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Call for papers, conferences, seminars.

Bandi per ricercatori - Università di Trento
dal 27-02-2012 alle 12:00 al 20-03-2012 alle 14:00
Redazione, February 27, 2012

La Facoltà di Sociologia dell’Università di Trento ha emanato quattro bandi per la valutazione comparativa di 4 posti per ricercatore a tempo determinato nei seguenti settori concorsuali:

- 11/A5 (scienze demoetnoantropologiche),

 - 14/C1 (sociologia generale, giuridica e politica),

 - 14/C2 (sociologia dei processi culturali comunicativi),

 - 14/D1 (sociologia dei processi economici, del lavoro e del territorio)

La scadenza dei bandi è fissata per lunedì 19 marzo 2012.


I bandi sono pubblicati sul Portale di Ateneo al seguente link:





dott.ssa Anna Brancato

Presidenza Facoltà di Sociologia

Università di Trento

Via Verdi, 6

38122 Trento

Tel. 0461/281428

Fax  0461/281458

CFP - ESA Research Network 32 – Political Sociology

Political Participation and Beyond: Multi-level dynamics of inclusion/exclusion in times of crisis
dal 30-11-2012 alle 08:00 al 01-12-2012 alle 21:00
Anna Carola Freschi, January 30, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS - ESA Research Network 32 – Political Sociology

The European Sociological Association’s Research Network on Political Sociology (RN32) is pleased to announce its second mid-term conference, to be held at the University of Milan (Italy), 30 November and 1 December, 2012.

About the initiative Open Letter to the EU Commissioner on SSH

"The future of Social Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020" Speech of the Commissioner at the British Academy London - 10 November 2011
dal 18-01-2012 alle 17:00 al 31-12-2014 alle 23:00
Anna Carola Freschi, January 18, 2012

The European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science has replied to the initiative Open Letter on SSH research in the new FP, 2014-2020.

The full text is available on:


Postdoctoral position at Max Weber Institute (Heidelberg)

The Organizational Networks of Megachurches
dal 12-02-2012 alle 23:00 al 19-02-2012 alle 23:00
Anna Carola Freschi, January 18, 2012

Postdoctoral Researcher in the Organizational Networks of Megachurches

The Max Weber Institute of Sociology at Heidelberg University, Germany, invites applications for a full-time
postdoctoral research position. The position is part of a project funded by the German Research Foundation
(DFG) entitled “Why are megachurches attractive? Cultural reproduction and network structures of a new
organizational form in the U.S.” The appointment begins on April 1, 2012, or sooner. The position is limited
to a 2.5-year term with the possibility of extension subject to funding renewal. The successful candidate is
expected to assume project leadership and will spend several months in the US to collect data on-site. The
salary is competitive and based on the TVöD EG 14 pay scale for public institutions. The position offers a
range of opportunities for advanced academic training.

Candidates must have a great capacity for team work and should be enthusiastic about the opportunity to
implement a collaborative research project. Specific requirements include:
- Successful completion of a PhD in the social sciences.
- Experience in scientific project management.
- Expertise in organization science and social network analysis. Familiarity with the sociology of
religion would be advantageous.
- Competence in social scientific research methods, especially in the areas of social network analysis
and survey design.
- Excellent command of the English language in both writing and speaking. Experience living and/or
working abroad is very much desired. Proficiency in an additional language would be beneficial.
Germany language proficiency is optional.

Please visit http://www.soz.uni-heidelberg.de/projektdetails/835,65,0,0,1.html to access more
information about the project. Heidelberg University is an equal opportunity employer and particularly
welcomes applications from women. In case of equal qualification, applications from individuals with
disabilities will be given preferential consideration.
To apply, please send a cover letter and a CV outlining your research and teaching experience, a current list
of publications, and other relevant professional information including copies of academic transcripts to:

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Max-Weber-Institut für Soziologie
Prof. Dr. Thomas Kern
Bergheimer Str. 58
69115 Heidelberg

Applications must be received by February 12, 2012. They may also be submitted by email to
thomas.kern@soziologie.uni-heidelberg.de. If you have any further questions, please contact Prof. Dr.
Thomas Kern (email: thomas.kern@soziologie.uni-heidelberg.de, phone: +49-6221-542983).

Convegno nazionale 2012 STS Italia

CfP: Politica e tecnocultura: lotte, tensioni e cambiamento nei mondi sociali digitali
dal 01-03-2012 alle 06:00 al 01-07-2012 alle 06:00
Anna Carola Freschi, January 18, 2012


Rovigo, 21-23 Giugno 2012

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