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UK vacations and #ESSSI2015

So you want to make the journey worthwhile and add on some vacation time in the UK? Manchester is a pretty good place from which to discover the parts that international visitors often miss. It has great rail and bus … Continue reading

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Interested in organizing Couch/Stone Symposium 2016? #sssi

Hello SSSI members, If anyone is interested in organizing a Couch Stone Symposium for winter/spring 2016, please send me a brief proposal by Friday, April 24, 2015. These meetings can be large or small, and more or less thematically focused, … Continue reading

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European SSSI 2015: Reminder of Abstract Submission Deadline – April 10th

Reminder of the Abstract submission deadline: 10 April 2015  for the 6th European  Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction conference (EU-SSSI), “Working the Interactionist Tradition:  Contributions, Legacies and Prospects”, University of Salford MediaCityUK Campus  29 – 31 July 2015.  … Continue reading

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Getting from Salford to Europe #esssi2015 #tourism #sssi

Some of you may want to visit Europe after the conference’s close. Whilst there are plenty of flights from Manchester Airport to many European cities you might prefer using the train and make a couple of stop-overs on the way. … Continue reading

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Getting to Salford from Europe #sssi #sociology

Just as with the US and Canada – avoid London if you are flying. Manchester International Airport has budget airline connections to a large number of European cities. Even traditional airlines usually have affordable pricing if you can book far … Continue reading

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EuSSSI In Salford/Manchester – 29-31 July 2015 #sssi #conference #sociology

European -SSSI Conference 2015 Salford (Manchester), UK http://www.salford.ac.uk/esssi2015 The sixth conference of the European Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (EU-SSSI), “Working the Interactionist Tradition: Contributions, Legacies and Prospects”, will be held at Salford, Greater Manchester, UK between 29th-31st … Continue reading

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EuSSSI conference, Salford, 29-31 July 2015: Planning your participation #sssi #sociology

This is the first in a series of blog posts intended to help you get the most out of your visit to Manchester by advising you on ways to managed the costs – and to take advantage of the opportunity … Continue reading

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Working the Interactionist Tradition: Contributions, Legacies and Prospects – Conference in Salford (29-31 July) #sssi #eusssi2015

Working the Interactionist Tradition: Contributions, Legacies and Prospects Conference Website Call for Papers 29 – 31 July 2015 University of Salford, Manchester The University of Salford is proud to  host the 6th European  Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction … Continue reading

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SSSP – Annual Conference in Chicago (August 2015)

Our friends at SSSP have asked me to publicise this short bit of information about their annual meetings in August. Best Dirk — The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) 65th Annual Meeting Program Theme: Removing the Mask, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers SSSI 2015 in Chicago (Deadline: 30 April 2015) #sssi

Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction Annual Conference August 21-23, 2015 The Public Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL Symbolic Interaction and Public Sociology Call for Papers Deadline: April 30, 2015 The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) will … Continue reading

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CfP EU SSSI 2015 Conference in Salford, Manchester (UK) July 29 – 31st, 2015

  Call for Papers Working the Interactionist Tradition: Contributions, Legacies and Prospects  6th EU-SSSI Conference, University of Salford, MediaCityUK Campus, 29th -31st July 2015         The sixth conference of the European Society for the Study of Symbolic … Continue reading

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#SSSI Call for Session Proposals – Annual Meeting 2015

Dear SSSI members, I have two announcements today: The deadline to submit session proposals for our next annual conference in Chicago (2015) is coming up very soon, December 1. Please send a title, a short abstract describing your proposed session, … Continue reading

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SSSI 2014 Conference in San Francisco – August 15th to 18th

The SSSI 2014 Conference in San Francisco is approaching. It will be held at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. Patrick Williams, the Vice-President of the Society, has put together a fantastic programme which can be downloaded here. As in the … Continue reading

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Reflections on Couch-Stone 2014 by William Ryan Force

Originally posted on Symbolic Interaction Music Blog:
When I learned that Couch-Stone 2014 would take place within about 60 hours between a Thursday evening and Saturday afternoon in San Marcos, Texas, my first concern was that I would have no…

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CfP – Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) annual meeting 2014

SSSI Annual Meeting August 15-17, 2014 San Francisco, CA Now in its 40th year of activity, the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) will hold its annual meeting on Friday, Aug. 15th – Sunday, Aug 17th, 2014 in San … Continue reading

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SSSI 2014 – Call for Session Proposals

Dear SSSI members, I’m excited to announce the first call for session proposals for the 2014 annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction. The conference will be held Friday, Aug. 15th – Sunday, Aug 17th at … Continue reading

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Couch-Stone Symposium: “Symbolic Interactionism Takes on Music” (March 27-29, 2014)

Couch-Stone Symposium: “Symbolic Interactionist Takes on Music” March 27-29, 2014  Texas State University San Marcos, Texas The Center for Social Inquiry and the Department of Sociology at Texas State University are hosting an intimate symposium focused specifically on music.  There … Continue reading

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Conference – Goffman and the Interaction Order: 30 years on

“I have no universal cure for the ills of Sociology. A multitude of myopias limit the glimpse we get of our subject matter” (Erving Goffman, 1983: 2) On September 27th, a conference was held at the University of Cardiff where participants … Continue reading

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Some impressions of SSSI 2013 in New York

While the European Conference is on its way in Uppsala here are a few pictures from our annual conference in New York. The conference was organised by Kerry Ferris (Northern Illinois University). Apart from a large number of presentations and … Continue reading

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European Studies in Symbolic Interaction Conference 2013

The European Studies in Symbolic Interaction Conference 2013 has just started in Uppsala (Sweden). Some parts of the proceedings are video-recorded. The video-recordings can be watched here http://media.medfarm.uu.se/play/kanal/140

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