NEWS
The 20th Nordic Sociological Association Conference with the preliminary title The sociology of conflict: global
transformations – local manifestations will be held at Oslo, 5-7 August 2020.

THE NORDIC SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (NSA) is an alliance of the national sociological associations in DenmarkFinlandIcelandNorway, and Sweden. All members of the Nordic national sociological associations are automatically members of NSA. NSA’s main responsibilities are: (i) the quarterly journal Acta Sociologica, (ii) the biannual Nordic Sociological Conference, (iii) support of the sociological professional development in the Nordic countries, particularly through financial support to seminars, conferences and other projects. NSA is a member of the European Sociological Association and the International Sociological Association.

ACTA SOCIOLOGICA is the journal of the Nordic Sociological Association (NSA). It publishes peer-reviewed papers on high-quality innovative sociology, carried out from different theoretical and methodological points of departure, in the form of full-length original articles and review essays, as well as book reviews and commentaries.  The  journal was founded in 1955 and it appears with four issues per year. The editorship rotates among the Nordic countries, and is currently located at the University of Turku. The statutes of Acta Sociologica can be found on NSA’s document page. For more information about the journal, visit Acta Sociologica.

THE NORDIC SOCIOLOGICAL CONFERENCE is a biannual conference organised by the Nordic Sociological Association. The Conference has an academic program with keynote speakers and plenary sessions with prominent researchers, as well as a selection of working groups. The responsibility for hosting and arrangements rotates between the sociological associations in the Nordic countries. In 2002 the Conference was hosted at Reykjavik, in 2004 at Malmö,  in 2006 at Turku, in 2008 at Århus, in 2011 at Oslo, in 2012 at Reykjavik, in 2014 at Lund, in 2016 at Helsinki and in 2018 at Aalborg. The next conference will be held at Oslo, 5-7 of August, 2020. 

FUNDING. The Nordic Sociological Association supports projects to promote Nordic sociology. Funded projects may range from workshops and conferences to surveys, meetings, publications etc. To be eligible for funding, the project must have a Nordic area of impact, and should not be limited to national interests. For more information, visit NSA’s project support page.