objectives and Timetable


Thinkshops are events aiming at the collective reflections on theories making a substantial contribution to the progress of social thought. Theories discussed on thinkshops may come from any social science discipline. Thinkshops discuss only one theory and do this one full day, fueled by comments about these theories coming from the thinkshop participants. Theories discussed on thinkshops will be distributed to the interested people 2 months before the event to provide time to read. People interested in joining a thinkshop about a particular theory are invited to submit comments about the discussed theory. The comments from the invited participants joining the thinkshops will be circulated among all participants 2 weeks before the events. Thinkshops are carried out electronically in order to avoid any financial barriers for participating.


Thinkshop 1: 12. October 2021; Beyond Reason: Postcolonial Theory and the Social Sciences; Author: Sanjay Seth (for further details go to home page)

Thinkshop 2: 29. January 2022; Critique of the globalisation and de-colonization of the social sciences; Author: Michael Kuhn

Thinkshop 3: April 2022; Estado Real Social (English translation will be provided towards the end of 2021); Author: Antonio Dores

Thinkshop 4: June 2022; Walker, there is no path, the path is made by walking…A life in science and conviviality; Author: Hebe Vessuri

Thinkshop 5: October 2022; Towards a Non-hegemonic Social Science; Author: Shujiro Yazawa