Section of Qualitative Sociology and Symbolic Interaction
The Board of section: election in 2013 Krzysztof Tomasz Konecki – chair . Marek Gorzko –vice – chair. Jan Gałkowski – secretary. Adres do korespondencji: Prof. dr hab. Krzysztof Tomasz Konecki, Katedra Socjologii Organizacji i Zarządzania, Instytut Socjologii UŁ, 90-214 Łódź ul. Rewolucji 1905r. 41/43 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.krzysztofkonecki.prv.pl tel. (0-42) 635-52-63; Information about a section: www.qualitativesociologyreview.org/PL/sekcja.php
The section is active in propagation of qualitative methods of research in social sciences. Organize the conferences on the qualitative methods and qualitative sociology in general. The main theoretical inspiration for the section is symbolic interactionism. Prepares also publication on the topic. The newest publicaation will be “The Dictionariy of Qualitative Sociology”, appear in 2012.
The section has more than 100 members.
The section cooperates with Qualitative Sociology Review, where are published also the papers of the section members.
Conference on Symbolic Interaction in Lancaster
On 4, 5 and 6 July 2018 the annual SSSI meeting will be held in Lancaster at the Lancaster University (UK). The meeting will be a combined effort of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) and European SSSI. The title of the conference is ‘Whose side are we on?’ Power, Stigma, Transgression and Exclusion in Everyday Life. So far, we have three confirmed keynote speakers: Kathy Charmaz, Ken Plummer and Staci Newmahr,. Kathy Charmaz will also give a two-day workshop on Grounded Theory on the Monday and Tuesday before the conference. For more information and registration, see our website: http://wp.lancs.ac.uk/sssi2018/.