CfP: Inclusion and Exclusion. New Perspectives in History and Sociology (Event: 07/2018, Bielefeld); DL: 25.02.2018

10th Annual Seminar of the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS) (Web)

Time: 5–7 July 2018
Venue: Bielefeld University, Germany
Proposals by 25 February 2018

Inclusion and exclusion represent pervasive and recurrent phenomena in present and past societies, and thus are of concern to scholars from different disciplines. Especially in recent decades, both phenomena have been gaining more attention in history and sociology, spreading in academic debates beyond disciplinary borders and reaching the public sphere and the political arena as well. Historical reconstructions, studies on social inequalities, and public policies have thus profited in referring to inclusion and exclusion as central analytical categories or even as more generally inspiring terms. Nonetheless, their epistemic potential still appears far from being completely explored in empirical and theoretical analysis, and – as ongoing research confirms – inclusion and exclusion assume a pivotal position on the international research agenda in and between both history and sociology. Read more … (PDF)