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Location: The Bridgewater Hall
Lower Mosley Street Manchester, M2 3WS
Date: Tuesday, 20/Aug/2019
NA Council: National Associations Council Meeting
Location: The Bridgewater Hall
Chair: Sokratis Koniordos, University of the Peloponnese
Only for representatives of National Sociological Associations
RN Council: Research Networks Council Meeting
Location: The Bridgewater Hall
Chair: Teresa Carvalho, University of Aveiro
Only for RN (co-)coordinators
P1: Plenary 1 - Opening
Location: The Bridgewater Hall
Chair: Sue Scott, Newcastle University

Europe Otherwise. On Decolonization, Creolization, and Inter-Imperiality

Manuela Boatcă

University of Freiburg, Germany

Democracy, Populism and After

Michel Wieviorka


Date: Wednesday, 21/Aug/2019
SP01: Urban Futures - with Michael Keith
Location: The Bridgewater Hall
Chair: Elisa Pieri, University of Manchester

The Metropolis and Contemporary Life: The Times and Spaces of the Interdisciplinary in the Cities of Tomorrow

Michael Keith

University of Oxford, United Kingdom

P2: Plenary 2
Location: The Bridgewater Hall
Chair: Marta Soler, University of Barcelona

Narratives of Hope: Self-Worth and the Current Crisis in American Society and Beyond

Michèle Lamont

Harvard University, United States of America

Cities of Fears, Cities of Hopes, and the ‘Refugee Crisis’

Nasar Meer

University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Date: Thursday, 22/Aug/2019
SP06: Nationalism, Europe and Brexit - with Michaela Benson, Gurminder K. Bhambra, Max Haller and Vanessa E. Thompson
Location: The Bridgewater Hall
Chair: Susan Halford, University of Bristol
Chair: Sue Scott, Newcastle University

Brexit and Britain’s Overseas Citizens: Reframing Britishness from Beyond the Borders

Michaela Caroline Benson

Goldsmiths, United Kingdom

European Cosmopolitanism and Atavistic Nationalism: The Twin Conditions of Brexit

Gurminder K Bhambra

University of Sussex, United Kingdom

The European Union – The Failure of a Dream? An Ambitious Scenario Disproved by the Brexit

Max Haller

University of Graz, Austria

Identity Politics and the Crisis of Europe: On Current Articulations of White Reconstructions and the (Im-) Possibilities of an Intersectionality of Struggles

Vanessa Eileen Thompson

Goethe University, Germany

Date: Friday, 23/Aug/2019
SP11: Sexual Citizenship in Europe and Beyond - with Diane Richardson, Greg Thorpe and Roman Kuhar
Location: The Bridgewater Hall
Chair: Chiara Bertone, University of Eastern Piedmont
Chair: Sue Scott, Newcastle University

Making and Unmaking Sexual Citizenship: From Past, Present to Future

Diane Richardson

Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Anti-Gender Movements in Europe

Roman Kuhar

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

GA: General Assembly of all ESA members
Location: The Bridgewater Hall
Chair: Sue Scott, Newcastle University
P3: Plenary 3 - Closing
Location: The Bridgewater Hall
Chair: Gary Pollock, Manchester Metropolitan University

Decolonial Feminism in Europe and Beyond

Françoise Vergès

Independent Scholar

Migration and Refugees in a Global World: The Case of the Mediterranean

Sari Hanafi

American University of Beirut, Lebanon (Lebanese Republic)

9:00pm Party: Conference Party
Location: The Bridgewater Hall

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