What must rise? – SASA hosts a successful 24th Congress supported by the NIHSS

What must rise? – SASA hosts a successful 24th Congress supported by the NIHSS

SASA

The South African Sociological Association hosted its Annual Congress at North West University from the 2nd to the 5th of July 2017. The Congress offers a platform for academics to present their work and engage with recent work by scholars in Sociology and related disciplines. Held over a period of three days the congress covered the following themes:

  • Higher Education and Science,
  •  Social movements and popular protest,
  • Environmental and natural resources,
  • clinical sociology,
  • the economy and industrial relations
  • Race, ethnicity and class
  • Gender studies
  • Family and population studies
  • Crime, violence and security

As part of its Professional Associations Programme, the NIHSS supported the 2017 SASA Congress PhD workshop. The PhD workshop is an important and vital part of the annual Congress. The PhD workshop is an important part of trying to improve the quality of sociology doctoral candidates.

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