Political and Historical Sociology

2018 Mar 07

Markus A. Höllerer: Opportunity and/or Challenge for Societies?Exploring Heterogeneity in Public Governance Strategies for the Sharing Economy

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550
Economic Sociology Seminar presented by Markus A. Höllerer - Professor in the Department of Management and Head of the Institute for Public Management and Governance at WU Vienna University of Economics and Business; Professor in Organization Theory at UNSW Business School, Sydney. Read more about Markus A. Höllerer: Opportunity and/or Challenge for Societies?Exploring Heterogeneity in Public Governance Strategies for the Sharing Economy
2018 Feb 27

Department of Sociology Colloquium Series: Ya-Wen Lei: The Contentious Public Sphere: Law, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

Department of Sociology Colloquium Series presentation by Ya-Wen LeiHarvard University.

Abstract:

 

In this talk, I will situate my book, The Contentious Public Sphere: Law, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China, in relation to one of the department’s traditions and discuss issues related to disciplinary boundaries. I will then...

Read more about Department of Sociology Colloquium Series: Ya-Wen Lei: The Contentious Public Sphere: Law, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China
2018 Feb 16

Laura Nelson: The Role of Ideational and Socio-Structural Isomorphism for Social Movement Success

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

The Workshop in History, Culture, and Society (HCS) presentation by Laura Nelson, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Northeastern University.

 

Talk Title: "The Role of Ideational and Socio-Structural Isomorphism for Social Movement Success"

Abstract: ...

Read more about Laura Nelson: The Role of Ideational and Socio-Structural Isomorphism for Social Movement Success
2018 Feb 02

Julian Go: Abroad and at Home: 'Militarization,' or the Colonial Counter-Insurgenization of Policing in Early 20th America

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

The Workshop in History, Culture, and Society (HCS) presentation by Julian Go, Professor of Sociology at Boston University.

 

Abroad and at Home: 'Militarization,' or the Colonial Counter-Insurgenization of Policing in Early 20th America

 

Abstract: The militarization of policing in the US is not new, nor is it solely a domestic process. Its origins are historically deep and global. In...

Read more about Julian Go: Abroad and at Home: 'Militarization,' or the Colonial Counter-Insurgenization of Policing in Early 20th America
2018 Feb 20

Department of Sociology Colloquium Series: Robert S. Jansen: Revolutionizing Repertoires: The Rise of Populist Mobilization in Peru

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

Department of Sociology Colloquium Series presentation by Robert S. Jansen, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

Revolutionizing Repertoires: The Rise of Populist Mobilization in Peru

Abstract

...

Read more about Department of Sociology Colloquium Series: Robert S. Jansen: Revolutionizing Repertoires: The Rise of Populist Mobilization in Peru
2017 Nov 29
2017 Oct 11

Paul Chang: The Structure of Protest Cycles: Contagion and Cohesion in South Korea’s Democracy Movement and Sarah Valdez: Finding Patterns in Radical Right Emergence: Exploring the Possibility of Sequence Analysis

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

Politics and Social Change Workshop presentations by  Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University and Sarah Valdez, Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR-Weatherhead Partnership, Harvard University.

 

Chairs: 

 

Jocelyn Viterna, Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University

 

Paul Chang, Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University

 

Peggy Levitt, Chair; Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Wellesley...

Read more about Paul Chang: The Structure of Protest Cycles: Contagion and Cohesion in South Korea’s Democracy Movement and Sarah Valdez: Finding Patterns in Radical Right Emergence: Exploring the Possibility of Sequence Analysis

Pages