Category Archives: Online Seminars

RS International Online Seminar with Monica Sanchez-Flores presenting Global Solidarity as Deep-Relational Self-Interest; the COVAX Facility and Its Colonial Attempt at Transnational Crisis Governance

December 16, 2022. In this session, Monica Sanchez-Flores, Associate Professor of Sociology in Thompson Rivers University presents her work in progress in a paper entitled Global Solidarity as Deep-Relational Self-Interest; the COVAX Facility and Its Colonial Attempt at Transnational Crisis … Continue reading

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RS International Online Seminar with Ben Klasche and Birgit Poopuu presenting What Relations Matter?

November 11, 2022. In this session, Ben Klasche of Tallinn University and Helsinki University and Birgit Poopuu of Tallinn University present their paper entitled What relations Matter? An account of Critical Relationalism; forthcoming in International Studies Quarterly. You can watch … Continue reading

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RS International Online Seminar with Christopher Powell presenting Radical Relationism Redux

October 21, 2022. In this session, Christopher Powell from the Toronto Metropolitan University discusses his notion of radical relationism beyond his 2013 chapter Radical Relationsim: A Proposal. He includes an analysis of power, domination and the imperative to decolonize social … Continue reading

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RS virtual workshop: Jan Fushe on Social Networks of Communication and Meaning

For our virtual workshop this February (25th), we were very lucky to have a presentation by Jan Fuhse. His presentation was entitled “Social Networks of Communication and Meaning” and it was based on the book he recently released with Oxford … Continue reading

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RS virtual workshop: Jitka Wirthova on educational governance and normative agency

Another month, another virtual workshop! For January 2022, we had the pleasure of having a presentation by Jitka Wirthova from the Centre for Science, Technology and Society Studies (Prague, Czech Republic). Jitka presented on “Educational governance and normative agency as … Continue reading

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RS virtual workshop: Joonatan Nogisto on the need for ontological bookkeeping in relational sociology

This month (December 3rd), we had a presentation by Joonatan Nogisto entitled “On the need for ontological bookkeeping in relational sociology.” Thank for this, Joonatan. You can watch the presentation here.

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RS research cluster virtual workshop: Monica Sanchez-Flores on race and racism

For our virtual workshop this month, our guest was our own Monica Sanchez-Flores from Thompson Rivers University, Canada. Monica’s presentation was entitled “A Process-Relational Approach to Race and Racism.” Thank you Monica for this great presentation. You can watch it … Continue reading

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The RS research cluster workshops are back and our first guest is Benjamin Klasche!

After a long pause, the RS research cluster workshops are back! Our first guest this fall is Benjamin Klasche who just recently completed his PhD at the School of Governance, Law and Society at Talinn University (Estonia). Benjamin’s presentation was … Continue reading

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RS research cluster workshop: Jean-Sebastien Guy on the movie Pandora

Fo our workshop this month, we had a presentation by Jean-Sebastien Guy from Dalhousie University, Halifax. Jean-Sebastien examined the movie Pandora, along with three more scenes from other movies, to show the distinction between two types of story. He then … Continue reading

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RS research cluster workshop: Péter Csigó and the society of speculation

After a short pause over the winter, we are back with our workshop series. This time (i.e. Friday March 19), Péter Csigó, from Budapest University of Technology and Economics, agreed to do a presentation for us about a new book … Continue reading

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