XX ISA World Congress of Sociology 2023

From the RC46 “Clinical sociology” of the International Sociological Asssociation


The ISA World Congress will take place in Melbourne, Australia, from June 25 to July 1 2023 in a hybrid format (an in-person and virtual component). The theme of the Congress is “Resurgent Authoritarianism: The Sociology of New Entanglements of Religions, Politics, and Economies”.

  • The Call for Sessions opened for online submission via the Confex platform on May 2 and will close on May 31, 2022, at 24:00 GMT.
  • The Call for Abstracts  will open for online submission via the Confex platform on July 1 and close on September 30, 2022, at 24:00 GMT.

The Research Committee in Clinical Sociology (RC-46) is allowed to arrange a maximum of 18 sessions at the World Congress. Each session lasts 110 minutes and can accommodate up to five papers leaving time for collective discussion.

The RC46 is particularly interested in sessions with research topics involving an open call for papers that would attract scholars from across the globe. Sessions can be organized in English, French or Spanish or can combine these languages.

The Call for Sessions link is now open on the Confex platform. To submit your 250-word proposal, click here: https://isaconf.confex.com/isaconf/wc2023/cfs.cgi. Click “Research Committees” and then “RC46 Clinical Sociology.” The hard deadline is May 31, 24:00 GMT.

For further information about the conference, please consult https://www.isasociology.org/en/conferences/world-congress/melbourne-2023