Indigenous-Settler Relations and Decolonization Research Cluster

Welcome to our website! The Indigenous-Settler Relations and Decolonization Research Cluster held its first meeting during the 2014 CSA annual conference.  We seek to connect sociologists, other academics, activists, artists, and others who are engaged in the study of Indigenous-settler … Continue reading

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CSA 2019 Cancelled

Regretfully, CSA 2019 has been canceled. The statement, written below comes from this link.  Dear members and colleagues, We are writing in the wake of the announcement by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences that it will not … Continue reading

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Call for Abstracts

Please consider submitting an abstract for CSA 2020. Five sessions, listed below, are affiliated with the Indigenous-Settler Relations and Decolonization Research Cluster. Making Trouble: Fighting colonialism in the classroom Exploring Experiences of Hope and Hopelessness with Indigenous youth involved in … Continue reading

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Awards!

Please consider nominating some of your colleagues for awards to be granted at CSA 2020 at Western University Nominated Awards John Porter Award: January 20 2020 Outstanding Contribution Award: January 31 2020 Early Investigator Award: February 14 2020 The Angus … Continue reading

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Call for Session Proposals: 54th Annual CSA Conference

The 54th Annual Conference of the Canadian Sociological Association (CSA) will be held from Monday, June 1 through to Thursday, June 4, 2020 as part of the Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences Congress this year taking place at the Western University, in London, … Continue reading

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CSA Decolonization Subcommittee

A Decolonization Subcommittee was formed on an ad-hoc basis in the fall of 2018.  The Executive Committee of the Canadian Sociological Association then motioned the membership to formally adopt this subcommittee at the Annual General Meeting on June 6, 2019 … Continue reading

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Congress 2020 – Bridging Divides: Confronting Colonialism and Anti-Black Racism

On August 14th 2019, the Congress for the Social Sciences and Humanities announced that the revised theme for next year’s meeting will be Congress 2020 – Bridging Divides: Confronting Colonialism and Anti-Black Racism, which comes as a response to the … Continue reading

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Call the crime in Kashmir by its name: Ongoing genocide

An article in The Conversation by ISRD co-chair Binish Ahmed. You may access it here.

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CSA Statement in Response to Racial Profiling Incident at 2019 Congress

Canadian sociologists: This year’s annual meeting of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences was marred by a racial profiling incident, which is detailed in this CBC News article. As one of the largest associations at Congress, the CSA … Continue reading

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National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls: Final Report

On Monday June 3rd 2019 the National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls released their final report, titled Reclaiming Power and Place. Volume 1a of the report is available here. Volume 1b of the final report is … Continue reading

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In Solidarity with Brazilian Academics

Brazil’s Bolsanaro government is pursuing an aggressive agenda to dismantle sociology and philosophy departments. Over 17,000 academics from all over the world have signed this petition/letter of solidarity: https://sites.google.com/g.harvard.edu/brazil-solidarity Please also consider signing.

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