Can Comparative Historical Sociology Save the World?

Trajectories_Spring2016With ASA just two months away, the time is ripe to register for this year’s mini-conference, scheduled for August 19th, 2016 at the University of Washington, Seattle. Titled Can Comparative Historical Sociology Save the World? the conference explores how scholars might use the tools of comparative and historical sociology to engage issues of public concern. Featuring an opening plenary discussion with Peter Evans, Fatma Müge Göçek, Ebenezer Obadare, Fabio Rojas and Monica Prasad, and papers covering topics such as gun control, U.S. imperialism, sexual violence, and climate change, this conference promises to spark lively and thought-provoking debate. The conference will be followed by a joint reception with the Economic Sociology section, which is also hosting a mini-conference at the University of Washington.  

To register and view the conference program, please visit We look forward to seeing you in Seattle!
CHS 2016 Mini-Conference Planning Committee:
Johnnie Lotesta
Aliza Luft
Josh McCabe
Andre Nickow
Sarah Quinn
Fiona Rose-Greenland
Eric Schoon
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