ISS coordinated project “”Social Space, Fields and Relationality (SSFR) in Contemporary and Historical Social Analysis” begins

From 1 December 2019 a project financed by the academic exchange agency NAWA, entitled “Social Space, Fields and Relationality (SSFR) in Contemporary and Historical Social Analysis. Research Network” begins. The project is being implemented at ISS UW in cooperation with the Institute of Sociology of UW in partnership with 5 research centres from France, Italy, Norway and Germany. Detailed information is available at the link.


József Böröcz’s talk: “Post-Colonial Sensibility and the Post-State-Socialist Context”

ISS invites you to a lecture by József Böröcz (Professor of Sociology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey,  Fulbright Visiting Professor at ISS, University of Warsaw)  “Post-Colonial Sensibility and the Post-State-Socialist Context: Considerations for World-Systems Aynalysts, Global Comparativists, and Other Critical World-Historical Sociologists”


  • Anna Sosnowska, American Studies Center, University of Warsaw and ISS UW
  • Tomasz Warczok, Pedagogical University of Cracow and ISS UW.
  • Tomasz Zarycki, ISS UW.

Lecture and discussion will be held in English.

Friday, December 6th 2019, 4:30 pm (godz. 16:30)

Stawki Street 5/7, Warsaw

Seminar Room No. 421, 4th floor, behind the glass door


More at facebook page of the event at

Conference invitation “”EQUAL BEFORE THE STATE?” Sept. 20, 2019.

ISS  with Center for French Cultural Studies, University of Warsaw (OKFiSF UW) and Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw (IS UW) invite you to participate in the French-Polish Conference: “EQUAL BEFORE THE STATE? CRITICAL SOCIAL RESEARCH OF PUBLIC POLICIES AND PUBLIC ACTION” to be held on 20 September 2019 (Friday) at the University of Warsaw, ul. Dobra 55, room 3.014.

Please find the program and detailed description of the conference here

Registration is required at email address:  or at Facebook conference webpage:  Deadline: 15th September (limited number of places).

Conference “International Circulations of Knowledge and Culture” in Paris 29-30.Oct.2018

ISS UW  organizes a conference in Paris entitled ”Circulations internationales des savoirs et de la culture / International Circulations of Knowledge and Culture” on Oct 29-30, 2018.  In partnership with Center for the French Culture of the University of Warsaw and the Statioin of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Paris as well as the Center for Polish Culture at the Polskiej Sorbonne Université, Centre européen de sociologie et de science politique (CESSP, UMR 8209 CNRS – EHESS – Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)  and Sociétés, acteurs, gouvernement en Europe -SAGE, UMR 7363 CNRS – Université de Strasbourg) all those present in Paris at that time are invited.

Conference Program:

Nowe granty NCN dla ISS

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NCN przyznało finansowanie na realizację czterech nowych projektów badawczych w ISS. W tym dwu typu OPUS: dr Agnieszce Rychwalskiej „Jakość w społecznościach internetowych produkujących dobra intelektualne – wpływ struktury społecznej, procedur i zaangażowania uczestników” oraz dr Wiktorowi Marcowi „Rewolucja, której nie było. Mobilizacja polityczna i procesy państwotwórcze na poimperialnych pograniczach. Polska i Finlandia na tle porównawczym 1905-1921”, oraz dwu typu PRELUDIUM: dla Dagmary Szczepańskiej „Rola sieci społecznych w procesie mobilizacji do działania w argentyńskim ruchu Ni Una Menos” oraz dla Andrzeja Turkowskiego „Analiza debat nt. stosunków polsko-rosyjskich z wykorzystaniem kategorii pola w rozumieniu Pierre’a Bourdieu”. Wszystkim laureatom serdecznie gratulujemy!