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Sociology of Tomorrow Student Conference

Dear Social Scientists,

We are pleased to invite you to the Sixth Annual Student Conference “Sociology of Tomorrow”, which takes place on 4th and 5th March 2016 at Faculty of social studies in Brno, Czech republic.

The conference opens a space for all students (Bachelors, Masters, and PhDs) to discuss their work and ideas with their colleges from the field. There are no limitations for topics and research areas.

The theme of conference is Central Europe, the world and the sociological imagination.

Tomorrow is shaped by today, and social scientists of our generation had already started to develop their own concepts. They are preparing research reports, writing essays, theses, and articles. This generation is going to take up the baton and lead sociology further, hereby we want to encourage our friends and classmates to participate and present their current projects. Share with us your thoughts, test your concepts, get some feedback and meet like-minded persons among your colleagues! Besides, you have a chance to improve your presentation skills and spend two days in the inspiring environment.

A block of presentations in Czech and Slovak will be held on 4th March. After you may enjoy the seminar with prof. PhDr. Pavel Barša, Ph.D. about his new book Cesty k emancipaci. A block of presentations in English will occur next day, on 5th March. The main speaker of the block will be prof. PhDr. Pavel Barša, Ph.D. Complete program will be announced at our website http://soc-nastupiste.cz/ and facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/485465441638297/

An extended abstracts from the conference will be published on the Internet and in a printed version as well.

We would like to offer you two options for your accommodation in Brno. You can stay at organizers or at hotel room at your own expenses. With regard to the pilot year of the international aspect of the conference, we would like to motivate you symbolic encouraging your journey as well. Specifically, we will contribute 400 CZK.
Send us your name and topic of your presentation till 20th January for registration on mail: soczitrka@soc-nastupiste.cz and please send us your extended abstract (two or three pages) till 20th February as well.

General guidelines for presentation:
– Each presentation should be 15 min long
– Power-point slides or other types of visualization are required
– It is possible to present your work in pairs or groups

Definitely we welcome contributions from other fields as well.
In the case of any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us via mail: soczitrka@soc-nastupiste.cz

We are looking forward to your applications. Let’s find out what Sociology of tomorrow will look like!

Best regards,
Org team Sociologické nástupiště

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