March 25
 
6a. CHALLENGES OF REGIONALIS (video)

The challenges and opportunities of sociology in Switzerland: Is there a Swiss sociology or are we stuck between German, French, and English-language sociologies?
Manfred Max Bergman, University of Basel, Switzerland
(abstract, powerpoint)

 

Challenges to Teaching Sociology in Slovakia posed by entry into the European Union
Rastislav Bednárik, Institute of Labour and Family Research, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
(abstract, powerpoint, audio)

 

Diversity or Fragmentation in Europe's Sociology: Lessons to be Learned?
Christian Fleck, Sociology, University of Graz, Austria, President of the Austrian Sociological Association
(abstract, powerpoint, audio)

 

The Challenge of Teaching Sociology in a Globalizing South: Between Indigenization and Emergent Structures
Ifeanyi P. Onyeonoru, Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
(abstract, powerpoint, audio)

 

Discussion (audio)

 
 
6b. TRANSNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS (video)

Changes and Problems of Russian Sociology
Valery A. Mansurov, Institute of Sociology, Russian Academic of Science, President of the Russian Society of Sociologists
(abstract, audio)

 

Vietnamese Farmers Face the WTO: Implications for Sociology
Vu Hao Quang, Vice Director of Institute of Public Opinion Research, Vietnam
(abstract, powerpoint, audio)

 

Facing a globalizing world: some suggestions for a global sociology
Marina Subirats, Catedrática de Sociología, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
(abstract, powerpoint, audio)

 

Revitalizing the sociological view in Latin America
Marcos Supervielle, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de la República Oriental del Uruguay (UDELAR)
(abstract, powerpoint, audio)

 

Discussion (audio)

 
CLOSING PANEL (video)

PRACTICAL RESPONSES TO THE CHALLENGES FOR SOCIOLOGY IN THE FACE OF GLOBAL INEQUALITY?
Jan Marie Fritz, ISA Vice-President for Finance and Membership
Devorah Kalekin-Fishman, Vice-President for Publications
Arturo Rodriguez Morato, Vice-President for Research
Lai Erinosho, President of the African Sociological Association

(audio)

 

 

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