Video-conference „African Philosophy in the Covid-19 Crisis“

15–16 June 2021
ZOOM (online)

The Centre of Global Studies IP CAS organizes the 8th annual Asixoxe conference on African philosophy which will be held at Zoom on June 15–16, 2021. This year, speakers from Nigeria, South Africa, Mozambique, Benin, Portugal, Germany, Hungary, the UK, the USA, Qatar, and the Czech Republic will present their papers. Your can find the conference program here.

„Philosophy and Social Science“ Video-Conference

19–22 May 2021
ZOOM (online)

Map by Bill Rankin / Radical Cartography

The Philosophy and Social Science video-conference takes place in the ZOOM platform from Wednesday May 19 through Saturday May 22, 2021. 72 speakers from many countries of the European Union, the USA, Brazil and other countries will present their papers on relations among environmental issues, critical political economy, agency, representation, participation and deliberation in a community. The Centre of Global Studies IP CAS, Prague, is in charge of the event.

„Border control and the engineering of (re)displacement is a lucrative business“

The new podcast series Crossroads starts with an interview on migration, European policy of externalisation of border control, new surveillance technologies, and financial beneficiaries of border management.

Our first guest in the podcast series Crossroads is Professor Martin Lemberg-Pedersen is an associate professor at the Centre for Advanced Migration Studies (AMIS) at the University of Copenhagen and a research fellow in the Horizon 2020 project “Advancing Alternative Migration Governance” (AdMiGov). In his research he focuses on geopolitical and political economic analyses of actors and networks involved in EU border management. In particular, he studies border control technologies, the dynamics of securitization and externalisation of border control and the influence of private industrial actors on EU migration policies and institutions involved in border control. His work combines different disciplinary perspective including political philosophy, sociology, critical geography, postcolonialism, security and border studies.

Continue reading

International workshop “Revisiting Linkages between Citizens and Politicians in Contemporary Europe”

27–29 January 2021
Virtual workshop on ZOOM

Department of Political Sociology at the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences invites you to the international workshop Revisiting Linkages between Citizens and Politicians in Contemporary Europe, with Professor prof. Herbert Kitschelt (George V. Allen Distinguished Professor of International Relations, Duke University, North Carolina, USA) as a keynote speaker.

The workshop is held online, in English. Please register at zdenka.mansfeldova@soc.cas.cz and petraguasti@googlemail.com.

Please see the details and program here.

Thursday sociology seminar “Wetland Governance in the Age of Climate Change”

17 December 2020, 4 pm
ZOOM (online)

Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Institute of Sociological Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, invite you to the webinar from the cycle of Thursday sociology seminars. The presentation of Mukunda Upadhyay (Oxfam India / Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi) will focus on the biggest challenges of wetland governance in contemporary India and provide comparison with similar current issues in the European countries.

 

Programme (PDF)

International workshop “Revisiting Linkages between Citizens and Politicians in Contemporary Europe”

19 November 2020
Virtual workshop on ZOOM

Department of Political Sociology at the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences invites you to an early career research workshop Revisiting Linkages between Citizens and Politicians in Contemporary Europe. The workshop is held online, in English, and registration is free.
The deadline for registration is November 12, 2020. Please see the details here.

Online workshop “Food security and sustainability in global context”

18 November 2020, 2–4:30 pm
ZOOM platform (online)

The online workshop will focus on the current topic of sources of food security and their agricultural and social contexts. The topic will be presented as a part of the interdisciplinary cooperation between experimental botany and social sciences.

Please, register at jiri.krejcik@soc.cas.cz by 16 November.

Invitation (PDF)
Programme (PDF)