17.04.2009 | 
Student, Education, Science
LEADING SOCIOLOGISTS IN YEREVAN STATE UNIVERSITY
LEADING SOCIOLOGISTS IN YEREVAN STATE UNIVERSITY
The outstanding sociologists of our planet will arrive in Armenia.

The World Congress of Sociology, headed In sociological crossroads, will be held in Yerevan State University on 11-14 of June. 

The 39th World Congress of Sociology will be organized by YSU and Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study.

The following issues are on the agenda of coming congress: theoretical and methodological achievements of social sciences, the existing alternatives, global crisis, its impacts and possibilities to overcome, challenges of individuals and states, de facto countries in the modern world, ideas of Diaspora and motherland, specifications of network society, current models of post soviet countries; modernization, issues of genocide, violence and wars, as well as many other current issues.

The leading representatives in the area of sociology such as Imanuel Valersin, Michel Vivyorka, Edward Tirakyan, Byorn Vitrok, Piter Hansdstrom, Hans Joas, Lev Gudkov and Michael Groshkov together with many other experts will participate in this congress.

89 universities and scientific-research centers from more than 50 countries will participate in this congress.

More than 100 round tables, plenary and thematic sessions are expected in the framework of coming congress.

The invitations to participate in Congress will be sent to all the ministries of the RA � Minister of Education and Science Spartak Seyranyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandyan, Minister of Economy Nerses Yeritsyan, Minister of Finances Tigran Davtyan.

The presence of the representatives of diplomatic corps in Armenia is expected, too.

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