International Sociological Association

Research Committee on Sociological Theory (RC16) Conference

Between progress and apocalypse:
sociological theory in the twenty-first century

2–4 July 2020
Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

call for papers

The aim of the conference is to identify symptomatic motifs of our recent historical and intellectual situation which embraces radical visions of social change. Both established and alternative theoretical strategies are confronted by disruptions of institutional and discursive frameworks initiated by powerful technological transformations, growing social diversity and reoccurring patterns of populist political mobilization.


Registration for the conference will open online in February 2020

Conference Fee

ISA RC16 members: 120 EUR, non-members: 160 EUR


Csaba Szaló,