Two Decades Discourse about Globalizing Social Sciences: Concepts, Strategies, Achievements
26/27 April 2017
Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies
With a Panel convened and sponsored by
the Arab Council for the Social Sciences
Supported by the
Day 1, Wednesday, 26 April
09.00 – 09.30 Welcome talks
- Seyed Javad Miri, Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, Iran.
- Fatemeh Javaheri, Kharazmi University, Iran.
- Michael Kohn, WorldSSHNet, Germany.
- Margret Abraham, International Sociological Association, USA.
Section 1: Concepts and Achievements of Globalizing Social Sciences, Part 1.
09.30 – 13.00
Chair: Seyed Javad Miri, Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, Iran
09.30 – 10.00 Two decades Globalization Social Sciences – A Critical Stock Taking in the Light of Growing Nationalism
Michael Kuhn, WorldSSHNet, Germany.
10.00 – 10.30 Findings Common Grounds in Global Social Sciences and Humanities dialogue by Focusing on World Social Problems
Seyed Kavoos Emami, Imam Sadiq University, Iran.
10:30 – 11.00 Coffee break
Section 1: Concepts and Achievements of Globalizing Social Sciences, Part 2.
11.00 – 13.00
Chair: Seyed Kavoos Imami, Imam Sadiq University, Iran
11.00 – 11.30 Strategic Economic Development for the Global Economic Crisis
Saka Wasiu Laide, Onward Professional Training Institute, Nigeria
11.30 – 12.00 The Paradox of Globalization and New Perspective on Southern Theory
Dmitry Ivanov, St. Petersburg State University, Russia.
12.00 – 12.30 Capabilities of Habermas’s discourse ethics for Glocalization of
Humanities: Toward Reflexive Dialogue.
Sayed Mahmoud Nejati Hosseini, Iran.
12.30 – 13.00 Decolonising knowledge: Southern Theory, Decoloniality and Autonomous Social Science
Seyed Farid Alattas, Departments of Sociology & Malay Studies, National University, Singapore.
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch break
Section 1: Concepts and Achievements of Globalizing Social Sciences, Part 3.
14.30 – 16:30
Chair: Shujiro Yazawa, Seio Univerity, Tokyo, Japan
14.30 – 15.00 Islam and Globalisation
Liyakat Takim, McMaster University, Hailton, Canada.
15.00 - 15.30 Assimilationism and Isolationism in a Semi-Peripheral Sociology: The Post- Soviet Case
Mikhail Sokolov, European University at Saint Petersburg, Russia .
15.30-16.00 Sociology, Either Local or General
Shojaee Zand, Tarbiat Modarres University, Iran
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break
Section 1: Concepts and Achievements of Globalizing Social Sciences, Part 4.
16.30 – 19.30
Arab social sciences between local structures and global discourses
(Panel by the Arab Council for the Social Sciences)
Chair: Idriss Jebari, Arab Council for the Social Sciences
16.30 – 17.00 Doctoral Studies and Globalization of Social Sciences: The case of France and Algeria
Abdelkader Latreche, The Applied Social Science Forum, Tunisia
17.00 – 17.30 Social sciences in Lebanon: Training and Careers of Social Scientists
Mariam Hasbani, Lebanese University, Bierut
17.30 – 18.00 Doctoral Studies at Egyptian Public Universities; Conditions and Constraints of Knowledge Production
Daniele Cantini, Orient Institut Beirut
18.30 – 19.00 Critical sociological appropriation and the pursuit of cultural decolonization. The Moroccan academic critique and theoretical debates in Paris
Idriss Jebari, Arab Council for the Social Sciences
19.00 – 19.30 Panel Discussion
Day 2, Thursday, 27 April
Section 2: Practices of Globalizing Social Sciences, part 1.
09.00 – 10.30
Chair: Rasoul Rasoulipour, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Iran
09.00 – 09.30 Comparativists Rethink the Study of Islamist Politics: Evolving Methods in Cross-Cultural Inquiry
Dunya Deniz Cakir, National University of Singapore, Singapore
9.30 – 10.00 Globalization Strategies in Psychology and Philosophy – A Comparison of Disciplines
Doris Weidemann, Applied University of Zwickau, Germany.
10.00 – 10.30 With Regard of Which Areas of Traditionalism or Globalization, Sociology Has Gained Development?
Alireza Ghobadi, Kharazmi University, Iran.
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break
Section 2: Practices of Globalizing Social Sciences, part 2.
11.00 – 12.30
Chair: Idriss Jebari, Arab Council for Social Science.
11.00 – 11.30 Two-folded Strategy: Towards a Global/Local Sociology
Abbas Rezaii, Ahwaz University , Iran.
11.30 – 12.00 Teaching Globalization Globally
Enzo Colombo, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
12.00 – 12.30 International Scientific Communication between Universalism and National Parochialism
Max Haller, University of Graz, Graz, Austria
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch Break
Section 2: Practices of Globalising Social Sciences, Part 3.
14.30 – 15.30
Chair: Michael Kuhn, WorldSSHNet, Germany
14.30 – 15.00 Encountering Althusser and some of his Children: Deconstructing Racialized knowledge
Nima Zahedi Nameghi, University Laval, Quebec, Canada.
15.00 – 15.30 Problems of Reflexive Modernity
Shujiro Yazawa, Seio Univerity, Tokyo, Japan.
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
Section 2: Practices of Globalising Social Sciences, Part 4.
16.00 – 18.30
Chair: Seyed Hossein Serajzadeh, Iranian Sociological Association
16.00 – 16.30 Does One Size Fit All? Globalizing Social Sciences and the Study of Political Change
Paola Rivetti, Dublin City University, Ireland.
16.30 – 17.00 The Reach and Reason of Social Sciences; Impossibility of A Globalized Qualitative Method
Masoumeh Sadeghi Ahangar, Manjeet Chaturvedi, University of Mazandaran, Iran.
17.00 – 17.30 The Crisis of the Human Sciences: The Case of Kazakhstan
G. Yeleukulova. Kazakh National Research Technical University, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
17.30 – 18.30 Concluding discussions and remarks and farewell.