Seminars

Forthcoming

2017

“Inequalities and Families: An Interdisciplinary Perspective”, November 30 – December 1, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico.

Past

2017

“Families and Patterns of Care”, April 24-26, University of South Africa, South Africa. Abstracts are available here.

2016

“The Futures We Want”, Third ISA Forum, July 10-14, University of Vienna, Vienna.

“Social Change and Family Developments”, May 25-28, Institute of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China.

2015

Aging Families, Changing Families: An International Conference”, June 3-6, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY. Co-organized with RC06 and RC11.

Individualisation, Internationalisation and Family Policy”, August 20-22, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. RC06 annual seminar.

2014

XVIII ISA World Congress
List of sessions

2013

Family and Migration
July 17─19, Vilnius, Lithuania
Organized by Irena Juozeliuniene (Lithuania) & Jan Trost (Sweden)
Laura Kanapieniene (laura@optimal.com) (contact person).

2013

Demographic and Institutional Change in Global Families
March 28-30, Taipei, Taiwan
Organized by Chin-Chun Yi, Academia Sinica
Call for papers, here.

2012

New Family Forms Following Divorce: Consequences in/on Postmodern Society
September 12-15, Leuven, Belgium
Organized by Koenraad Matthij and Graziela Dekeyse
Call for papers, here.

2011

Reconstruction of Intimate and Public Spheres in a Global Perspective
September 12-14, Kyoto, Japan
Organized by Emiko Ochiai

2010

XVII World Congress of Sociology
Gothenburg, Sweden

2009

Families and Memories
Oslo, Norway
Organized by Irene Levin

2009

Parent Education and Parenting
Denton, USA
Organized by Rudy Ray Seward and Arminta Jacobson

2008

Family diversity and Gender
Lisbon, Portugal
Organized by Fausto Amaro and Bárbara Barbosa Neves

2008

Aging: Families and Households in a global perspective
Boston, USA
Organized by Tessa le Roux and Mark Sciegaj

2007

Health in families, healthy families: gendered explorations
Toronto, Canada
Organized by Lorne Tepperman and Aysan Sever

2006

XVI World congress of Sociology:
The quality of existence in a globalising world
Durban, South Africa
Organized by Chin Chun Yi

2005

Social development and family change
Mexico City, Mexico
Organized by Christina Gomes

2004

Demographic Transition, Family, and Social Integration
Bodrum, Turkey
Organized by Bernhard Nauck

2003

Intergenerational Relations In Families’Life Course
Taiwan, Taipei
Organized by Chin Chun Yi

2002

ISA XVth World Congress
Brisbane, Australia
Organized by Rudolph Richter

2001

Families as They Interact with Care Giving Institutions
Delaware, USA
Organized by Barbara Settles

2000

Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Cross-Cultural Family Studies
Uppsala, Sweden
Organized by Jan Trost

1999

Migrant and Ethnic Minority Families
Berlin, Germany
Organized by Bernhard Nauck

1998

ISA XIVth World Congress
Montreal, Canada
Organized by Carol D. H. Harvey

1997

Cultural Diversities in Family, Partnership and Generational Situations
Strobl/Wolfgangsee, Austria
Organized by Rudolf Richter

1997

Family, Household and Community
Jerusalem, Israel
Organized by Rivka Bar-Yosef, Ruth Katz, and Shlomo Yochannan Peres

1996

Families in a multi-cultural society
South Africa
Organized by Anna F. Steyn and Susan C. Ziehl

1995

Genders, Generations, and Families
Finland
Organized by Mirja Tolkki-Nikkonen

1994

ISA XIIIth World Congress
Bielefeld, Germany
Organized by Rosemarie Nave-Herz

1994

Children and Families: Research and Policy
London, UK
Organized by Margaret O’Brian and Julia Brannen

1993

Gender and Families: Choices, Challenges and Changing Policy
Annapolis, Maryland, USA
Organized by Barbara Settles

1993

Rapid Social Change and Family
Vilnius, Lithuania
Organized by Irena Juozeliuniene and Jan Trost

1992

Family Formation and Dissolution; East and West Perspectives
Taiwan, Taipei
Organized by Chin-Chun Yi and Ramsay Shu

1992

The History of Marriage
Ottawa, Canada
Organized by Roderick Philips

1991

What is Family?
Røisheim, Loen, Balestrand
Norway
Organized by Irene Levin, and Jan Trost

1990

ISA XIIth World Congress
Madrid, Spain
Organized by Salustiano del Campo

1989

Family, Informal Network and Social Policy
Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Organized by Dragana Andramov and Andjelka Milic

1989

Marriage, Parenthood and Social Policy
Singapore
Organized by Stella Quah

1988

Kinship
Zamardi, Hungary
Organized by Laslo Cseh-Szombathy

1987

Family and Youth
Munich, FRG
Organized by Hans Bertram

1986

ISA XIth World Congress
New Delhi, India

1986

Alternative Patterns of Family: Life in Modern Society
Jerusalem, Israel
Organized by Lea Shamgar-Handelman

1984

Social Change and Family Policies
Melbourne, Australia
Organized by Don Edgar

1982

ISA Xth World Congress
Mexico City, Mexico
Organized by Irving Tallman

1981

Divorce and Remarriage
Leuven, Belgium
Organized by Wilfried Dumon

1980

Family and Disaster
Uppsala, Sweden
Organized by Jan Trost and Örjan Hultåker

1979

Children and the Family
St Peter MN, USA
Organized by Floyd M. Martinson

1979

Child and the Family in Modern Society
Helsinki, Finland
Organized by Veronica Stolte-Heiskanen

1978

ISA IXth World Congress
Uppsala, Sweden
Organized by Jan Trost

1976

Marriage, Parenthood and Fertility in West Africa
Lome, Togo
Organized by John Mogey

1975

Family and Kinship in Middle America
Curacao, W. Indies
Organized by Marks

1974

ISA VIIIth World Congress
Toronto, Canada
Organized by Louis Lenero-Otero

1973

The Family Life Cycle in European Societies
Paris, France
Organized by Jean Cuisenier

1972

Women’s Roles and the Family
Moscow, USSR
Organized by Anatol Kharchev and Reuben Hill

1970

ISA VIIth World Congress
Varna, Bulgaria
Organized by Harold Christensen

1968

Family Change and Development
Tehran, Iran
London, England
Organized by John Mogey, Bertram, Rhona, and Robert
Rapoport

1966

ISA VIth World Congress
Evian, France

1965

Socialization Process and Kinship Ties
Tokyo, Japan
Organized by Koyama and Reuben Hill

1963

The Decision to Marry
Oslo, Norway
Organized by Erik Grønseth

1961

Family and Urbanization
Opatia, Yugoslavia
Organized by Baumert Savic

1960

Transition from Marriage to Parenthood
Washington DC, USA
Organized by John Mogey and Clausen

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