ESA 2017 Conference Programme | Athens | 29.08.2017 – 01.09.2017

The first “hints” of the ESA 2017 Conference sessions are published online! Further information and details about the Plenaries and the confirmed Semi-plenaries are also available below:



Plenary Sessions 


Tuesday, 29 August 2017 | 18:00 – 19:30

Opening Plenary with David Harvey and Eva Illouz


Wednesday, 30 August 2017 | 20:00 – 21:30

Special Evening with Yanis Varoufakis and Donatella della Porta


Friday, 1 September 2017 | 18:00 – 19:30

Closing Plenary with Hartmut Rosa and N.N.



Semi-plenary Sessions (confirmed selection)


Wednesday, 30 August 2017 | 9:00 – 10:30

SP01: The Structural Transformation of Europe’s Public Sphere in the Age of Extremes with Ruth Wodak and Nicolas Demertzis


Wednesday, 30 August 2017 | 9:00 – 10:30

SP03: The Sociology of Sustainable Food Consumption with Julie Guthman and Lotte Holm


Wednesday, 30 August 2017 | 11:00 – 12:30

SP05: Anatomy of the Greek Crisis with Maria Petmesidou and Nicos Mouzelis


Friday, 1 September 2017 | 9:00 – 10:30

SP12: The Transformations of Capitalism in Eastern Europe with Jan Drahokoupil and Svetlana Stephenson


Friday, 1 September 2017 | 9:00 – 10:30

SP13: Public Sociology and Public Intellectuals in Times of Europe’s Crisis with Markus Schulz and Maria Kousis


The Conference Programme will be updated periodically as more information becomes available, please check back regularly for updates.

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