The Comparative Historical Sociology Section of the ASA is proud to announce it will be hosting it’s annual mini-conference at the University of Washington on August 19th, 2016. Titled Can Comparative Historical Sociology Save the World? the conference explores how scholars might use the tools of comparative and historical sociology to engage issues of public concern. Our day will begin with an opening plenary featuring Peter Evans, Fatma Müge Göçek, Ebenezer Obadare, Fabio Rojas, and section chair, Monica Prasad. Three panel sessions will cover timely themes such as the practice of policy-relevant research, international migration, and legacies of race and gender inequality. The program will conclude in a joint reception with the Economic Sociology section, which is also hosting a mini-conference at the University of Washington.
View the conference program and register online at https://chsminicon2016.squarespace.com/. Registrations on our before August 11th will include a box lunch. We look forward to seeing you in Seattle!