Two decades discourse about globalizing social sciences
26-28 abril 2018 | 09h30 | sala C2.05

Lisbon Conference of World Social Sciences and Humanities Net


Two decades discourse about globalizing social sciences

concepts, strategies, achievements



April, 26th

8:45 - 09:00 | Presenting slow-science

Helena Carreiras, President of Escola de Sociologia e Políticas Públicas

João Sebastião, Director of Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia

Michael Kuhn, President of the Global Social Sciences and Humanities Net

António Pedro Dores, President of the organization commitee


Discussing sessions:

09:15 - 13h00

Researching on International Education: Overcoming the Paradigm of Methodological Nationalism?,

by Anne Schippling, CIES-IUL, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, FernUniversität in Hagen


Social Knowledge about the Modern Society in the Conditions of Globalization,

by Nataly Kuleshova, Lomonosov Moscow State University


Methodological glocalism: The Social Science Of The Global And The Globalization Of Social Science,

by Roland Robertson, University of Pittsburgh, USA and University of Aberdeen, UK



Urban Ethnography, an Interdisciplinary Field of Knowledge?,

by Rita Avila Cachado, CIES-IUL


Globalization Of Social Sciences, Mobility, Precarity And Diversity,

by Vinicius Kauê Ferreira, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales – Paris



Sociological strategies of the 1990s / 2010 Developed in the Face of Globalization and Sustainable Development: Interdependence, State and Subjects.

by Gilles Verpraet, Sofiapol University Paris Ouest Nanterre


From Cultural Relativism to Critical Pluralism. How Globalization Change the Ideas of Universality, Diversity and Multiculturalism,

by Enzo Colombo, University of Milan


April, 27th


Two Ways of Creating Globalising Social Sciences – Universalization of Universalism and Relativization of Relativism,

by Shujiro Yazawa, Seijo University


Secularization as a Concept of Global Social Thought: Genealogical Analysis of its Pre-Sociological Proveniences and of its Emergence in Nineteenth-Century Sociology,

by Jorge Botelho Moniz, Universidade de Lisboa


Is there something one can call society?,

by António Pedro Dores, ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa



Academic culture: a Missing Analytical Aspect to Understand the Globalizing Academic Work ,

by Kazumi Okamoto, World SSH Net


Globalization and the Loss of Identity: Political Science at the Crossroad,

by Omitola Bolaji  and Akirinde Olawale Olufemi, Osun State University



Localization of Global Scientific Knowledge – or: How Global Theories Became Local Buzzwords,

by Philipp Altmann, Universidad Central del Ecuador


Public Sociology and Global World Perspective: a Critical View,

by Andrea Borghini, University of Pisa



April, 28th


Globalization and Foreigner Policy,

by Pedro Ponte e Sousa, FCSH-UNL, IPRI


The many myths,

by Michael Kuhn, World SSH Net



Concluding discussions and future activities

Chair: Michael Kuhn




Scientific Committee

Seyed Javad, Tehran, Iran | Michael Kuhn, WorldSSHNet | Shujiro Yazawa, Tokyo, Japan | Nestor Castro, Manila, Phillippines | Hebe Vessuri, Morelia, Mexico | Stan BH Tan-Tangbau, Hanoi, Vietnam  | Antonio Dores, Lisbon, Portugal | Enzo Colombo, Milano, Italy | Pierre Guibentif, Lisbon, Portugal



Supported by

ISSC - International Social Science Council | ISCTE-IUL | CIES-IUL | DINÂMIA CET-IUL | FCT | World SSH Net 




ISCTE FCT Portugal