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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Social networks of meaning and communication: new book coming up by Jan Fuhse

Jan Fuhse has just released a new book entitled “Social Networks of Meaning and Communication” with Oxford University Press. You can buy the book here. You can download the introduction chapter here. Finally, you can see a poster giving you … 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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New Book on the Far Right

Melodie Devries, who did a presentation for us as part of our monthly workshop last year, has co-edited a volume on the rise of nthe far right with Judith Bessant and Rob Watts. Congrulations Melodie for this major acheivement! You … Continue reading

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New book by Pierpaolo Donati: Transcending Modernity with Relational Thinking

Pierpaolo Donati, one of the founders of relational sociology, has just released a new book entitled Transcending Modernity with Relational Thinking. The book is published with Routledge. You can order a physical copy here. Enter the code SOC21 at checkout … Continue reading

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