HistoricalĀ & Comparative Sociology Study Group

Aims and Objectives

The Historical and Comparative Sociology Study Group aims to promote historical and comparative scholarship in sociology research and teaching. This is done by a range of professional activities, such as:

  • Facilitating collaboration and the exchange of ideas by organising conference streams, plenaries and regular meetings.
  • Providing a structure for the dissemination of information by establishing online and offline communication platforms such as email lists and a web presence.
  • Promoting interdisciplinary dialogue with colleagues in the fields of history, political science, and cultural studies.
  • Outreach to journals for special issues related to historical and comparative research in the UK.
  • Lobbying of ESRC, AHRC, Leverhulme and other grant writing bodies to incorporate Comparative and Historical studies in funding programmes.

Annual Report

Take a look at theĀ Historical & Comparative Sociology Study Group Annual Report.