Third working session of the RESOCEA international team

IMG_3692The RESOCEA senior team met for a third time in Sofa to discuss the individual progress of each member and draw out the preliminary structure of the intended collective volume.

All papers were commented and reviewed by Prof. Jeffrey Goldfarb and Prof. Sandrine Kott.

PROGRAMME

3rd working session of the international research team

“REGIME AND SOCIETY IN EASTERN EUROPE (1956 – 989). FROM EXTENDED REPRODUCTION TO SOCIAL AND POLITICAL CHANGE”

July 20th, 2013

9.30 – 10.00    Ivaylo Znepolski: Opening remarks and few words on the general purpose of the project session

10.00 – 10.10    Thomas Lindenberger: Industrial Mass Accidents as ‘incidents’ in DDR: Theories, Contexts, Definitions, and Case Studies

10.10 – 11.10    Sandrine Kott and Jeffrey Goldfarb: Comments and considerations on Lindenberger’s paper

11.10 – 11.30    Discussion
11.30 – 12.00    Coffee Break

12.00 – 12.10    Adam Takacs: The Sociological Incident. Critical Attitude and Political Reprisal in Marxist Social Science in Hungary in the 1960s-1970s

12.10 – 13.10    Sandrine Kott and Jeffrey Goldfarb: Comments and considerations on Takacs’ paper

13.10 – 13.30    Discussion

15.00 – 15.10    Ivaylo Znepolski: The University and the Powers that Be

15.10 – 16.10    Sandrine Kott and Jeffrey Goldfarb: Comments and considerations on Znepolski’s paper

16.10 – 16.30    Discussion
16.30 – 17.00    Coffee break

17.00 – 17.10    Dariusz Stola: Patterns of the Evolution of the Communist Regime and Social Practices: The Case of the International Mobility from Poland

17.10 – 18.10    Sandrine Kott and Jeffrey Goldfarb: Comments and considerations on Stola’s paper

18.10 – 18.30    Discussion

July 21st, 2013

10.00 – 10.30    Ivaylo Znepolski: Using Case Studies in Comparative Research: Challenges and Prospects

10.30 – 11.30    Sandrine Kott and Jeffrey Goldfarb: Considerations about the general comparative analysis and possible ways to articulate the common thread

11.30 – 12.00    Discussion
12.00 – 13.30    Internal discussion of the RESOCEA team

13.30 – 15.00    Lunch

15.00 – 17.30    Internal discussion of the RESOCEA team

PROGRAMME

 

3rd working session of the international research team

“REGIME AND SOCIETYIN EASTERN EUROPE (1956 – 989).

FROM EXTENDED REPRODUCTION TO SOCIAL AND POLITICAL CHANGE”

 

 

 

July 19th, 2013:

Arrivals, accommodation at the Crystal-Palace Hotel”,                                     14, Shipka Str. (www.crystalpalace-sofia.com)

 

 

 

July 20th, 2013

 

 

 

9.30 – 10.00

Ivaylo Znepolski:

Opening remarks and few words on the general purpose of the project session

10.00 – 10.10

Thomas Lindenberger:

Industrial Mass Accidents as ‘incidents’ in DDR: Theories, Contexts, Definitions, and Case Studies

10.10 – 11.10

Sandrine Kott and Jeffrey Goldfarb:

Comments and considerations on Lindenberger’s paper

11.10 – 11.30

Discussion

 

 

11.30 – 12.00

Coffee Break

 

 

12.00 – 12.10

Adam Takacs:

The Sociological Incident. Critical Attitude and Political Reprisal in Marxist Social Science in Hungary in the 1960s-1970s

12.10 – 13.10

Sandrine Kott and Jeffrey Goldfarb:

Comments and considerations on Takacs’ paper

 

13.10 – 13.30

Discussion

13.30 – 15.00

Lunch at the Crystal-Palace Restaurant

 

 

15.00 – 15.10

Ivaylo Znepolski:

The University and the Powers that Be

 

15.10 – 16.10

Sandrine Kott and Jeffrey Goldfarb:

Comments and considerations on Znepolski’s paper

 

16.10 – 16.30

Discussion

 

16.30 – 17.00

Coffee break

 

 

17.00 – 17.10

Dariusz Stola:

Patterns of the Evolution of the Communist Regime and Social Practices: The Case of the International Mobility from Poland

 

17.10 – 18.10

Sandrine Kott and Jeffrey Goldfarb:

Comments and considerations on Stola’s paper

 

18.10 – 18.30

Discussion

 

 

19.30

Dinner at the Crystal-Palace Restaurant

 

July 21st, 2013

 

 

 

10.00 – 10.30

Ivaylo Znepolski:

Using Case Studies in Comparative Research: Challenges and Prospects

 

10.30 – 11.30

Sandrine Kott and Jeffrey Goldfarb:

Considerations about the general comparative analysis and possible ways to articulate the common thread

11.30 – 12.00

Discussion

 

 

12.00 – 13.30

Internal discussion of the RESOCEA team

 

 

 

(1)  Generaloverviewofthecommentatorsfeedbackon the individual papers andtheir suggestions;

(2)  Planningandfuturetasks of the team members;

(3)  General structure of the final publication/s;

(4)  Calendarofthethird-yearactivitiesoftheteam;

(5)  Information on the forthcoming international conferences in 2014 and 2015.

 

 

 

13.30 – 15.00

Lunch

 

 

20:00

Dinner at the Hotel Restaurant

 

 

July 5th, 2012:

Departures

 

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