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President's Room, Singletary Center for the Arts

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12-12-2014 4:00 PM

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Margaret Archer was Professor of Sociology for thirty years at the University of Warwick, UK, where she developed her ‘Morphogenetic Approach’ and wrote her trilogy of books on Reflexivity. She then became Professor of Social Theory at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and launched the Centre d’Ontologie Sociale/Centre for Social Ontology that produces a book a year from an international group of theorists on the possible transition from late modernity to a global Morphogenic Society. She was elected as the first woman President of the International Sociological Association at the 12th World Congress of Sociology, is a founding member of the (British) Academy of Social Sciences and a trustee of the Centre for Critical Realism. In April this year, Pope Francis appointed her as President of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.

Please see Dr. Archer's biographical page at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne for additional information about the Social Theory Fall 2014 Distinguished Speaker.

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Dec 12th, 4:00 PM

"'We believe' - but who are 'we'?" The Relational Subject versus the Plural Subject

President's Room, Singletary Center for the Arts

Margaret Archer was Professor of Sociology for thirty years at the University of Warwick, UK, where she developed her ‘Morphogenetic Approach’ and wrote her trilogy of books on Reflexivity. She then became Professor of Social Theory at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and launched the Centre d’Ontologie Sociale/Centre for Social Ontology that produces a book a year from an international group of theorists on the possible transition from late modernity to a global Morphogenic Society. She was elected as the first woman President of the International Sociological Association at the 12th World Congress of Sociology, is a founding member of the (British) Academy of Social Sciences and a trustee of the Centre for Critical Realism. In April this year, Pope Francis appointed her as President of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.

Please see Dr. Archer's biographical page at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne for additional information about the Social Theory Fall 2014 Distinguished Speaker.