Two abstracts accepted at the 12th ESA Conference in Prague

Ardis Storm-Mathisen and Nina Heidenstrøm (SIFO) will present two papers at the 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association in Prague (August 25-28 2015). Click here for more information.

Paper 1:
Session RN8 – Disaster, Conflict and Social Crisis 
Title: “A network approach to households’ role in electricity and ICT breakdowns”
Authors: Nina Heidenstrøm and Ardis Storm-Mathisen

Paper 2:
RN22 – Sociology of Risk and Uncertainty
Title: “Applying a social practice perspective to risk research”
Authors: Ardis Storm-Mathisen and Nina Heidenstrøm

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Homerisk researcher Linda Kvarnlöf have defended her PhD thesis

Kvernløf 2015We congratulate Linda Kvarnlöf – our partner researcher from Mid Sweden University – who have finalised and recently defended her PhD thesis Citizen First Responders: Boundaries, Positionings and Emergence in Stories from the Incident Site. Her thesis  focuses on the role of citizens in crisis and emergency management.