Conference “The University and Social Development in a World of Global Challenges” (June 14, 2016)

You are invited to attend the conference “The University and Social Development  in a World of Global Challenges” organized by The Robert B. Zajonc Institute for Social Studies (ISS UW) on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the ISS UW University of Warsaw, The New Library Building (“Nowy BUW”) 56/66 Dobra Street, room 316, June 14, 2016 (Tuesday), 10 am – 4:15 pm. Program 14 VI 2016a

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/225126197873877/

Please confirm your attendance by e-mailing iss@uw.edu.pl by May 31, 2016.

Speakers include:

Jerzy Axer (Uniwersytet Warszawski)
Salvatore Babones (University of Sydney)
Jolanta Choińska-Mika (Uniwersytet Warszawski)
Anna Domaradzka (Uniwersytet Warszawski)
Mikołaj Herbst (Uniwersytet Warszawski)
Wray Irvine (University of Northhampton)
Michael D. Kennedy (Brown University)
Agnieszka Olechnicka (Uniwersytet Warszawski)
Ryszard Praszkier (Uniwersytet Warszawski)
Maria Rogaczewska (Uniwersytet Warszawski)
Renata Siemieńska (Uniwersytet Warszawski)

Hanna Dębska awarded “START” scholarship

Hanna Dębska has been awarded the prestigious START scholarship for the young scholars by the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP). http://www.fnp.org.pl/laureaci-start-2016/ Congratulations!

Social Challenges Unit becomes part of ISS

“Social Challenges Unit” (CWS) which exists as part ISS since 2014 has now become one of its formal centers. The main mission of the Social Challenges Unit is to connect external requests for specific knowledge with university’s resource. More at CWS website at cws.uw.edu.pl/en/ and here.

Mirosław Kofta’s Anniversary Conference

On June 20, 2015, a conference dedicated to Anniversary of Professor Mirosław Kofta is held in Tyszkiewicz-Potocki Palace at Krakowskie Przedmieście Street 26/28. The conference is organized by the Department of Psychology and ISS and entitled “From psychology of control to psychology of conspiracies. In the circle of interests and fascinations of Mirosław Kofta”.

 

Conference program

Lecture “The Globalization of Inequality” by prof. Salvatore Babones (June 9, 5.30 pm)

ISS invites you to an open lecture entitled “The Globalization of Inequality” by Salvatore Babones, associate professor at the University of Sydney, which will take place at Brudzinskie Hall (Sala Brudzińskiego) in Kazimierzowski Palace (Pałacu Kazimierzowski) (Krakowskie Przedmieście Street 26/28, 00-927 Warsaw) on June 9, 2015 (Tuesday) at 5.30 pm. The lecture will be devoted to mechanism and effects of diffusion of a US model of social inequalities.

The Facebook page of the event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/879996118712810/

Wykład “”The Globalization of Inequality” prof. Salvatore Babones (9 czerwca, godz. 17.30)

ISS UW zaprasza na wykład otwarty prof. Salvatore Babones (University of Sydney) pt. “The Globalization of Inequality”, który wygłoszony zostanie w jęz. angielskim w Sali Brudzińskiego Pałacu Kazimierzowskiego UW (Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28, 00-927 Warszawa), w dniu 9 czerwca 2015 (wtorek) o godz. 17.30. Wykład poświęcony będzie globalnemu rozprzestrzenianiu się w ostatnich dekadach modelu nierówności społecznych powstałego w Stanach Zjednocznych, w szczególności konkretnym mechanizmom i skutkom tego procesu.

Strona wydarzenia w FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/879996118712810/

Bogdan Cichomski passed away

We are deeply saddened to inform you that on May 2nd, 2015, our colleague Bogdan Cichomski passed away. Bogdan was a co-founder of the Institute for Social Studies and its long-time faculty member. He served as a head of the Center for Sociological Studies and was the forefather of the Polish General Survey Program (PGSS). Bogdan’s funeral will take place on May 11th, at 10:30 am at the Bródnowski Cemetery in Warsaw.