Last week social sciences witnessed the XX World Congress of Sociology in Melbourne.
It is an important event for social sciences worldwide that takes place regularly, every 4 years and reunites researchers from all our globe.
We were represented in Melbourne by 2 scientists from our university:
- prof. Anna Odrowąż-Coates, who was sessions' organizer and chair for the RC 25 Language and Society and presented two papers pertaining to participatory youth research, and
- Joanna Pawłowska (MA, MsC) Doctoral Student of our Doctoral School and the Chairperson of the Young Researchers of Polish Pedagogical Association, who presented a qualitative part of her PhD research dedicated to family name changes of women on entering a marriage.
Prof. Odrowąż-Coates was unimously elected the Board Member for RC 25 ISA for the second term, she also continues serving as the Editor in Chief for the ISA journal Language, Discourse & Society (2239-4192)
In Melbourne social sciences research was presented by 5000 scientists. The book of abstract, despite sharp selection and rigorous review, consists of almost 1000 pages : PDF.