XVIII ISA World Congress, Yokohama

XVIII ISA World Congress, Yokohama, Japan

 In July 13 - 19th 2014, city of Yokohama in Japan hosted XVIII ISA (International Sociological Association) World Congress with the topic "Facing an Unequal World: Challenges for Global Sociology". Prof. Miroljub Jevtic took part at this Congress by chairing two sessions. First one was titled "Religion as Factor of Composition and Decomposition of Ethical Identities", this session was organized by the Research Committee for Sociology of Religion (RC 22) within ISA. The second session chaired by Prof. Jevtic had the title "Religious Influence on Local and Global Relations", organized within working group 01 for "Sociology of Local-Global Relations" (WGO 01).

From left to right: Dr Adam Possamai, past president of RC 22, University of Western Sydney; Dr James Spickard, new president of RC 22, University of Redlands, USA and Dr Miroljub Jevtic

 From right to left: Dr Roberto Blancarte, past president of RC 22, El Colegio de Mexico, Dr Miroljub Jevtic; Dr Esmeralda Sanchez, University of Santo Tomas, President of Philippians Association for Sociology of Religion; Dr Per Petterson, Karlstad Univerisy, Sweden; Antonius Cahvadi, University of Indonesia, Depok; Dr Arvin D. Eballo, University of Santo Tomas; Dr Scun - hing Chan, Hong Kong Baptist University

 Dr Roberto Blancarte chairing the round table

 From right to left: Dr Tarek Ladjal, University of Malaya, also a guest editor of special issue of Politics and Religion Journal (1/2014) and Dr Miroljub Jevtic

 From right to left: Dr Afe Adogame, University of Edinburgh, UK, Secretary of RC 22; Dr Eileen Barker, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Dr Miroljub Jevtic

 From left to right: Dr Esmeralda Sanchez and Dr Miroljub Jevtic

 From right to left: Dr Michael B. Burawoy, Berkeley University, USA, former ISA president and Dr Miroljub Jevtic

 From right to left: Dr Enzo Pace, University of Padua, Italy and Dr Miroljub Jevtic

 From rigth to left: Dr Johan Strijdom, University of South Africa; Dr Lovemore Ndlovu, Zimbabve; Dr Afe Adogame and Dr Miroljub Jevtic

 From right to left: Dr Roberto Cipriani, University of Roma, candidate for the next ISA president, and Dr Miroljub Jevtic

 From left to right: Dr Ephraim Shapiro, Columbia University, USA and Dr Miroljub Jevtic

 From right to left: Dr Federico D'Agostino, University of Roma and Dr Miroljub Jevtic

 From right to left: Dr Sinisa Zrinscak, University of Zagreb, Croatia and Dr Miroljub Jevtic

 From left to right: Dr Daniel Gutierrez - Martinez, El Colegio Mexiquense Zinacantepec, Mexico and Dr Miroljub Jevtic

 From right to left: Dr Zoran Matevski, University of Cirilo and Metodije, Skopje, Macedonia and Dr Miroljub Jevtic

Members of the session "Religion as Factor of Composition and Decomposition of Ethical Identities" -- here from right to left: Dr Chee Beng Tan, Sun Yat University, Guangzhou, China; Dr Adriana Stefanel, University of Bucharest, Romania; Dr Miroljub Jevtic and Dr Zoran Matevski 

From left to right: Dr Tuomas Martikainen, University of Abo, Finland; Joshua M. Roose; Dr Per Pettersson; Matthias Deininger; Maren Freudenberg; Brian Arly Jacobsen and Jeaney Yip