2022 Best Student Paper Award Recipient

This year’s CSA PSSM Best Student Paper Award was presented to Max Chewinski (University of British Columbia), for his paper entitled “It Became a Battlefield: Emotions, Polarization and Disengagement from Environmental Deliberations.” The adjudication committee found Max’s paper to make … Continue reading

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PSSM Sessions at CSA 2022

The Political Sociology and Social Movements Research Cluster will be hosting 6 virtual sessions and a business meeting at our annual conference. The sessions and meetings are listed below in Eastern Daylight Time. For more detailed information, please visit the … Continue reading

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2022 Best Student Paper Award – Submit by April 15

The Political Sociology and Social Movements (PSSM) Research Cluster is now accepting submissions for the Best Student Award, to be presented to the graduate student (MA or PhD) whose paper is judged by the research cluster’s Awards Committee to be … Continue reading

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2021 Best Student Paper Award Recipient

This year’s CSA PSSM Best Student Paper Award was presented to Kristen Bass (University of Toronto), for her paper entitled “Étudiants en grève: Cultural Repertoires of Labour Organizing in the 2012 Quebec Student Strikes.” The award committee was impressed with … Continue reading

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PSSM Best Student Paper Award

PSSM Best Student Paper Award The Political Sociology and Social Movements (PSSM) Research Cluster is now accepting submissions for the Best Student Award, to be presented to the graduate student whose paper is judged by the research cluster’s Awards Committee … Continue reading

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2021 PSSM Sessions at Congress

The Political Sociology and Social Movements Research Cluster is preparing for a busy conference season with 2 invited panels and 8 sessions at this year’s Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, held via Zoom from May 31 – June … Continue reading

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Professor Barry Eidlin on Athlete Strikes for Racial Justice

Professor Barry Eidlin (McGill University) uses some basic tools of sociological analysis (relying particularly on Erik Olin Wright and Howard Kimeldorf) to think through the broader implications of the recent strikes for racial justice by professional athletes in a piece published on … Continue reading

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Invitation to Submit to Cambridge Elements Series in Contentious Politics

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce the Cambridge University Press Elements series on Contentious Politics, which we are co-editing.  Cambridge Elements are a new concept in academic publishing and scholarly communication, combining some of the best features of books … Continue reading

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Julia Goldman-Hasbun – Feature Profile

Julia Goldman-Hasbun is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of British Columbia.  What are you research interests? I am interested in social movements, emotions, and moral meaning-making. My dissertation will focus on understanding how university … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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