Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Public Platform: Solidarity and Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Solidarity and Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic is a public platform supported and produced by The Sociological Review that documents and reports on the lived experiences, caring strategies and solidarity initiatives of diverse people and groups across the globe during the COVID-19 pandemic.



Wednesday, 6 May 2020

Renew your membership with the Malta Sociological Association!

Dear Members,

We encourage you to renew your membership with the MSA. This will enable you to


Form part of Malta’s only independent sociological organization.
Help in the promotion of sociological research.
Cooperate and network with other sociologists worldwide.
Contribute to the understanding and analysis of social issues and problems.
Help improve people’s quality of life.
Participate in meetings, seminars, and workshops organized by MSA.
Have the possibility to participate in sociological research.

Form part of an online database with access to sociological news and updates around the world.

Membership fee: 12 Euro. Full-time students/unemployed and retired persons are entitled for the 6.00 euro membership fee


The following options may be used to pay: 


(1) cash to anyone of the MSA committee members;

(2) by cheque to the address address below

(3) using the MSA IBAN No. MT41VALL22013000000040025018192  BIC: VALLMTMT

Postal Address: Malta Sociological Association, Room 130, Old Humanities, Department of Sociology, University of Malta, Msida MSD2080, MALTA.

For more information please email maltasociologicalassociation@gmail.com for more information.

Sociologists and/or other social scientists, that is, persons with a recognized qualification in the field of social science, as well as other persons interested in this field, are eligible for memership. MSA is a registered voluntary organisation in Malta (VO 1323)

Webinar: Digital Acitivism in Time of Pandemic

International Sociological Association Research Committee on Social Classes & Social Movements (RC-47)& Centre for Digital Culture Webinar




Sunday, 19 April 2020

#EUvsVirus hackathon

We encourage sociologists to participate in the #EUvsVirus hackathon organized by the European Commission to contribute to covid-19-related challenges. Europe should be aware how much needs sociology and sociologists in this situation.

Link: https://euvsvirus.org/challenges/#social



Online in the time of Covid: London Migration Film Festival



It is always a good time to engage with issues of migration and mobility, but especially so when the world is coming to terms with border closures, separation from loved ones, and social restructuring. London Migration Film Festival is coming to you at this time with a platform hosting a retrospective of some of our favourite films presented in our programme over the past four years.

More information can be obtained from this link: 
https://www.migrationcollective.com/lmff-online-retrospective


Thursday, 16 April 2020

#Covid19 - Invitation to contribute in the Thematic Issue of the Sociology and Space journal

The Sociology and Space journal invites authors from various branches of sociology, psychology and related disciplines to submit their research and/or insights on various aspects of the interaction between the social, psychological, health-related, economic and global consequences caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

More info here: https://www.idi.hr/en/poziv-za-tematski-broj-casopisa-sociologija-i-prostor/

Monday, 13 April 2020

#Coronavirus: Social science research tracker, learning from past pandemics and the importance of effective risk communication

Chris Burnage, Communications Manager, SAGE Publishing, writes about the Covid-19 social science research tracker, learning from past pandemics and the importance of effective risk communication.

The article is of interest to sociologists and other social scientists. You can read it here: https://ocean.sagepub.com/blog/impact-and-society/social-science-research-tracker-learning-from-past-pandemics-and-the-importance-of-effective-risk-communication