF ESSENTIALISM
Author(s): Seppo Poutanen
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Turku
Country: Finland
GOOD EXPLANATIONS AND THEIR ONTOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS FOR NATURAL SCIENCE AND SOCIAL SCIENCE: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF SOME ONTOLOGICAL FEATURES IN CRITICAL SOCIAL REALISM.
Author(s): Lars Benjaminsen
Institution: Institute of Sociology, University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark
CAUSALITY AND SOCIOLOGICAL MODELS: ON RELATIONAL STRUCTURES AND COGNITIVE RATIONALITY

 


Wednesday September 24   (09:00 - 11:00)

Session 2
History of Social Theory and Beyond

 

Author(s): Vladimir Kultygin
Institution: Russian Academy of Sciences
Country: Russia
ON PERIODISATION OF PREHISTORY AND HISTORY OF SOCIOLOGY IN EUROPE
Author(s): Francoise Reumaux
Institution: University of Poitiers
Country: France
CROISEMENT DE DISCIPLINES SUR UN MEME OBJECT: LA RUMEUR
Author(s): Victor Franchuk 
Institution: Moscow State University
Country: Russia
THE BASIS OF THE MODERN THEORY OF SOCIETIES
Author(s): Tomc Gregot
Institution: Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana
Country: Slovenia
A COMMUNITY OF MINDS
Author(s): V.G. Nemirovskiy and S.V. Grishaev
Institution: Krasnoyarsk State University
Country: Russia
SPECIFIC FEATURES OF THE PRESENT STAGE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THEORETICAL SOCIOLOGY IN RUSSIA
Author(s): Janusz Mucha
Institution: University of Torun
Country: Poland
THE CONCEPT OF SOCIAL RELATIONS IN CLASSIC ANALYTICAL INTERPRETATIVE SOCIOLOGY: WEBER AND ZNANIECKI
Author(s): Jochen Dreher
Institution: University of Konstanz
Country: Germany
THE SYMBOL AND THE (AUTO-)CONSTITUTION OF THE LIFE-WORLD. THE SELF-ILLUMINATION OF SOCIETY THROUGH SYMBOLS

 

Wednesday September 24   (14:30 - 16:30)

Session 3
Culture

 

Author(s): Arpad Szakolczai
Institution: University of Cork
Country: Ireland
The People of God and Their Holy War: Globalisation in Historical Context  
Author(s): Tamás Meleghy and Heinz-Jürgen Niedenzu
Institution: University of Innsbruck
Country: Austria
THE PROCESS OF CIVILISATION AND THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION
Author(s): Milan Jaros 
Institution:
Centre for Research in Knowledge Science and Society, Newcastle University 
Country:
United Kingdom 
PSEUDO-MATHEMAISATION OF THE MIND AND RE-FRAMING THE SOCIAL
Author(s): Laurence Ellena
Institution: University of Poitiers
Country: France
LITERATURE AND SOCIAL SCIENCES: EVOLUTION AND RECEPTION OF RESEARCH
Author(s): Ya-Hsuan Wang
Institution: Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge
Country: United Kingdom
SATE OR SELF? ON HUMAN DEMANDS OF ETHNIC RECOGNITION IN MODERN SOCIETY
Author(s): Robert van Krieken
Institution: University of Sydney
Country: Australia
LEGAL REASONING AS A FIELD OF KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION; BOURDIEU, LUHMANN AND LAW'S AUTONOMY
Author(s): Gilles Verpraet
Institution: CNRS
Country: France
FRAMEWORKS OF TEMPORALIES INSIDE EUROPEAN SOCIOLOGY: CONJUGATION OF TEMPORALITIES
Author(s): Maria Gornostaeva
Institution: Institute of Socio-political Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Country: Russia
POWER AND MEANING IN THE WORK OF JACQUES LACAN

 

Wednesday September 24   (17:00 - 18:30)

Session 4
Key Concepts in Social Theory (1)

Author(s): Ute Gerhard
Institution: University of Frankfurt
Country: Germany
THEORIES OF INDIVIDUALISATION FORM A GENDER PERSPECTIVE
Author(s): Elizabieta Halas
Institution: Catholic University of Lublin
Country: Poland
SOCIAL SYMBOLISM, FORMS AND FUNCTIONS. A PRAGMATIST PERSPECTIVE
Author(s): Andreas Balog
Institution: Institute of Sociology, University of Vienna
Country: Austria
THE CONCEPT OF SOCIETY AND ITS USE IN ZEITDIAGNOSEN
Author(s): Fernando Aguiar and Andrés de Francisco
Institution: Universities of Cordoba and Complutense of Madrid
Country: Spain
SOCIAL IDENTITY AND GROUP INTENTIONALITY

 

Wednesday September 24   (19:00 - 20:30)

Business Meeting

 


Thursday September 25   (09:00 - 11:00)

 

Session 5
Key Concepts in Social Theory (2)

Author(s): Boris Sivirinov
Institution: University of Novosibirsk
Country: Russia
THE CONCEPT OF SOCIAL PERSPECTIVE
Author(s): Ralph Fevre
Institution: Cardiff University School of Social Sciences
Country: United Kingdom
POLYSEMOUS SOCIAL THEORY; ECONOMIC RATIONALITY AND ERSATZ MORALITY
Author(s): Francisco Linares
Institution: University of La Laguna
Country: Spain
WEAK AND STRONG UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES
Author(s): Irene Rafanell
Institution: University of Edinburgh
Country: United Kingdom
SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF THE SELF: TWO VIEWS

 

Thursday September 25   (14:30 - 16:30)

Session 6
Theorising Politics and the Economy

Author(s): Kalle Haatanen
Institution: Department of Social Policy, University of Helsinki
Country: Finland
ORDINARY PEOPLE AND THE POLITICS OF RECOGNITION
Author(s): Lars Kaspersen
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark
THE ‘WARFARE-PARADIGM’ IN HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY: WARFARE AS A DRIVING HISTORICAL FORCE
Author(s): Ann Vogel
Institution: Cambridge University
Country: United Kingdom 
YET ANOTHER INSTITUTIONALISM? 
Author(s): Barbara Misztal
Institution: University of Leicester
Country: United Kingdom
MEMORY AND DEMOCRACY
Author(s): Tony Fitzpatrick
Institution: Nottingham University
Country: United Kingdom
A POST-PRODUCTIVIST FUTURE FOR SOCIAL DEMOCRACY
Author(s): Psarrou Magdalini
Institution: University of Thesaloniki
Country: Greece
FROM THE NATIONAL STATE TO THE MULTINATIONAL FORMATION
Author(s): Svetlana Babenko
Institution: Department of Sociology, Kharkiv National University
Country: Ukraine
INFORMAL SOCIETY: THE CHANGE OF LIFE-COURSE STRATEGIES UNDER POST-SOVIET TRANSFORMATION (THE CASE OF UKRAINE)

 


Friday September 26   (09:00 - 11:00)

Session 7
Theories of Change

Author(s): June Edmunds
Institution: Cambridge University
Country: United Kingdom
SOCIAL CLOSURE AND GENERATION. THE CULTURAL MONOPOLY OF THE 1960S GENERATION
Author(s): Raf Vanderstraeten
Institution: University of Bielefeld
Country: Germany
DIFFERENTIATION AND INTEGRATION: ELEMENTS OF A THEORY OF SOCIAL EVOLUTION
Author(s): Eva Buchinger
Institution: ARC Seibersdorf
Country: Austria
INNOVATION POLICY AS A GOVERNANCE PROBLEM: THEORIZING POLITICS ON BASIS OF THE AUTOPOESIS APPROACH
Author(s): Juha Klemelä
Institution: University of Turku
Country: Finland
COOPERATION BETWEEN ORGANISATIONAL SUB-DEPARTMENTS: A CONFLICT FUNCTIONALIST MODEL
Author(s): Tamara Adamiants
Institution: University of Moscow
Country: Russia
TWO NEW PARADIGMS FOR SOCIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SOCIAL PRACTICE
Author(s): Pablo Navarro
Institution: University of Oviedo
Country: Spain
HOMO TRIPLEX. THE THREEFOLD DUPLICITY OF HUMAN SOCIAL SYSTEMS
Author(s): Teresa González de la Fe
Institution: University of La Laguna
Country: Spain
SOCIO-TECHNICAL CHANGES AND THE QUESTION OF AN EMERGENT INFORMATIONAL SOCIETY

 

Friday September 26   (14:30 - 16:30)

Session 8
Theorizing Europe in a Changing World

Author(s): Christos Nikolaou and Nikos Papadakis
Institution: University of Crete
Country: Greece
EUROPEAN HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE ERA OF CHANGE
Author(s): Dennis Smith
Institution: Loughborough University
Country: United Kingdom
EUROPEAN SOCIETY AND THE DYNAMICS OF HUMILIATION: THE LESSONS FOR SOCIAL THEORY
Author(s): Alfonso Pérez-Agote
Institution: Complutense University of Madrid
Country: Spain
GLOBALISATION, CRISIS OF THE STATE AND ANOMY, SOCIAL THEORY VISITS EUROPE
Author(s): Else Kloppenborg
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen and Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences, Humboldt-University of Berlin
Country: Denmark and Germany
MECHANISMS IN EUROPEAN SECURITY. (R)EVOLUTIONS
Author(s): Alan Shipman
Institution: University of Cambridge
Country: United Kingdom
LONELY CROWD MEETS LONELY PLANET? INNER AND OTHER DIRECTED RESPONSES TO GLOBALISATION
Author(s): Caroline Gijselinckx
Institution: University of Leuven
Country: Belgium
SOCIALISATION IN MULTI-ETHNIC SOCIETIES. A CRITICAL REALIST CONCEPTUALISATION
Author(s): Daniel Chernilo
Institution: University of Warwick
Country: United Kingdom
SOCIOLOGY, SOCIETY AND NATIONS STATES. THE ROLE OF "SOCIETY" IN THE FORMATION OF A SOCIETAL PERSPECTIVE