Comparative and Historical Sociology at the ASA
Annual Meeting 2013
Monday, Aug 12
The Return of the Revolution?
Mon Aug 12 2013, 2:30 to 4:10pm?
Session Organizer: Hazem Kandil (University of California-Los Angeles)
Containing Nationalism in World-History: A Longue Durée Analysis of State-Seeking Nationalist Movements
*Sahan Savas Karatasli (Johns Hopkins University)
Cuba and Venezuela: Revolution and Reform.
*Silvia Pedraza (University of Michigan), Carlos A. Romero (Universidad Central de Venezuela)
The Revolution Might Be Televised: The Arab Spring as the Future of Revolutions?
*Daniel P. Ritter (Stockholm University), Alexander H Trechsel (European University Institute)
Reflections on a Failed Revolution “from the Middle”: Middle-Class Breakdown and Political Hyperolarization in Venezuela, 1970s-2008
*Celso M. Villegas (Kenyon College)?Discussant: Hazem Kandil (University of California-Los Angeles)
Author Meets Critics Session:
Michael Mann’s Sources of Social Power, volumes 3 and 4
Author: Michael Mann
Critics: Edgar Kiser, Miguel Centeno, Liliana Riga, Philip S. Gorski
Mon Aug 12, 4:30-6:30
Tuesday, Aug 13
Section on Comparative-Historical Sociology Council Meeting
Tue Aug 13, 2013, 8:30-9:00
Section on Comparative-Historical Sociology Business Meeting
Tue Aug 13, 2013, 9:00-10:00
All are welcome! Awards distributed at this meeting
Section on Comparative-Historical Sociology Invited Session.
Debate: How to do Comparative Historical Research
Organizers: Andreas Wimmer, Emily Erikson
Panelists: Charles C. Ragin, Ivan Ermakoff, Julia Adams, John F. Padgett
Tue Aug 13, 2013, 10:30-12:10
Paper Session. Historical Sociology and the History of Sociology
Tue Aug 13 2013, 12:30 to 2:10pm?
Session Organizer: George Steinmetz (University of Michigan)?
Emancipation and the Sociological Tradition: The African American Contribution
*Gurminder K. Bhambra (University of Warwick)?
General Equilibrium Theory Traveling Behind the Iron Curtain
*Olessia I. Kirtchik (Moscow Higher School of Economics), Ivan Boldyrev (Higher School of Economics and Humboldt University)
The Impact Factor Fetishism
*Christian Fleck (University of Graz)?
Universities, Law, Jurisprudence, and Sociology: A History
*Eric Lybeck (University of Cambridge)?Discussant: TBA
Global and Historical Perspectives on Policy Diffusion: Mechanisms, Directions, and Levels of Analysis
Tue Aug 13, 2013, 2:30-4:10
Session Organizer: David Scott FitzGerald, David A. Cook-Martin
Categorizing Populations: How Bureaucracy Shaped Citizenship in the Former British Empire - India, Israel and Cyprus
*Yael H. Berda (Princeton)?
Complexities in Global Diffusion of Abortion Liberalization: Abortion Policy in China, Russia, and
*Elizabeth Heger Boyle (University of Minnesota), Wenjie Liao (University of Minnesota), Jasmine Trang Ha (University of Minnesota), Lisa Gulya (University of Minnesota)
How their Law Affects our Law: Mechanisms of Immigration Policy Diffusion
*David Scott FitzGerald (University of California-San Diego), David A. Cook-Martin (Grinnell College)
Producing Global Health: Global Policies and Local Actors in Gujarat State, India
*Peggy Levitt (Wellesley College), Jennifer A. Holdaway (Social Science Research Council)?
Unpacking Policy Diffusion: A Textual Analysis of Refugee and Population Policies across African
*Rachel Sullivan Robinson (American University), *Katherine Tennis (American University)
Wednesday, Aug 14
Comparative-Historical Sociology and Political Sociology Section Joint Mini-Conference:
“CAPITALISM, THE POLITICS OF INEQUALITY, AND HISTORICAL CHANGE”
See the following page for the conference program