International Sociological Association (ISA) World Forum, Day 4: John Urry; Public Sociology

On the fourth, final day, of the ISA World Forum, John Urry gave a talk on “Sociology and Climate Change” and there was a concluding debate on public sociology.

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International Sociological Association (ISA) World Forum, Day 3: Manuel Castells: Sociology and Society in the 21st Century

Manuel Castells’s talk was presented as one of the main events of the entire conference and several hundred people were attending. Castells defined sociology as the scientific study of society. He argued that the status of sociology in society is at an all-time low. One of the reasons would be that sociologists would have engaged [...]

International Sociological Association (ISA) World Forum, Day 2: My presentations

Video-Presentation: Christian Fuchs “Critical Theory in the Age of the Internet”