Conference Agenda

MD04: Meet the Editors: How to Write a Journal Article and Get It Published
Wednesday, 21/Aug/2019:
12:45pm - 1:45pm

Session Chair: Lena Margareta Näre, University of Helsinki
Location: BS.G.36
Manchester Metropolitan University Building: Business School, Ground Floor Oxford Road

Session Abstract


Ricca Edmondson, European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology


Ricca Edmondson (DPhil Oxon) is Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the National University of Ireland, Galway, Visiting Professor at Tampere University, Finland, and editor of the European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology, a journal of the European Sociological Association. Her publications cover rhetoric and the theory of argument, the life-course and ageing, and intercultural approaches to environmental theory. These research areas converge in her work on the theory of wisdom and methods of investigating it.

Michalis Lianos, European Societies


Michalis Lianos is Professor at the University of Rouen and the editor of European Societies, a journal of the European Sociological Association. Michalis writes in English, French and Greek and is the author of The New Social Control (2012) and numerous other publications in the domain of late modern sociality. His most recent publication in English is Conflict and the Social Bond (Routledge 2019). He has conducted several international research projects in the areas of risk, uncertainty, insecurity and conflict, and has taught in various European countries. Michalis has served as member of the editorial boards of many journals.

Marta Soler, International Sociology


Marta Soler-Gallart, Harvard PhD, is Professor of Sociology and Director of CREA Research at the University of Barcelona. She is currently ESA Vice-President and co-Chair of the ESA 2019 Conference Committee. She has been Chair of RN29 and is also member of RN33. President of the Catalan Sociological Association and Governing Board member of the European Alliance for Social Sciences and Humanities. Involved in the ISA as the Editor of the journal International Sociology. She coordinated the H2020 research SOLIDUS, was knowledge management coordinator of the FP7 IMPACT-EV project and has been involved in the Interim Evaluation of H2020 for the European Commission. Author of the book Achieving Social Impact. Sociology in the Public Sphere (Springer), and of articles in journals such as Current Sociology and Qualitative Inquiry. She was the first social sciences researcher serving at the ORCID Board of Directors (2014-2016), contributing to this organization’s global expansion.

Chaired by:

Lena Näre, University of Helsinki, Finland


Lena Näre is Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Helsinki, Finland. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Nordic Journal of Migration Research and Vice-President of the European Sociological Association (2017-2019). Her research focuses on migration, asylum seekers, families, transnationalism, gender, work, ageing and care. She is currently leading a four-year Kone Foundation funded research project on asylum seekers’ political activism and struggles for home and belonging. Her work has been published in Identities, Men and Masculinities, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. She is the co-editor with Katie Walsh of Transnational Migration and Home in Older Age (Routledge: London).

No contributions were assigned to this session.