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Prague Welcomed 3400 Sociologists To Discuss Social Inequalities

Aug 29, 2015

The 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association recently ended at the Faculty of Architecture and the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Czech Technical University on August 28th, 2015.

Pavel Belohradek, the Deputy Prime Minister for Science, Research and Innovation, and Prof. Jiri Drahos, the Chairman of the Czech Academy of Sciences. Attendees included over 3,400 experts who discussed the topics of differences, inequalities and sociological imagination. Notable amongst the speakers was Zygmut Bauman, one of the world's leading social theorists known especially for his analysis of the links between modernity and the Holocaust as well as postmodern reflections on consumerism.