PSSM Sessions at Congress, June 2019

The Political Sociology and Social Movements (PSSM) research cluster is preparing for another active conference season at this year’s Congress, held at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. The conference is being held on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam) People.

Below are the 9 presentations affiliated with PSSM and details of the PSSM research cluster meeting.

For detailed descriptions of each event, including organizers, participants and event details, please click on the title.

Panels and Plenary:

Author Meets Critic: “Labor and the Class Idea in the United States and Canada”, by Barry Eidlin

Making Sense of Me Too: Favourite Texts for Explaining Movement

Regular Sessions:

Political Sociology and Social Movements I: Right and left movements – memberships and confrontations

Political Sociology and Social Movements II: Labour activism

Political Sociology and Social Movements III: Ethnic and nationalist movements

Political Sociology and Social Movements IV: Mobilizing gender and sexuality

Political Sociology and Social Movements V: Social movements in action – navigating stakeholders and political institutions

Political Sociology and Social Movements VI: Protest, networks and resources

Political Sociology and Social Movements VII: Framing and memory-making

Political Sociology and Social Movements Research Cluster Meeting:

If your research focuses on political sociology and/or social movements, don’t forget to come to the PSSM research cluster business meeting.  We will be discussing future plans for the research cluster, particularly ideas for sessions for next year, selecting new leadership, and most importantly, recognizing up-and-coming scholarship by presenting our research cluster’s Best Student Paper Award. We hope to see you there.

Date: Wednesday June 5th, 2019
Time: 5:15PM-6:15PM
Location: ANGU 347

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