Meetings/Workshops on Sociology in Austria

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SUMMER SCHOOL — The Archives of Islam in the Russian Empire (16th-early 20th Centuries)..
27 Jun 2022 - 01 Jul 2022 • Vienna, Austria
Organizer:
Committee for the Study of Islam in Central Eurasia (ÖAW)
Abstract:
The summer school is designed to explore a range of scholarly approaches to the hermeneutics of records and the formation of archives on Islam in the territories of the former Russian Empire in the early modern and modern period. Here the term “archive” is used in a broad and all-encompassing sense, which includes all possible activities of record-keeping. The goal of this initiative is to draw attention on practices of information-gathering and knowledge production on the Muslim communities inhabiting the vast area encompassing Inner Asia, Siberia, Central Asia and the Caucasus from the fall of the Khanate of Kazan (1552) to the end of the Russian Empire. In addition, by bringing archival science into conversation with Russian and Islamic studies, the summer school promotes an extended reflection on the institutions and the individuals (archivists, historians, Orientalists, dragomans, and go-betweens of all walks of life) who played a significant role in the creation of the imperial repositories that today preserve records about Islam and Muslim communities in Central Eurasia.
Event listing ID:
1469831
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Complexity-GAINs International Summer School — Disintegration of societies: Quantitative modeling of complex socio-behavioral systems
04 Jul 2022 - 15 Jul 2022 • Vienna, Austria
Organizer:
Santa Fe Institute (SFI)
Abstract:
Human societies constantly change at many levels, from individuals to communities and nation states. Throughout history, and at present, societies become more innovative, more integrated, and more cooperative on some levels, while on others they become more inert, more polarized, and more belligerent. To understand and perhaps even predict these trends and their consequences, we need to capture the complex interplay of underlying cognitive, social, and institutional mechanisms – by integrating theoretical, modeling, and empirical investigations. Ph.D. students are invited to spend two weeks, among an international cohort of students and faculty, learning to integrate theory and methods from a range of disciplines to model socio-behavioral systems and understand their behavior.
Event listing ID:
1459438


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