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8th Midterm Conference of the ESA Sociology of Emotions Research Network (RN11), Edinburgh, 2018

August 28th – 30th, 2018

The University of Edinburgh, Scotland


This is the call for papers for the 8th midterm conference of the European Sociological Association’s Sociology of Emotions Research Network (RN11). This year the midterm will be organized jointly with the British Sociological Association’s Sociology of Emotions Study Group. The midterm conference will be hosted in the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and will take place from August 28th –30th, 2018. There will also be a PhD student workshop on the 27th of August with Stina Bergman Blix (Uppsala) and Mary Holmes (Edinburgh).

While all high quality abstracts on any topic in the sociology of emotion are welcome, proposed sessions include:

  • Theorizing Affect and Emotion
  • Emotions, Morality and Normativity
  • Emotion, Discourse, Media, and Literature
  • New Methodologies for Researching Emotions
  • Emotions, Civic Action and Social Movements
  • Collective Emotions and Identity
  • Digital Sociology of Emotion
  • Emotion, Reason and Law
  • Emotions in Organizations
  • Emotion and Religion
  • Emotions in Family and Intimate Life
  • Emotions, Power and Status
  • Emotions, Finance and Political Economy
  • Emotions, Politics and the State
  • Migration, Globalization and Emotions

Abstracts not exceeding 300 words should be sent by the 16nd of March 2018 to Jonathan at: rn11midterm17@gmail.com. Please indicate whether your abstract is for a specific session. If you want to participate in the PhD student workshop, clearly indicate this in the subject line of the email, and also send a short (1- page) description of your doctoral research project. Decisions and other info will be sent at the end of April, 2018.