Call for Papers: Social Movements. Sociology and Critical Perspectives Conference, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul, 12-14 May 2014

 Sociology and Critical Perspectives Conference will focus on Social Movements while relating different fields of research on history, politics and sociology.

DAKAM invites scholars from across the globe to come together in SOCIO CRI’14 (Sociology and Critical Perspectives Conference) to discuss the concept of “social movements”, a theme obviously includes the most influential sociological questions of the present day. Political science and sociology have developed a variety of theories and empirical research on social movements. With regard to these studies, subjects such as definitions of social movements, functions of social movements, and possible forms of social movements at different scales are going to come under spotlight. The history and theory of social movements will be focused and case studies in relation to different places, time and political directions will be addressed. Papers and presentations are welcomed from any perspective to take a broad view of social movements and that may be critical of social movements in the past or present.

SOCIO CRI’14 Conference will be held during May 12-14, 2014 at MSGSÜ (Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University) organized by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center).

For more information see the conference website.