ISA Forum 2020 – Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts for the 4th ISA Forum of Sociology

Porto Alegre, Brazil

July, 14-18, 2020

Deadline for submission of abstracts (max. 300 words) is September 30, 2019

We are delighted to invite you to submit your abstracts to the forthcoming sessions on organizational sociology at 4th ISA Forum of Sociology. The ISA Forum of Sociology of the International Sociological Association offers a unique forum to discuss current developments with a global scholarship. The Research Committee on Sociology of Organizations (RC17) will host the following 13 sessions on a broad variety of organization-related topics:

There will be an additional session “Writing for Publication in Organization Studies”.  In this session at least two experienced organizational sociologists, Paul du Gay (Copenhagen Business School) and Robert van Krieken (University of Sydney), will outline the most important aspects of their experience of writing for the publication in organization studies, and they will provide helpful advice in response to questions that session participants raise about difficulties and obstacles thay they might have encountered. Anyone interested in publishing organizational sociology is welcome to attend this session and engage in discussion with the presenters (no application needed).

The call for abstracts for each session can be found here:

For more information about the 4th ISA Forum of Sociology, please visit:

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact the RC17 Program Coordinators Robert van Krieken ( and Michael Grothe-Hammer (

Hope to see you in Porto Alegre!