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Theme – Rural Peoples in a Volatile World: Disruptive Agents and Adaptive Strategies The 2017 meeting will focus on the ways in which rural peoples cope with a wide range of disruptive events. They could be economic downturns, severe storms and droughts (e.g. climate change), the arrival of outside investors, or wars. Clearly, the strategies [...]
The Rural Sociological Society Business Meeting shall hold on 9th August 2016, 5:00 pm to 6:00pm, Grand Ballroom A and B at the Toronto Downtown Marriott Eaton Centre. Check this link to see the agenda of the meeting.
For sport lovers, there will be a baseball game between Toronto Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays at Rogers Centre, Toronto, ON. Tuesday August 9, 2016 07:07pm. For tickets, call (416) 341-1234, (888) 654-6529 or visit www.bluejays.com
Are you wondering what to do while in Toronto? Check out the following link from Tourism Toronto for a “Calendar of Events” and “Hot Deals” while visiting <mytorontomeeting.com>.
IRSA is offering a one-day pass for $100.00 + tax (CDN) for Wednesday, August 10th. To review the World Congress Program go to https://irsa2016.com/. For more information about the one-day pass go to https://www.eply.com/irsacongress2016
Methods Workshops – Sunday, August 7th For more information go to <www.ruralsociology.us/?page_id=2372>You can sign up for one or both workshops. W1. Innovative Research Methods for Rural Sociologists is a workshop organized by Brian Thiede, Louisiana State University. This workshop will provide participants with insight into a set of innovative research methods useful for rural sociologists. [...]
Erik Olin Wright, Professor Department of Sociology at University of Wisconsin-Madison Wednesday, August 10 – 4:00 – 5:30pm Theme: Envisioning Real Utopias: Possibilities for Rural Change Venue: Ryerson Theatre, located at 43 Gerrard St. East. Please see the map here < http://ryerson.ca/maps/>
David B. Grusky, Professor of Sociology at Stanford University, Director of the Center on Poverty & Inequality, the California Welfare Laboratory, and Recession Trends, and coeditor of Pathways Magazine and the Social Inequality Series will be join us. Is There Anything Money Can’t Buy? The Commodification of the World and How It’s Changing Poverty, Inequality, [...]