Disaster and Social Crisis

 

Convenors:
Nicholas Petropoulos: Pedagogical Institute and Emergencies Research Center, Greece 
Susann Ullberg, Crisis Management Research and Training,  Sweden 
Vera Vratusa, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia  Juan de Dios Ruano Gómez, Faculty of Sociology, University of A Coruña,

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

Session 1
Varieties of Terrorism: 
Psychosocial, Political and Economic Impacts

Chairs: Nicholas Petropoulos and Alison Rowlands

Author(s): Susanna M. Hoffman
Institution: Independent Researcher and Author
Country: USA 
THE PSYCHO-SOCIAL SYMBOLISM OF TERRORISM AND ITS USES
Author(s): Alan Kirschenbaum
Institution: Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
Country: Israel 
RISK PERCEPTIONS OF DISASTERS: THEIR IMPACT ON ACTUAL PREPAREDNESS BEHAVIOR
Author(s): Henry W. Fischer
Institution: Department of Sociology, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA 
PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS AND THE 11 SEPTEMBER 2001
Author(s): Nicholas Petropoulos
Institution: Pedagogical Institute of Greece and Emergencies Research Center
Country: Greece 
A SOCIOLOGICAL PROFILE OF GREEKS ARRESTED FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE '17TH OF NOVEMBER REVOLUTIONARY ORGANIZATION
Author(s): David Denney
Institution: University of London
Country: United Kingdom 
RISK AND POST-SEPTEMBER 11TH EVENTS
Author(s): José Rodrigues dos Santos
Institution: Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Military Academy, ISCTE
Country: Portugal 
A COGNITIVE-ANTHROPOLOGY AND CONCEPTUAL APPROACH TO TERROR AND TERRORISM

 


Wednesday September 24    (9:00 - 11:00)

Session 2 
Emergency Management: New Structures, Paradigms, Issues and Challenges 

Chairs: Murat Balamir and Ben Aguirre

Author(s): Eve Coles
Institution: Center for Disaster Management, School of Science and the Environment, Coventry University
Country: United Kingdom 
RESILIENT UNITED KINGDOM: FACT, FICTION OR FALLACY? AN EXAMINATION OF THE PROPOSED NEW EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STRUCTURES FOR THE UK
Author(s): Andrew Coghlan
Institution: Disaster Recovery, Emergency Management Australia Institute, Mt. Macedon, Victoria
Country: Australia 
TWENTY YEARS OF DISASTER RECOVERY IN AUSTRALIA: FROM ASH WEDNESDAY TO BALI
Author(s): Rohit Jigyasu
Institution: International Center for the Study of Restoration and Preservation of Cultural Property
Country: Italy 
THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL NGOS IN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-ISSUES AND CHALLENGES IN THE CONTEXT OF SOUTH ASIA
Author(s): Murat Balamir
Institution: Middle East Technical University
Country: Turkey 
DEVELOPMENTS IN DISASTER MANAGEMENT IN TURKEY: INSTITUTIONAL LEARNING OR INSTITUTIONAL SURVIVAL INSTINCT?

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

Session 3 
Classical Social Theories and Modern Crises 

Chairs: Vera Vratusa and Susann Ullberg

Author(s): Max Koch
Institution: University of Ulster
Country: Northern Ireland 
SOCIAL INCLUSION AND CRISIS AFTER FORDISM
Author(s): Dorothea Hilhorst
Institution: Disaster Studies, Wageningen University
Country: The Netherlands 
UNLOCKING DISASTER PARADIGMS: AN ACTOR ORIENTED FOCUS ON DISASTER RESPONSE
Author(s): Alejandrina Silva
Institution: University of Los Andes
Country: Venezuela 
LA VIOLENCIA SOCIALMENTE SOPORTADA

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

Session 4 
Classical Social Theories and Modern Crises 

Chairs: Vera Vratusa and Susann Ullberg

Author(s): Antonio Vallejos
Institution: Department of Sociology I, National University of Distance Education, Madrid
Country: Spain 
THE EVENT AS A SOCIAL ANALYZER: JEREZ, 8 JAN 1892 AND THE BOURGEOISIE ORDER
Author(s): Elisio Macamo
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Bayreuth
Country: Denmark 
BERECHENBARKEIT AND RISK: THE TAMING OF FATE IN DEVELOPING SOCIETIES
Author(s): Vera Vratusa
Institution: Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade
Country: Yugoslavia 
SOCIOLOGY CLASSICS AND ACTUAL WAR COMPLEX DISASTER CRISES

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

 "Business Meeting" 


Thursday September 25   (9:00 - 11:00)

Session 5
Personal, Local, Cultural 
and Ethnic Crises in Post-Soviet Russia 

Chairs: Eve Coles and Vera Vratusa

Author(s): Tatiana Korkhonen
Institution: Department of Social Work, Altai State University
Country: Russia 
PREVENTION AND RESOLVING OF PERSONAL, SOCIO-CULTURAL CRISES
Author(s): Elena S. Gvozdeva
Institution: Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science
Country: Russia 
SOCIAL CRISIS AND LEADERSHIP OF YOUTH: THE FUTURE AFTER THE "END OF WORK"
Author(s): Juri Plusnin
Institution: Laboratory of Science Development Analysis, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences
Country: Russia 
RUSSIAN SMALL TOWNS DURING CRISIS: CHANGES IN SOCIAL ATTITUDES AMONG THE 'COMMON PEOPLE'
Author(s): Musa Movlievich Yusupov
Institution: The Center for Social Strategic Research, Chechnya
Country: Russia 
THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE IN THE CONDITIONS OF AN ARMED CONFLICT

 

Thursday, Sept. 25,   (10:10-10:30)

Session A 

"Meet the Authors" 

R.A. Boin, Dept. of Public Administration, Leiden University 

Rosenthal, Uriel; Boin, R.A. &  Comfort, K. L.Managing Crises: Threats, Dilemmas, Opportunities (Charles C. Thomas, Springfield, Il., 2001, 349 pages)  

 

Chairs:  N. Petropoulos and Sorin Cheval

 

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

Session 6 
The Economic and Social Consequences of Disasters: 
New Theoretical and Methodological Approaches 

Chair: Juan de Dios Ruano Gómez

Author(s): Antonio Canas Varela
Institution: University of A Coruña
Country: Spain 
LAS REPRESENTACIONES SOCIALES DEL RIESGO (SOCIAL REPRESENTATIONS OF RISK) 
Author(s): Jochen Dreher and Silvana Figueroa
Institution: University of Konstanz
Country: Germany 
CRISIS Y SIMBOLOGÍA COLECTIVA EN ARGENTINA: LA CONCILIACIÓN DEL (DES)ORDEN VIVIDO CON EL ORDEN SOÑADO (CRISIS AND COLLECTIVE SYMBOLISM IN ARGENTINA: THE CONCILIATION OF THE EXPERIENCED [DIS]ORDER WITH THE DESIRABLE ORDER) 
Author(s): José Manuel Álvarez Sánchez
Institution: Department of Sociology and Political Science and Administration, University of A Coruña
Country: Spain 
EL CASO DE MUXIA EN LA CRISIS DEL PRESTIGE (MUXIA'S CASE IN THE PRESTIGE CRISIS)
Author(s): Ana Huesca González
Institution: Pontificia Comillas of Madrid University
Country: Spain 
LA 'SOCIEDAD DEL RIESGO' Y SUS IMPLICACIONES PARA EL ANÁLISIS SOCIAL ('RISK SOCIETY' AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR SOCIAL ANÁLISIS) 
Author(s): Susann Ullberg
Institution: CRISMART (Crisis Management Research and Training)
Country: Sweden 
M/V ESTONIA: DESASTRE, IMPACTO Y MEMORIA (M/V ESTONIA: DISASTER IMPACT AND MEMORY)

Friday September 26    (9:00 - 11:00)

Session 7 
The Role of the Mass Media in 
Disaster/Crisis Management and Mitigation 

Chair: Andrés García Gómez and Susann Ullberg

Author(s): Lorena Rey Piñeiro
Institution: University of A Coruña
Country: Spain 
CRISIS MEDIÁTICAS Y PERCEPCIÓN SOCIAL: EL CASO PRESTIGE Y EL 'MAL DE LAS VACAS LOCAS' (THE MASS MEDIA CRISIS AND SOCIAL PERCEPTION : THE CASE OF THE PRESTIGE AND THE 'MAD COW' DISEASE)
Author(s): Mar de Santiago Pérez
Institution: Department of Sociology, Political Sciences and the Administration, University of Vigo
Country: Spain 
LA DIMENSIÓN MEDIÁTICA EN UN CONTEXTO DE CATÁSTROFE Y CRISIS: OPINIÓN PÚBLICA, ACCIÓN COLECTIVA Y CAMBIO SOCIAL - ANÁLISIS DEL TRATAMIENTO INFORMATIVO SOBRE EL CASO 'PRESTIGE' EN LOS DIARIOS 'EL PAÍS', 'ABC' Y 'LA VOZ DE GALICIA' (THE MASS MEDIA DIMENSION IN A DISASTER AND CRISIS CONTEXT: PUBLIC OPINION, COLLECTIVE ACTION AND SOCIAL CHANGE - AN ANALYSIS OF THE INFORMATION TREATMENT IN THE CASE OF THE 'PRESTIGE' BY THE NEWSPAPERS 'EL PAÍS', 'ABC' AND 'LA VOZ DE GALICIA')
Author(s): Ariadna Rodríguez Teijeiro
Institution: University of A Coruna
Country: Spain 
LOS MEDIOS DE COMUNICACIÓN ANTE SITUACIONES DE RIESGO (THE MASS MEDIA IN THE FACE OF RISK SITUATIONS)

 

Friday September 26    (10:10 - 10:30)

Sesion B
"Meet the Authors " 

Luigi Pellizzoni, Environmental Sociology, Department of Human Sciences, University of Trieste 

De Marchi, Bruna; Pellizzoni, Luigi & Ungaro, Daniele Il Rischio Ambientale (il Mulino, Bologna 2001, 212 pages) 

 

Chairs: N. Petropoulos and Sorin Cheval

 

Friday September 26    (14:30 - 16:30)

Session 8
The Role of the Community, Volunteers and the 
Civil Society in Disaster/Crisis Prevention and Mitigation 

Chairs: Susann Ullberg and Andrés García Gómez

Author(s): Philip Buckle, Graham Marsh and Syd Smale
Institution: Cranfield Disaster Management Centre and The School of Social Science and Planning, RMIT University
Country: United Kingdom and Australia 
COMMUNITY CAPABILITY AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT
Author(s): Hande Paker
Institution: Department of Sociology, McGill University, Montreal
Country: Canada 
THE IMPACT OF STATE FAILURE ON CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS IN TURKEY FOLLOWING THE 1999 EARTHQUAKE: THE CASE OF A SEARCH AND RESCUE VOLUNTARY ORGANIZATION
Author(s): Erica Hallebone
Institution: School of Management, RMIT University, Victoria
Country: Australia 
SOCIAL CRISIS AND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF 'COMMUNITY BUILDING' IN DEVELOPING LOCAL RESILIENCE TO HARMFUL GAMBLING
Author(s): Ben Aguirre
Institution: Disaster Research Center, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Delaware
Country: USA 
VULNERABILIDAD Y RESISTENCIA EN LATINOAMÉRICA (VULNERABILITY AND RESILIENCE IN LATIN AMERICA)