IV ISA Forum of SOCIOLOGY, February 23-27, 2021


Challenges of the 21st Century:
Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality



The new calendar and timeline of events the ISA has prepared for IV ISA Forum of Sociology in Porto Alegre, Brazil postponed to February 23-27, 2021. Please note the following important deadlines:

  • 15 September – 15 October 2020: The authors of abstracts selected for the ISA Forum will be invited to confirm their participation to the Forum before October 15th, 2020. They may update their abstract and title, in consultation with their session organizers or RC program coordinators.
  • 15 October 2020:  Final day to confirm participation by authors of the already accepted abstracts.
    * The abstracts that have not been not confirmed will be automatically removed from the program
  • 16 – 25 October 2020: Publication of the calls for new abstracts proposals by the RC/WG/TG
  • 26 October – 12 November 2020: Submission of new abstracts proposals via online platform
  • 12 November 2020:  Deadline for new abstract submissions
  • 24 November 2020: Authors are notified about the acceptance or rejection of their abstracts
  • 15 December 2020: Presenters final registration deadline (early registration fees apply).

For queries about registration contact isaconf@confex.com
For queries about ISA membership contact isa@isa-sociology.org
To apply for ISA membership, go to http://www.isa-sociology.org/en/membership/individual-membership/
For general, accommodation, and visa information, please visit https://www.isa-sociology.org/en/conferences/forum/porto-alegre-2020 



Only 2 months are left to submit abstracts to sessions organized by the Research Committee 46. Don’t miss the deadline, submit an abstract online before September 30, 2019, 24:00 GMT. You are invited to submit abstracts on-line via the Confex platform from 25 April. Abstracts must be submitted in English, French or Spanish. Only abstracts submitted on-line will be considered in the selection process. Remember that each presenter is limited to two papers. All presenters and session organisers are expected to be or become members of RC46. Use the following link to submit abstracts https://isaconf.confex.com/isaconf/forum2020/cfp.cgi. You then click on BEGIN A SUBMISSION and select RC46 for our sessions. Or you can click on the following link that will take you directly to the RC46 session: https://isaconf.confex.com/isaconf/forum2020/webprogrampreliminary/Symposium612.html

RC46 Porto Alegre ISA Forum Sessions

  Title Organiser(s)
1 Environmental Justice in Applied and Clinical Settings Sharon Everhardt
2 The History and Development of Clinical Sociology Around the World Jan Marie Fritz
3 Dispositifs De Recherche ET Intervention EN Sociologie Clinique: Alternatives D’action Dans Le Contexte De Travail Brésilien Matheus Viana Braz
4 The Return Home: Addressing Migrant Re-Integration Johanna Zulueta
5 Care Policies and Gender Equality Bila Sorj, Karina Batthyany
6 Violence Néolibérale, Normalité Souffrante Et Folie Du Travail Thomas Périlleux
7 Histoires De Vie Collectives Et Action Communautaire. Collective Life Histories and Community Action. Jacques Rheaume
8 Théories Et Pratiques De Groupes En Amérique Latine : Quelles Contributions à La Réduction Des Inégalités Sociale De Pouvoir Dans Les Sociétés Du Nord ? Isabelle Ruelland
9 Jeunes Et Santé Mentale, Interventions Institutionnelles Et Communautaires : Perspective Critique. Mental Health and Youth, Community and Institutional Practices: A Critical View. Danielle Desmarais, Maria Lourdes Rodriguez del Barrio
10 Organisational Interventions during the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Tina Uys
11 Social-Ecological Transitions of Cities and Decreasing Public Spaces Suava Zbierski-Salameh, Mariam Seedat-Khan
12 Children at the Border: Refugee, Unaccompanied and Immigrant Children and Youth Yvonne Vissing
13 Identifying and Creating/Designing Democratization Spaces By NGOs, Local Government and Civic Groups Suava Zbierski-Salameh
14 Building Community: Religious Organisations and Clinical Practice Margarita Kalashnikova, Natalia Erokhova, Charles Puttergill
Joint session hosted by RC42
15 Lecturing Diversity – Lessons from the Classroom Charles Puttergill
Invited sessions (abstracts cannot be submitted to these sessions)
16 RC46 Business Meeting: Open to all RC46 members & people interested in becoming members to discuss RC46 matters Emma Porio
17 Certification: Validating the Work of Clinical Sociologists Melodye Lehnerer