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Sociology Of Art
Research Committee 37 ISA Newsletter December 2014
Ana Lúcia Teixeira & Laia Falcón, Editors
Table of contents:
Message from the president..........p.2
The new board...............p.3
Board members.........p.6
Don’t miss the
date! (Forthcoming conferences,
grants, call for papers,

exhibitions...) ....p.32
November, 2014
Claudio Rivero
Letter from the president
Dear Colleagues,
I would like to welcome aboard the new Directive Committee and Board of RC 37, elected in our business meeting in Yokohama (2014-2018). You will know a bit about them in the next pages of this newsletter. I would like also to congratulate all the paper presenters in Yokohama for the very interesting sessions we had there, that covered a large amount of subjects, from food to cinema, literature to plastic arts, architecture to music, among others. This is a huge demonstration of the different approaches and research fields that are possible nowadays when Sociology of Arts comes to mind. That multiplicity makes our sessions always very suggestive in the new possibilities that can enrich each individual research or research theme in an updated sociology of arts.
We have already confirmed our mid-term congress with the IIIrd ISA Forum that will take place in Vienna July 2016. The next ISA World Congress will be in Toronto, Canada, 2018. I take this opportunity to invite all our members and colleagues to present propositions for the next Forum and World Congress.
I take this opportunity also to invite all paper presenters that are not yet members of RC 37, even if they are members of ISA and others RC’s, to consider joining RC 37, Sociology of Arts, in a regular basis as the number of sessions that are assigned to the RC’s depends directly on the number of regular members each committee actually has. Be a member of ISA and join the RC’s are different things and many people are not aware of that particularity. Each membership is good for 4 years (ISA and RC’s), which make it not expensive at all (all membership also receive for free all the editions of International Sociology or Current Sociology published in the period), also including discounts for B and C countries, according to ISA table of countries, and for students from all countries. You can have more information about became a member in the International Sociological Association ISA website (http://www.isa-sociology.org/memb_i/index.htm).
I hope we can do a good job in order to spread and stimulate even more researches in this various approaches of sociology of arts taking them to countries where this area of knowledge has not become yet a traditional or consolidate one among other thematic branches of the sociological work.
Enjoy this newsletter and many thanks to the editors that put it together in a so short notice. Hope seeing you soon in Vienna.
Paulo Menezes
University of São Paulo, Brazil
The new board
President: Paulo Menezes, University of São Paulo
Professor of Sociology of Cinema and Art at the Department of Sociology, University of São Paulo, Brazil, since 1982. Visitant Professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France, at the University of Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina and at the University of Chile, Santiago, Chile. Is also a coordinator of the RC 32, Sociology of Arts, of the Latin American Sociological Association, ALAS. Has been Vice-President of the Brazilian Sociological Association where is now member of the board and Treasurer of the Brazilian Society of Cinema Studies and Audiovisual and now a member of the fiscal council. Is also
member of the Board of the WG 03, Visual Sociology, ISA. Is current engaged in research in the field of sociology, with an emphasis in Sociology of Cinema and Art, acting on the following topics: sociology of cinema, sociology of art, film, documentary film, art, epistemology of image and social sciences. Has published, among several articles and book chapters, The Plot of Images: paintings and manifests in the beginning of the XX century and At half-light: cinema and sexuality in the 70’s (both in Portuguese). In English has published Film and Imaginary: The Construction of Social Interpretation. In: Carsten Heinze; Stephan Moebius; Dieter Reicher. (Org.). Perspektiven der Filmsoziologie. 1ed.Berlin: Verlag: UVK Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 2012 and Major Reis and the visual constitution of Brazil as a nation. Horizontes Antropológicos,2010. (http://socialsciences.scielo.org/scielo.php?pid=S0104- 71832008000100005&script=sci_arttext&tlng=en)
Secretary: Ilaria Riccioni, Free University of Bozen
Ilaria Riccioni, born in Rome, Italy, is assistant professor at the Free University of Bozen since march 2007. She received the PhD in Theory and Social Research at “La Sapienza “ University of Rome in 2003, with a thesis on the social role of avant-gard art of the early Nineteenth Century in Europe: “The anticipation of postmodern society by the avant-garde of Futurism.”. Graduated in the same university in 1997 in Sociology with a thesis on the paradox of modern communication in the works of Antonin Artaud, title: “Antonin Artaud and the expressivity of language in the mass society” (general sociology/sociology of culture/sociology of language), with the direction of prof. Franco Ferrarotti. Ilaria Riccioni is researcher and professor of General Sociology at the Free University of Bozen, Faculty
of Education, in the courses of social work, social educator, communication and culture and at the PhD of Social pedagogy of the Faculty..
Research Interests: She has developed, up to now, field research and theoretical approaches in three main sociological topics: 1. Arts and society, in its wide meanings to history, social and political conditions, cultural development and social needs; 2. General sociology issues starting from classical thinking, Simmel (cultural and arts theories and approaches), Pareto (theories of action and change from an economic view to a sociological comprehensive approach), Weber (the city as the centre of modern development); 3. Field work on art as social connector of cultures and on the experience of cohabitation in social and cultural diversity, such as multicultural and multilingual countries and regions.
International research and seminars: Institut für Musiksoziologie, Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Wien (2013-2014); La Trobe University of Melbourne, Australia, Sociology dept, seminar for the Thesis Eleven Review (2005-2006); La Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris (research 1996-2004); research at UCSD (San Diego), USA (2002).
Treasurer: Eduardo de la Fuente, James Cook University
Eduardo de la Fuente is taking up the position of Senior Lecturer in Creativity and Innovation, James Cook University, in early 2015, and moving with his wife and new son to Magnetic Island on the Great Barrier Reef. He has degrees in economics and politics, a PhD in cultural and media policy, and has held academic positions in sociology and communications programs. His new position entails heading up a new undergraduate and MBA program in creativity and innovation studies that cuts across creative arts and business, communication and design. He has previously published books and articles on the avant-garde or R&D end of modern musical culture; the entanglements of art and economy in the age of aesthetic capitalism; and debates within cultural sociology and the sociology of art regarding the proper place of aesthetics. He is currently engaged in a study of the trend towards ultra-modern architecture and interior design; and was recently commissioned by the Sydney
firm Luxperience to undertake research on new understandings of luxury in hotel design. In 2015, he will begin together with Professor Adrian Franklin of the University of Tasmania –a study of the role of music and music festivals in the success of the Museum of Old and New Art in Hobart,
Tasmania, a museum which since its opening has seen Tasmania listed in several travel guides as amongst the top 10 destinations to visit in the world.
Ana Lúcia Teixeira, Federal University of São Paulo
Ana Lúcia Teixeira has PhD in Sociology of Culture (2009) and she is Associated Professor since 2010 at the Federal University of São Paulo, in Brazil, where she teaches and researches in the field of Sociology of Culture, Sociology of Litterature, modernism and modernities studies, foundations of sociological analysis of the literature and sociological theory. Her published works include “Álvaro de Campos, ele mesmo: emergência do sujeito literário na semiperiferia da cena moderna”, “Ah o grande cais donde partimos em navios-nações: Apontamentos sobre um sentido político para a discussão estética do Modernismo português”, “Histoire du Portugal par Coeur: Síntese entre sonho e crítica política nas linhas de Almada Negreiros”, “A Letra e o Mito: contribuições de Pau Brasil para a consagração bandeirante nos anos 1920” and “Nacionalismo em verso e prosa: a
Modernidade almejada no contexto do Modernismo paulista”.
Laia Falcón, Complutense University of Madrid
PhD Dr. in Sociology of Art (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 3) and PhD Dr. in Media and Communication (Universidad Complutense of Madrid), Laia Falcón is Assistant Professor at the Mass Media Departement-CAVP1 of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Spain. Her main fields of research and teaching are Music Aesthetics in Communication and Narrative Arts, Character Building from Artistic and Sociological Approaches, Media and Advertising Literacy, Art Direction and Film Direction. As specialist on the social and artistic evolution of musical and stage building of characters through History, she holds an artistic career as a soprano as a very important part of her academic and
research profile: In 2008, as winner of the Best Performer Prize of the Mozarteum, she performed in the official agenda of the Salzburg Festpiele. In 2009 she performed the role of Carmen in a new production of the operatic myth commanded by Teatro Real of Madrid to Spanish composer David del Puerto. Since then she has performed as soloist in recitals and productions in some of the most representative concert halls in Europe, such as Toscanini’s Hall at Teatro alla Scala of Milan, La Biennale di Venezia, the Mozarteum Grosser Saal at Salzburg, or DeSingel of Amberes.
Board Members
Mariana Cerviño, University of Buenos Aires
She ́s Sociologist, M.A. in Social Sciences research, and Ph.D. in Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires. Lecturer in Sociology of Art and Culture in the University of Buenos Aires and other universities. Conducts research on Argentine contemporary art, at the Research Institute Gino Germani, UBA. Has completed a postdoctoral stint at the CESSP- EHESS under the direction of Gisèle Sapiro. Currently, researcher at the National Council of Scientific and Technological Research. Her principal research interests are the production and circulation of argentinian contemporary art, the relationship between social ethos and esthetics and the collectors of arts ; she has published articles on all these subjects. She is member of the GT "Sociology of Art", at the Latin American Sociology Association, and of the RT “Sociology of arts", at the International Sociological Association.
Marisol Facuse, University of Chile
Marisol Facuse is Ph. D. in Sociology of Art and Culture (Université Pierre Mendès-France, Grenoble II).
Master of Sociology of Art and Imaginary (Université Pierre- Mendès France,Grenoble II).

Master of Philosophy (University of Concepción)
Graduated in Sociology (University of Concepción)
Assistant professor of the Department of Sociology of the Faculty of Social Sciences in the University of Chile (since 2009)
Coordinator of the Sociology of art and cultural practices Group of the Faculty of Social Sciences in the University of Chile
Coordinator of RC the Sociology of art and culture in

Latinoamerican Association of Sociology (ALAS)
Associate investigator of the EMC2 Laboratory (Émotion, médiation, culture et connaissance) at the Université Pierre Mèndes-France, Grenoble II.
Researcher in charge of the regular FONDECYT project : The Latin American inmigrant music in Chile : identities, sociabilties and cultural crossbreeding (2014-2017).
Florent GAUDEZ, Pierre-Mendès-France University of Grenoble
Florent GAUDEZ, socio-anthropologue, est Professeur de Sociologie à l’Université Pierre-Mendès-France de Grenoble où il dirige le Laboratoire de Sociologie EMC2- LSG (Emotion-Médiation-Culture-Connaissance) et le Master Recherche MAC2 (Médiation-Art-Culture- Connaissance). Responsable du Thème "Création et Médiation" au sein de l'Axe "Cultures au pluriel" de la Communauté Académique de Recherche "Cultures, Sciences, Sociétés et Médiation" (ARC 5) de la Région Rhône-Alpes, il dirige par ailleurs la revue internationale Sociologie de l’Art – Opus, ainsi que dans la collectionLogiques socialeS, aux Editions L’Harmattan, les séries SocioAnthropo-Logiques et Littératures et Société. Il a notamment publié: Pour une socio- anthropologie du texte littéraire, Approche sociologique
du Texte-acteur chez Julio Cortázar, 
Paris, L'Harmattan, 1997. ; et dirigé Sociologie des arts, sociologie des sciences (2 Volumes), 
Paris, L'Harmattan, 2007 ; Les arts moyens aujourd'hui (2 Volumes), 
Paris, L'Harmattan, 2008 ; La Connaissance du Texte, Paris, L'Harmattan, 2010 ; La Culture du Texte, Paris, L'Harmattan, 2010 ; Figures de l’altérité (avec Jean-Olivier Majastre), Paris, L'Harmattan, 2010 ; Transversalités de l’altérité (avec Pierre Bouvier), Paris, L'Harmattan, 2013.
Målfrid Irene Hagen
I started my PhD-education at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, which I completed in 2011, with a PhD-thesis on Corporate art and Architecture in Norway, USA, France and Japan. My PhD- thesis has an interdisciplinary approach, with Sociological and Art historian perspectives on corporate art and architecture.
Summary of my work practice: For several years I worked as a visual artist, after my debut at the Annual State Exhibition in Oslo in 1979. Parallel to this, and until 1989, I also worked as a freelance graphic designer and illustrator. I have also been working as a teacher within art and design subjects for sixteen years, both at high schools (five years) and university colleges (eleven years), where I also have taught in the research methods of social sciences. I have also worked for nine years as a leader; first as head of teaching practice within art design subjects, and after that as head of
design studies. From 2003 and until recently, I have been working as associate professor and full professor within Visual Communication at Buskerud University College, School of Business and Social Sciences. (From January 2014 Buskerud and Vestfold University College).
My research experiences: Although I completed my Masters degree in Sociology in 1999, it was first after I started my PhD-education in 2006 I started more actively with doing research. In the spring of 2008 I was a Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley. Parallel to this, I started to collect data for my PhD- project in the San Francisco area. Since then I have published several articles on art and architecture in scientific journals in Norway, and presented several research papers at international conferences within the Sociology of Arts and Culture, Visual Sociology and conferences within Architecture and Design educations. I have also been a reviewer of some scientific texts, article and book manuscript. Today I seek to publish my book manuscript with the working title Art & Public space, partly based on some topics from my PhD-thesis, and some of my conference papers.
Jeffrey A. Halley, University of Texas
Marta Herrero, University of Sheffield
Michael Hutter, WZB Berlin Social Science Center
Jeffrey A. Halley is Professor of Sociology at The University of Texas at San Antonio, where he directs the Laboratory for the Sociology of the Arts, Culture, and Communications (SACC) of
the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). His research focuses on theory, art, culture, and media. Recent articles concern the problem of the rationalization of culture in the Dada art movement, Mexican American Conjunto music, and appreciation in the visual arts and in wine tasting .
In 2010 and 2011 he was Guest Editor of two volumes of Sociologie De l’Art (Sociology of Art),
[Theory/Epistemology/Literature, and “Rationalisation et Résistance/Postmodernisme”
[Rationalization and Resistance/Postmodernism. He has been a Fulbright Fellow and guest
professor at the universities of Ljubljana, Metz, and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences
Sociales, Paris, France. He is a past President of ISA RC 37, the Sociology of the Arts.
Dr Marta Herrero is Lecturer in Creative and Cultural Industries at The University of Sheffield, Management School, where she is Director of the MSc in Creative and Cultural Industries Management. She is a published author in the fields of art museums, art markets, the
sociology of art, economic sociology, and institutional theory. She was President of the ISA's Sociology of the
Arts Research Committee from 2010-14.
Michael Hutter is Professor Emeritus at WZB Berlin Social Science Center. He earned a B.A. in Mathematics at Portland State University, a M.A. in Economics at the University of
Washington, and doctorate in economics at the University of Munich. He held a chair for Theory of the Economy and its
Social Environment at Witten/Herdecke University (1987-2007) and a research professorship in sociology at Technische Universität Berlin (2008-2013). He directed the research unit “Cultural Sources of Newness” at WZB from 2008 to 2014.
Recent and forthcoming publications: “Beyond Price. Value in Culture, Economics and the Arts” (edited with D. Throsby), Cambridge U.P., 2008; “Moments of Valuation. Exploring Sites
of Dissonance” (edited with A. Berthoin Antal and D. Stark), Oxford U.P., 2015; “The Rise of the
Joyful Economy. Artistic Innovation and Economic Growth from Brunelleschi to Murakami”,
Routledge, 2015.
Eiko Ikegami, New School for Social Research of New York.
Volker Kirchberg, Leuphana University of Lueneburg
Volker Kirchberg is Professor of Arts Organization and Arts Communication at the Institute of Sociology and Cultural Organization, Leuphana University of Lueneburg, Germany. His research and teaching areas are sociology of arts, organizational sociology of culture, and the arts and sustainable development. His research focuses a) on the intersection of arts and urban studies and the significance of the arts for urban development and b) on the organization and social functions of museums, often in a comparative perspective between the United States and Germany. Professor Kirchberg received a diploma (1985) and a Ph.D. (1992) in sociology from the University of Hamburg and a post-doctoral habilitation degree in sociology from the Free University Berlin (2003). His postgraduate studies between
1985 and 1995 included an assistant position in urban studies at the University of Hamburg and research on arts consumption at the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Baltimore. In 1995 he founded the Basica social research institute in Hamburg and taught as an adjunct professor in sociology and cultural studies at universities of Berlin and Lueneburg. Until 2004 he was tenure-track assistant professor for sociology at William Paterson University in New Jersey, USA. He is author of the monography Gesellschaftliche Funktionen von Museen [Social Functions of Museums] (2005) and co-editor of Music City: Musical Approaches to the »Creative City« (2014). The list of articles of the last years include Kirchberg, V. , & Kuchar, R. (2014). States of Comparability: A Meta-Study of Representative Population Surveys and Studies on Cultural Consumption. Poetics, 43, 172-191; Tröndle, M. , Kirchberg, V., & Tschacher, W. (2014). Is this Art?: An Experimental Study on Visitors' Judgement of Contemporary Art. Cultural Sociology, 8 (3), 310- 322; Kirchberg, V. , & Kagan, S. (2013). The roles of artists in the emergence of creative sustainable
Eiko Ikegami (Ph.D, Harvard, Sociology) is currently Walter A. Eberstadt
Professor of Sociology and History at the New School for Social
Research, in New York. Before coming to The New School, she held
positions with Yale University and Nihon Keizai Shinbun (The Japan
Economic Journal) in Tokyo. Her current work on civility and aesthetics,
cultures of Japanese capitalism and public spheres in comparative
perspectives through network formation includes visualized interactive
communications on the internet. She also works on the aesthetic
festival which runs a thousand years in Kyoto. She is the author of The
Taming of the Samurai: Honorific Individualism and the Making of
Modern Japan (Harvard University Press,1995) , and Bonds of Civility:
Aesthetic Networks and Political Origins of Japanese
Culture (Cambridge University Press), which won five book prizes in
fields from cultural and political sociology to Asian studies. Recent
grants have been awarded from the National Science Foundation
and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She has held fellowships at the Institute for Advanced
Study in Princeton, at the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library, and an
Abe Fellowship of the Japan Foundation. In 2003, she was elected to the chair of the
Comparative Historical Sociology the section of American Sociological Association.
cities: Theoretical clues and empirical illustrations. City, Culture, and Society, 4 (3), 137-152; and Kirchberg, V., & Tröndle, M. (2012).Experiencing Exhibitions: A review of studies on visitor experiences in museums. Curator, 55 (4), 435-452. For further publications and details see http://www.leuphana.de/en/volker-kirchberg.html
Jan Marontate, Simon Fraser University
Associate Professor, School of Communication, Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology, Simon Fraser University (Canada).
Jan Marontate, Hon. B.A. (Sciology and Urban Studies, York U.), M.Sc. (Demography, U. Montréal) and Ph.D. (Sociology and Art History, U. Montréal) held a Canada Research Chair in Technology and Culture at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada before joining the faculty at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia Canada in 2006. Her early academic and professional research during her service in the United Nations' Office of Technical Cooperation focused on methodological issues related to data collection sub-Saharan Africa. Her research in the area of the sociology of the arts began with a

study of the historical development of networks of technical collaboration related to the visual arts, focusing on relationships between artists, conservators, scientists and manufacturers in the development of new painting materials in mid-century North America (Canada, the US and Mexico). She also conducted research on occupations in the culture sector (focussing on artistic careers in peripheral regions in Canada), cultural policy and government support for the arts in Eastern Canada, and studied the transformation of creative practices in music related to new opportunities afforded by digital technologies in projects during the past decade. She is currently completing a study of soundscape recordists and historic collections of audio-visual documentation of changing acoustic environments involved with the World Soundscape Project, a project begun half a century ago. One of her current research projects is a study of international networks of museum professionals concerned with the conservation of time-based media art, a term used by conservators of cultural heritage to refer to works created using ephemeral materials, performance-based practices or technologies that rapidly become obsolete. She and Kate Hennessey, a colleague in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology have recently been awarded funding by the Canada Foundation for Innovation to establish a laboratory to support the work of a new Critical Ethnography and Digital Heritage initiative (CEDHI). The CEDHI laboratory is dedicated to designing innovative methodologies for documenting and safeguarding cultural heritage resources using digital technologies. The research addresses challenges and opportunities afforded by digital media for preservation, access and control of cultural heritage resources in art worlds and Indigenous communities. It is intended to enhance opportunities to develop innovative ethnographic research methodologies that integrate contemporary approaches to sound recording, visual imaging, and 3-D image modeling with ethical protocols for content management of archives.
Selected Recent Awards and Funded Research Projects:
"Critical Ethnography and Digital Heritage Initiative". Leaders Opportunity Fund. Canada Foundation for Innovation. 2013-2019.
"Popular Music Heritage as a Resource in the New Economy", Griffith-SFU University Collaborative Travel Grants Scheme, with co-investigator Andy Bennett. 2013-2014.
New Media as Cultural Heritage: Contemporary Art Conservation as Social Mediation
, Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada standard grant competition. 2011- 2014. Listening with Technology: Transformations in the Study of Sonic Environments
, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Image, Text, Sound and Technology Strategic Grant. Principal Investigator with co-investigators Barry Truax and David Murphy
. 2010 - 2013 .
Alain Quemin, University Paris-8
Alain Quemin is a full professor (exceptional class) of sociology of art at université Paris-8 / Institut d’Etudes Européennes (France), a researcher at Labtop and is an honorary member of Institut Universitaire de France. He is a past president of research committee number 37 (sociology of the arts) of the International Sociological Association and past vice-president of the sociology of art research network of the European Sociological Association. His publications focus on the sociology of art market and institutions and the creation of art value, the sociology of artistic professions, gender and the arts, the national dimension of the internationalisation of art, the sociology of works of art, the sociology of visitors’ studies and the social construction of artistic recognition and fame. Some of his publications are: Les commissaires-priseurs. La mutation d’une profession, Paris, Anthropos, 1997, L’art contemporain international. Entre les institutions et le marché, Nîmes, Jacqueline Chambon / Artprice, 2002, Les stars
de l’art contemporain, Paris, Editions du CNRS, 2013.
Arturo Rodríguez Morato, University of Barcelona
Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for the Study of Culture, Politics and Society at the University of Barcelona. Currently I am President of the Research Committee on Sociology of Culture and the Arts (Spanish Federation of Sociology). I am also former President of the ISA RC37 (1998-2002) and former Vice- President for Research of ISA (2006-2010). I have organized the Ist ISA Forum of Sociology (2008) and the VIIth International Conference on Cultural Policy Research (2012). As a researcher I have been Principal Investigator in several funded projects the most recent of which are: The Cultural Policy System in Spain (funded
by the Spanish Ministry of Education; 2009-11) and CulturalBase: Social Platform on Cultural Heritage and European Identities (funded by the European Commission within the Horizon 2020 programme; 2015-16). Among my publications since 2010 are: “La sociología de la música en perspectiva” (in Javier Noya et al., eds., MUSYCA. Música, sociedad y creatividad artística, Biblioteca nueva, 2010), “A metamorfose do valor cultural na sociedade contemporânea: desafios e paradoxos” (in María Lourdes Lima dos Santos et al., eds., Novos Trilhos Culturais: Práticas e Políticas, Imprensa de Ciências Sociais, 2010), “Consensos e controvérsias sobre a cultura na sociologia contemporânea” (in Sociologia: Consensos e Controvérsias, Tom Dwyer et al., eds., Tomo, 2011), El sistema de la política cultural: el caso de las políticas culturales autonómicas (monograph issue of Revista de Investigaciones Políticas y Sociológicas. 11 3; with J. Rius), “The Culture Society: A Heuristic for Analyzing Cultural Change in the Global Age” (in Sociology Today: Social Transformations in a Globalizing World, A. Sales, ed., Sage, 2012), “Cultural clusters and social interaction dynamics: The case of Barcelona” (in European Urban and Regional Studies, 2013; with M.I. Zarlenga and J. Rius), “The cultural paradiplomacy of Barcelona since the 1980s: understanding transformations in local cultural paradiplomacy” (in International Journal of Cultural Policy, 2014; with M.M Zamorano).
Helmut Staubmann, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Helmut Staubmann is Professor for Social Theory and Cultural Sociology and Dean of the School of Political Science and Sociology at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. Since 2013 he is President of the Austrian Sociological Association. He was Visiting Scholar at UCLA, the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and Harvard University and Visiting Professor at UT Knoxville, Free University of Bolzano, Italy and Austrian universities in Graz, Linz and Salzburg.
He has authored and edited 4 books on action theory in the Parsonian tradition. Together with Victor M. Lidz he is editor of the book series Studies in the Theory of Action. His cultural research focuses on questions of aesthetics and society. He edited and translated (with Alan Scott)
Georg Simmel’s book on Rembrandt (Routledge 2006). Most recently he published The Rolling Stones. Sociological Perspectives (Lexington 2013)
Vera L. Zolberg
Professor Emerita, Sociology Department and Committee on Liberal Studies, New School for Social Research PhD 1974, University of Chicago, Sociology Department MA 1956, Boston University, Sociology and Anthropology Department, African Studies Program BA, 1953, Hunter College (CUNY), Magna cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa (1952). Research Interests:
Sociology of culture and the arts; social and political frameworks of cultural support; museums and other cultural institutions; African art; the social construction of collective memory.
Books Published

Constructing a Sociology of the Arts (Cambridge University Press 1990) . [Trans. Italian, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish (2014)]
Outsider Art: Contesting boundaries in contemporary culture (Cambridge University Press, co-editor with J.M. Cherbo, 1997)
After Bourdieu: Influence, Critique, Elaboration (Springer Press, paper edition co-edited with D. L. Swartz, 2004)
International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society, Senior Co-Editor, 2005-12
Museums and Society, University of Leicester, England. Editorial Board, since 2000.

A. Just arrived from the printer
Together with our section of publications, here you may find some of the latest newcomers, just released during these last weeks.

QU'EST-CE QUI FAIT SOCIÉTÉ ?, Claude Giraud at L’Harmattan.
Claude Giraud aims to identify how a society comes to be what it is, what makes society and not what characterizes it: what about the place of violence in the constitution of society? What about the social order and its link to citizenship? What about the question of the organization of the company, its need and link policy?

Alianza Editorial, one of the main presses in Spanish Language, presents La Ópera. Voz, emoción y personaje by Laia Falcón, ("Opera. Voice, emotion and character") a Social History of Opera told in an overture and four acts. From the rare mixture of belonging both to the operatic profesion as a performer and to the academic sociological approach as a professor, Laia Falcon analyzes the evolution of the very different "tribes" that take place in the lyric world: the audiences and the performers, the composers and librettists, the directors, painters, architects and set designers... from the Carnival celebrations of the Italian palaces of late XVI century to the revolution of Digital Era. "Yes, it is possible to write as if one was singing" - music critic Pedro González Mira remarks at Beckmesser.com- "Laia Falcón makes it possible... and, believe me, her singing is pure glory".

Soun-Gui Kim in Slought: Art, or Listen to the silence Soun- Gui Kim in Conversation with Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Nancy and John Cage (DVD)
Multimedia and multidisciplinary visual artist, writer, filmmaker, musician, teacher, Soun-Gui Kim (born in 1946 in Pu-Yeo, Chung-Nam, South Korea) lives and works in France since 1971. She exhibited worldwide. Her conversations with Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Nancy and John Cageautour bring an outstanding link between contemporary art, the market and globalization from the perspective of Eastern thought.
Theory and Method in Historical Ethnomusicology, edited by Jonathan McCollum and David G. Hebert (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014)
This new book of interest to music sociologists was recently published in September, 2014. It is indexed with the keywords “ethnomusicology” and “sociology” because it emphasizes application of theories from the fields of historical sociology and cultural sociology in research on music. The book includes contributors who are specialists in an array of music traditions from throughout the world (e.g. India, Iran, Armenia, Korea, USA, South Africa), and it offers a unique perspective on creative uses of new technologies for research in sociomusicology.
The African Objects, Here And There...
Aurélien Lambert have just presented Les objets africains, ici et là- bas (L’Harmattan). Both art and tourist souvenirs, religion and heritage assets elements, African objects are characterized by the diversity of uses and forms of ownership to which they give rise. Based on a socio-anthropological survey in France and Mali, giving voice to a wide variety of actors, this work aims to identify and understand the cultural, economic or political raised by these productions.
The stars of Contemporary Art, by Alain Quemin
The world of contemporary art is not immune, either, to the vogue of the “palmarès”. Bruce Nauman, Gerhard Richter, Georg Baselitz, Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst prance in the Kunstkompass, kind of hit parade of the most prominent artists. The star gallery owner Larry Gagosian or mega- collector François Pinault, themselves, are also in the Power 100 ranking of the most influential personalities of art. Although often cited and decried, the many rankings are unknown. What criteria are they based on and how they are built? How do the rankings are changing over time? How to develop an artist's reputation? All these questions arise when we look at the profile of the market in the visual arts and the "star system" of artists.Revealing lists and sifting through dozens of charts, Alain Quemin propose a fascinating sociological study on the sidelines of the fame
in the world of contemporary art.
B. Publications
Sociological and cultural dimension of spaces
Kirchberg, V. “Das Museum als öffentlicher Raum in der Stadt”(the museum as public space in the city). Pp. 231-266 in Joachim Baur (ed.): Museumsanalyse. Methoden und Konturen eines neuen Forschungsfeldes (museum analysis). Transcript: Bielefeld. 2010.
Kirchberg, V. "Kreativität und Stadtkultur: stadtsoziologische Deutungen" (creativity and urban culture: urban sociological interpretations). Pp. 8-33 in Christine Hannemann et al. (eds.) and Volker Kirchberg (special editor): Jahrbuch Stadtregion 2009/10: Stadtkultur im Zeichen von Kreativität (urban culture under the spell of creativity). Verlag Barbara Budrich: Opladen. 2010.
Riccioni I., Field work and social planning. Social Plan for the quality of life in the city of Bozen
2009-2011 - Sozialplan zur Lebensqualität in Bozen 2009-2011. http://www.comune.bolzano.it/context.jsp?ID_LINK=3568&area=19
Riccioni I., Bolzano, città di Frontiera, Roma, Carocci, 2012
I. Riccioni, (in publication), La circolazione delle élites. Saggio su Vilfredo Pareto, Roma, Carocci, 2015

Rutherford J. and Barbara Holloway (eds). Halfway House: The Poetics of Australian Spaces. Perth: UWA Press, 2010.
Rutherford, J. “Kairos for a Wounded Country: The Poetics of Australian Spaces”. In: Jennifer Rutherford and Barbara Holloway (eds.), Halfway House: The Poetics of Australian Spaces. Perth: UWA Press, 2010.
Claudio Rivero
Riccioni, I. Bolzano, città di frontiera. Bilinguismo, appartenenza, cittadinanza, Roma, Carocci. - 2012
Visual arts and Film
Menezes, Paulo. À meia-luz. Cinema e sexualidade nos anos 70. Editora 34, 2013.
Menezes, Paulo.
Tropa de Elite: perigosas ambiguidades. Revista Brasileira de Ciências Sociais, fev.
2013, p. 63-75.
Menezes, Paulo. José de Souza Martins e o pensamento diferencial. Política & Trabalho, v. 39, p. 85-89, 2013.
Menezes, Paulo. De olhos bem abertos. Plural, v. 2, p. 179-183, 2012.
Menezes, Paulo. Major Reis and the visual constitution of Brazil as a nation. Horizontes Antropológicos, Vol. 14 , 29 english, 2010. http://socialsciences.scielo.org/scielo.php?pid=S0104- 71832008000100005&script=sci_arttext&tlng=en
Menezes, Paulo. Douro de minha infância In: Carolin Overhoff Ferreira e Ana Soares. (Orgs.). Manoel de Oliveira: Novas perspectivas sobre a sua obra. São Paulo: FAP-UNIFESP, 2013, p. 31- 62.
Menezes, Paulo. Film and Imaginary: The Construction of Social Interpretation. In: Carsten Heinze; Stephan Moebius; Dieter Reicher. (Org.). Perspektiven der Filmsoziologie. 1ed.Berlin: Verlag: UVK Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 2012, p. 120-142.
Menezes, Paulo. Major Thomaz Reis: da etnografia pontual à narrativa fílmica da Nação. In: Sheila Schvarzman; Samuel Paiva. (Org.). Viagem ao Cinema Silencioso do Brasil. Rio de Janeiro: Azougue Editorial, 2011, v. , p. 194-215.
Menezes, Paulo. Exposições e exposições: quem é o sujeito nas exposições de arte contemporânea? Questões de sociologia e de recepção estética. (O Porto). In: João Valente Aguiar (Org.). As Imagens da Arte: Sociologia, Cinema e Teoria crítica. O Porto: Editorial Apenas, 2011, v. , p. 27-47.
Halley,Jeffrey A., « Ce n’est pas cela que je voulais dire : Dada et l’impossible Urtext », [“That’s Not What I Meant: Dada and the Impossible Urtext,”], in Florent Gaudez, La Culture du Texte. Approches socio-anthropologiques de la construction fictionelle,» [The Culture of the Text:: Socio-Anthropological Approaches to Fictional Construction ], Volume 2, l”Harmatttan, Paris, 2010.
Quemin, Alain. Les stars de l’art contemporain. Notoriété et consécration artistiques dans les arts visuels, Paris, éditions du CNRS, 2013, 458 p.
Quemin, Alain “Le marché de l’art : une mondialisation en trompe-l’oeil”, in Questions
internationales, n°42, Paris, la Documentation française, mars 2010, pp. 49-57.
Quemin, Alain “The Internationalization of the Contemporary Art World and Market : The Role of Nationality and Territory in a Supposedly “Globalized” Sector”, in Maria Lind & Olav Velthuis (Ed.), Contemporary Art and Its Commercial Markets, Berlin, Sternberg Press, 2012, pp. 53-84.
Claudio Rivero
Quemin, Alain “Kansalliset ja kansainväliset erytyispiirtet Helsinki Schoolin taiteilijoiden teoksissa” (Are there Such Things as Cultural Traits in Finnish Contemporary Art ? »), in Päivi Rajakari (Ed.), Pohjan tähdet. Suomalaisen valokuvan ja liikkuvan kuvan kansainvälistyminen / (Northern Stars), Helsinki, Musta Taide, 2012, pp. 184-199.
Quemin, Alain " From “National Creativity” to Social Recognition and Success in the Visual Arts : a Sociological Perspective on Rankings of the “Top 100 Artists in the World", in Chan Janet & Thomas Kerry, Handbook of Research on Creativity,Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013, pp. 230-248.
Quemin, Alain “International Contemporary Art Fairs in a “Globalized” Art Market”, European Societies, Vol. 15, n°2, 2013, p. 162-177.
Quemin, Alain «La Chine et l’art contemporain. L’arrivée de l’Empire du Milieu dans le monde et sur le marché de l’art», in Jean-Noël Bret et Nathalie Moureau (dir.), L’art, l’argent et la mondialisation, Paris, L’Harmattan, 2013, pp. 77-98.
Quemin, Alain “Evoluçào do mercado de arte : internacionalizaçào crescente e desenvolvimento da arte contemporânea “ (“L’évolution du marché de l’art : un double
mouvement d’internationalisation croissante et de développement de l’art contemporain », texte publié en portugais du Brésil in O Valor da Obra de Arte (Coll.), Metalibros, Sao Paulo, 2014, pp. 10-30.
Quemin, Alain «International Fame, Success and Consecration in the Visual Arts. A Sociological Perspective on Two Rankings of the „Top 100 Artists in the World“: the „Kunstkompass“ and the „Capital Kunstmarkt Kompass“», in Dagmar Danko, Olivier Moeschler & Florian Schumacher (Eds), Kunst und Öffentlichkeit. Reihe „Kunst und Gesellschaft“ (L’art en public. Coll. „Art et société“), Springer VS,Wiesbaden, 2014 , pp. 345-364.
Quemin Alain (Ed.),« La sociologie des arts visuels au Brésil », Opus – Sociologie de l’art, n° 22,
2014, 270 p.
Quemin, Alain «La sociologie des arts visuels au Brésil: l’émergence d’un domaine de recherche », Sociologie de l’art, numéro spécial « La sociologie des arts visuels au Brésil », 2014, pp. 15-22.
Quemin, Alain et Villas Boas, Glaucia, "L'émergence de la sociologie de l'art en France et au Brésil", in Alain Quemin et Glaucia Villas Boas (Ed.), Art et société. Regards croisés Brésil - France, OpenEditions en France et au Brésil, 2015.
Quemin, Alain « International Fame, Success and Consecration in the Visual Arts: A Sociological Perspective on Two Rankings of the « Top 100 Artists in the World »: The « Kunstkompass » and the « Capital Kunstmarkt Kompass»», in Gianluca Manzo (Ed.), Festschrift en l’honneur de Mohamed Cherkaoui, Oxford University Press, 2015.
Quemin Alain and van Hest, Femke « The Impact of Nationality and Territory on Fame and Success in the Visual Arts Sector: Artists, Experts, and the Market », in Olav Velthuis and Stefano Baia Curioni (Ed.), CosmopolitanCanvases.The Globalization of Markets for Contemporary Art, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2015, pp. 170-192.
Quemin, Alain « Art World: a Sociological Perspective on the Uneven Distribution of International
Success in the Visual Arts among Nations through the Rankings of the ‘Top 100 Artists in the World’», in Simo Häyrynen & Erkki Sevänen (Ed.), Contemporary Art Worlds and the Challenge of Markets. How Have Art Worlds Reacted to the Market-Based Turn in Society ?, 2015.
Quemin, Alain "La culture et ses clichés : analyse sociologique des oeuvres de l'Ecole de photographie d'Helsinki", à paraître dans L’Année sociologique en 2015.
Rutherford, J. “Soft Focus: Sharp Sight: Dan Armstrong’s Abandoned Cubby Houses” Catalogue Essay: Exhibition: “Abandoned Cubby Huts” C3 Contemporary Art Space and Abbotsford Covent, July 2010.
Rutherford, Jennifer. DOCUMENTARY FILM Ordinary People, Credits: Director, Writer, Co- Producer, Researcher. (A Film Australia special Interest project), Documentary film, 52 minutes. Written and Directed by Jennifer Rutherford, produced by Martha Ansara and Jennifer Rutherford in association with Film Australia, the Australian Film Commission with the assistance of the NSW Film and Television Office, and the ABC.
De la Fuente, Eduardo, John Budarick and Michael J. Walsh (2012) ‘Altered States: An Essay on Movement and Communication’ Continuum: Journal of Cultural and Media Studies, 26, (1): 39– 49.
Media and cultural icons
Halley, Jeffrey A., and James P. Ordner « Charisme et icône : le cas d’Obama » [Charisma and Icon: the Case of Obama], in "Figures de l'Altérité. Comment peut-on être Socioanthropologue aujourd’hui", [Figures of Otherness: How can one be a Socio-Anthropologist Today?], ed. Florent Gaudez, Paris: l’Harmattan, 2010.
Falcón, Laia. En busca de nuevas narraciones: la mirada de los medios de comunicación ante la adolescencia. (Coordinadora de número monográfico y autora de dos capítulos). Revista de Estudios de Juventud, No 101, septiembre de 2013. ISSN. 2011-4364. 2013
Falcón, Laia. Publicidad, niños y alfabetización audiovisual: retos y herramientas educativas en la era digital. En Ron, R., Álvarez, A. y Núñez, P. “Niños, adolescentes y redes sociales”. El Chupete-ESIC. ISBN. 978-84-7356-906-4. 2013.
Falcón, Laia. Media Literacy. “Implementing Preventive Actions for Children and Youth: A Handbook”, Prevention of and Fight against Crime Programme of the European Union, European Commission - Directorate-General Home Affairs- Mission Possible. www.ipacy.eu. 2011
Falcón, Laia. ¿Cómo tengo que ser para que me quieras? La construcción de enamoramiento en los relatos cinematográficos: propuesta de un modelo de alfabetización audiovisual para la prevención de la violencia de género. Revista de Estudios de Juventud, no86, septiembre de 2009, pp. 65-82, NIPO. 802-09-005-3. 2010
Marontate J. “Public or private? Sharing audio-visual documentation of the arts-in-action” in Tota, Anna Lisa Culture and the Making of Worlds. Milan: U. Bocconi. 15 pages
Rutherford, J. Zombies. London: Routledge, 2013.
Arts and Culture Theory
Brown, Michael. E., & Halley, Jeffrey. A. (2012). Culture, Theory, and Critique: Marx, Durkheim, and Human Science. Current Perspectives in Social Theory/Emerald, 30, pp. 151-178.
De la Fuente, Eduardo and Peter Murphy (2014) Aesthetic Capitalism, Leiden: Brill Press (ISBN: 9789004235793).
De la Fuente, Eduardo (2014) ‘Thinking Contradictory Thoughts: On the Convergence of Aesthetic and Social Factors in Recent Sociologies of Art’ in Randy Martin (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Art and Politics, New York: Routledge.
De la Fuente, Eduardo (2014) ‘Neomodernism: Architecture in the Age of Aesthetic Capitalism’ in Peter Murphy and Eduardo de la Fuente (eds.) Aesthetic Capitalism, Leiden: Brill: 128-48.
De la Fuente, Eduardo and Michael J. Walsh (2013) ‘Framing through the Senses: Sight and Sound in Everyday Life’ in Michels Andersen et al (eds.) Transvisuality: The Cultural Dimension of Visuality, Liverpool: University of Liverpool Press: 207-222.
De la Fuente, Eduardo (2011) ‘Aesthetic Explanations of the Social Bond’ in Vincenzo Mele (ed.) Sociology, Aesthetics and the City, New York: Edwin Mellen Press: 59-75.
De la Fuente, Eduardo (2010) ‘Beyond the Academic “Iron Cage”: Max Weber and the Spirit of Creative Capitalism’ in Michael A. Peters and Daniel Araya (eds.) Education in the Creative Economy: Knowledge and Learning in the Age of Innovation, New York: Peter Lang: 543-556.
De la Fuente, Eduardo (2014) ‘Why Aesthetic Patterns Matter: On Art and a Qualitative Social Theory’ Journal for Theory of Social Behaviour 44(2): 168-85.
De la Fuente, Eduardo (2013) 'Profane' rather than 'Secular': Daniel Bell as Cultural Sociologist and Critic of Modern Culture’ Thesis Eleven, 118(1):105-115.
De la Fuente, Eduardo (2010) ‘New Directions in the Sociology of Art’ Thesis Eleven 103: 1-13.
de la
Fuente, Eduardo (2010) ‘In Defence of Theoretical and Methodological Pluralism in the Sociology of Art’ Cultural Sociology 4(2): 43-52.
Kirchberg, V. “An Integrative and Comprehensive Methodology for Studying Aesthetic Experience: Merging Movement Tracking, Physiology, and Psychological Data” (with Martin Tröndle et al.). Environment and Behavior. 2013.
Kirchberg, V. “The Entanglement of Arts and Sciences: On the Transaction Costs of Transdisciplinary Research Settings” (with Martin Tröndle et al.). Journal for Artistic Research. Vol. 1. 2011.
Claudio Rivero
Marontate J. "Strategies for Studying Multiple Meanings in Conservation Research", special issue edited by Isabelle Brajer on "Conservation: cultures and connections". CeROArt (Conservation, Exposition, Restauration d'objets d'art.)[ | 2013, on-line 30 octobre 2013.URL : http://ceroart.revues.org/3560.
Mathieu-Fritz, Alexandre et Quemin, Alain, "Publier pendant la thèse. Quelques ficelles du métier exposées aux jeunes chercheurs", in Moritz Hunsmann et Sébastien Kapp (Ed.),Devenir
chercheur. Écrire une thèse en sciences sociales, Editions de l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, 2013, pp. 229-244.
Riccioni I., “Arte e teoria sociale nell’opera di G. Simmel”. In: Corradi C., Pacelli D., Santambrogio A., (a cura di), Simmel e la cultura moderna - Interpretare i fenomeni sociali, Vol. 2, Perugia, Morlacchi, 2010, pp. 343- 356.
Farneti A., Riccioni I., Arte, psiche, società, Roma, Carocci. 2012
Farneti, A. & Riccioni, I. (a cura di). Arte, psiche, società. Roma, Carocci. 2012.
Riccioni I., "L'agire creativo dell'avanguardia", in Federici M.C., Picchio M., La dimensione incrociata dell'individuo e della società, Roma, Aracne, pp. 264-274. 2010.
Quemin, Alain et Lévy, Clara « La fortune critique de Pierre Francastel en sociologie de l’art en France : un héritage limité », in Thierry Dufrène (Dir.), Pierre Francastel. L’hypothèse même de l’art, Paris, Editions de l’Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, Paris, 2010, pp. 51-61.
Quemin, Alain «
Les politiques de soutien au marché de l’art », in Philippe Poirrier (Dir.), Politiques et pratiques de la culture, Paris, la Documentation Française, 2010, pp. 155-161.
Quemin, Alain « Luxe, ostentation et distinction. Une lecture contemporaine de la Théorie de la classe de loisir de Thorstein Veblen », in Olivier Assouly (Ed.), Le luxe. Essais sur la fabrique de l’ostentation, Paris, Editions de l’Institut Français de la Mode / Editions du Regard (distribution Le Seuil), 2011, pp. 127-142 (2nde édition revue et augmentée).
Quemin, Alain « L’évolution des résultats et des méthodes des enquêtes sur les publics sous l’œil du sociologue : trente ans d’études du Centre Georges Pompidou à Paris », in André Ducret et Olivier Moeschler (Dir.), Nouveaux regards sur les pratiques culturelles. Contraintes collectives, logiques individuelles et transformation des modes de vie, Paris, L’Harmattan, 2011, pp. 47-60
Quemin, Alain “The sociology of Art”, in Cambridge Handbook of Sociology, Cambridge University Press, 20
Riccioni, I. “Tra alienazione e partecipazione: presupposti per la cittadinanza attiva in una Provincia Autonoma plurilingue e multiculturale”. In: Pallaver G., Hrsg. Politika 13, 2013.
Zolberg, Vera. “A Cultural History of the Arts”. In: SOCIOPEDIA (International Sociological Association), University of Amsterdam, 2013.
Zolberg, Vera (ed.) “Politics and the Arts”. International Journal of Politics, Culture & Society, 2010.
Zolberg, Vera. “Aesthetic Uncertainty as a New Canon: Constraints and Opportunities for Art Theorizing”. In: The Journal of the Periodical of the Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro, 2012.
Zolberg, Vera. “Marginality Triumphant: Asymmetry of Conflict in the Art World”. In: Journal of Politics, Culture & Society, “Politics and the Arts”, 2010.
Facuse, Marisol. 2013. Poesía y resistencia en el Canto a lo poeta en Chile, with Humberto Olea in Revista Intempestives No5, Ed. L’Harmattan, París.
Facuse, Marisol. 2012. Le monde de la poésie populaire chilienne : sociabilités et imaginaires dans le paysage culturel actuel, en libro Mémoires et imaginaires dans les sociétés d’Amérique latine. Harmonie, contrepoints, dissonances, Ed. Presses Universitaires de Rennes, col. Mondes
Claudio Rivero
Sociology of Literature
hispanophones, led by François Laplantine
Facuse, Marisol. 2011.
La poesía popular chilena: imaginarios y mestizajes culturales. Revista
Atenea. No 504.
Lévy, Clara et Quemin, Alain « Le chassé croisé de la sociologie et des œuvres littéraires», in Brahim Labari (dir.), Ce que la sociologie fait de la littérature et vice-versa, EPU / Publibook, 2014, pp. 15-34.
Rutherford, J & Crouch, D. “Social Theory and Literature”. In: Anthony Elliott (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Social and Cultural Theory. London: Routledge, 2014 .
Rutherford, J & Crouch, D. “Reading and Reception”. In: Anthony Elliott (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Social and Cultural Theory. London: Routledge, 2014 .
Rutherford, J. “The Secret of the Father in the Colonial secret: Rosa Praed’s ‘Weird Melancholy”. In: Martin Middeke and Christina Wald (eds.), The Literature of Melancholia: early Modern to Post Modern. Bastingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2011.
Rutherford, J. “Undwelling or Reading Bachelard in Australia”, Halfway House. In: Jennifer Rutherford and Barbara Holloway (eds.), Halfway House: The Poetics of Australian Spaces. Perth: UWA Press, 2010.
Rutherford, J. Homo nullius: the politics of pessimism in Patrick White’s Tree of man”. In: Olubus, B. & Elizabeth McMahon (eds). Cross/cultures: remembering Patrick White. Rudopi, 2010.
Rutherford, J. “An Insider’s view of Outside”. In: Simon Critchley and Jamieson Webster’s The Hamlet Doctrine, Sydney Review of Books, April 2014.
Rutherford, Jennifer “J.M. Coetzee in the World.” November 2014.
Rutherford, Jennifer and Chaffee Daniel. The Future of the Book (Curatorial Essay: Jenifer Rutherford, “The Body of the Book”) September, 2014.
Rutherford, Jennifer. MOBILE APP Traverses: J.M. Coetzee in the World, Mobile app. Writing and Research Jennifer Rutherford; IT Sound and Visual Engineering Adam Jenkins, Research Assistance: Rita Horanyi, Design Lisa Harms, forthcoming November 2014.
De la Fuente, Eduardo (2011) Twentieth Century Music and the Question of Modernity, New York: Routledge (ISBN: 978-0-415-96208-7).
De la Fuente, Eduardo and Peter Murphy (2010) Philosophical and Cultural Theories of Music, Leiden: Brill Press (ISBN: 978 90 04 18434 3)
Facuse, Marisol. 2012. El Hip Hop: ¿Arte popular de lo cotidiano o resistencia táctica a la marginación?, with María Emilia Tijoux and Miguel Urrutia in Polis No33 (Scielo).
Falcón, Laia. La ópera. Música, emoción y personaje. Madrid: Alianza Editorial. 2014
Halley, Jeffrey. A. (2012). [“Conjunto and Place: Mexican American Music and Dance in San Antonio and South Texas [Conjunto et lieu : Musique et danse mexicaine américaine à San Antonio et dans le sud du Texas]. In Brandl, Emmanuel, Cécile Prévost-Thomas, and Hyacinthe Ravet (Eds.), Twenty-Five Years of the Sociology of Music in France : Practice, works, interdisciplinarity [ 25 Ans De Sociologie de la Musique en France : Pratiques, Œuvres, Interdisciplinarité] (pp. 209-225). Paris: L’Harmattan.
Kirchberg, V. Music City: Musikalische Annäherungen an die »Kreative Stadt«. Barber-Kersovan, A., Kirchberg, V., & Kuchar, R. (eds.). Bielefeld: transcript Verlag. 2014.
Kirchberg, V. “Music City: Musikalische Annäherungen an die »Kreative Stadt«. “ (Music city: musical approaches to the “creative city” – introduction) (Kirchberg, V., Barber-Kersovan, A., & Kuchar, R. (2014). Pp. 9-31 in A. Barber-Kersovan , V. Kirchberg, & R. Kuchar (eds.), Music City : Musical Approaches to the »Creative City«“. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag. 2014.
Kirchberg, V. “Kulturwissenschaft: Musik und Nachhaltigkeit“ (culture studies: music and sustainability). Pp. 24-31 in L. A. Engelhardt (ed.), Nachhaltigkeit ...und die Kultur? Dokumentation zum "Forum Nachhaltigkeit" bei den Sommerlichen Musiktagen Hitzacker 2013. Springe: zu Klampen-Verlag. 2014.
Kirchberg, V. “Governing Baltimore by Music: Insights from Governance and Governmentality Studies” Pp. 169-198 in A. Barber-Kersovan, V. Kirchberg, & R. Kuchar (eds.), Music City: Musical Approaches to the »Creative City«. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag. 2014.
McCollum, J. and Hebert D.G. (eds. )Theory and Method in Historical Ethnomusicology. Rowman & Littlefield, 2014
Riccioni I., Somigli P., Music and socio-cultural development. Interdisciplinary insights from cultural debate and field research, Milano, FrancoAngeli. 2015
Scene and theater
Facuse, Marisol. 2013. Le monde de la compagnie Jolie Môme. Pour une sociologie du théâtre militant. Ed. L’Harmattan, col. Logiques sociales, Paris, 2013.
Facuse, Marisol. 2013. Le theâtre militant: tensions et convergence entre art et politique, capítulo del libro Socio-anthropologie de la création artistique subversive. L’art, la politique, la création. Vol. 2. Led by Florent Gaudez (Dir.) Ed. L’Harmattan, col. Logiques sociales.
¿Cómo tengo que ser para que me quieras? La construcción de enamoramiento en los relatos cinematográficos: propuesta de un modelo de alfabetización audiovisual para la prevención de la violencia de género. Revista de Estudios de Juventud, no86, septiembre de 2009, pp. 65-82, NIPO. 802-09-005-3. 2010
Gender Studies
Falcón, Laia.
Quemin, Alain et Lévy, Clara « Marina Abramovic : stéréotypes genrés dans l’œuvre et reconnaissance sociale d’une femme artiste », in Sociologie de l’art, n°18 « La reconnaissance artistique au prisme des stéréotypes de genre », 2011, pp. 53-71.
Rutherford, J. “The After-Silence of the Son/g”. In: Australian Feminist Law Review, Vol. 33 December 2010, pp. 3-18.
Societies in History
Riccioni I., “Tra individualismo e solidarietà: cenni sulla famiglia in Alto Adige”, in Farneti, Smorti, Tschiesner (a cura di), La famiglia in Alto Adige, Carocci, 2013.
Sociology of Fashion
Alain Quemin et Clara Lévy,« Pour une sociologie de la mode et du vêtement», Sociologie et Société (Canada), volume XLIII, n°1, printemps 2011, pp. 5-19.
Eugénie Briot et Alain Quemin, « La mode. Naissance et développement d’un objet d’étude en sociologie », Les cahiers de l’Herne, « Mode, où est ta victoire ? », 2013, pp. 51-64.
Art, History and Politics
Kirchberg, V. “Sozialstruktur“(social structure), “Rolle“(role), “Sozialer Wandel“(social change) (co-author with Annette Grigoleit). Keywords for Helga de la Motte et al. (eds.): Lexikon der Systematischen Musikwissenschaft (lexicon of systematic music sciences). Laaber Verlag: Laaber. 2010.
Marontate, J. and C. Murray, "Neoliberalism in Provincial Cultural Policy Narratives: Perspectives from Two Coasts", Canadian Journal of Communication, 25(2), 2010.
Marontate J. "La Nouvelle-Écosse : Clientélisme, militantisme et soutien provincial aux Arts et aux Cultures fondatrices" in Gattinger, M. and Saint-Pierre, Diane (ed.)Les politiques culturelles provinciales et territoriales du Canada. Origines, évolutions et mises en œuvre. Québec, Presses de Laval ;Université Laval. 2011 pp. 105-153.
Teixeira, Ana Lúcia. “A Letra e o Mito: contribuições de Pau Brasil para a consagração bandeirante nos anos 1920”. In: Revista Brasileira de Ciências Sociais, vol. 28, no. 83, São Paulo, outubro/2014.
Teixeira, Ana Lúcia. “Ah o grande cais donde partimos em navios-nações: Apontamentos sobre um sentido político para a discussão estética do Modernismo português”. In: Tempo Brasileiro, v. 196, p. 9-24, 2014.
Modernismo paulista”. El Far, Alessandra; Barbosa, Andréa; Amadeo, Javier (Orgs.). Ciências Sociais em diálogo - Vol. II: Sociedades e suas imagens. São Paulo: Fap-Unifesp, 2014, v. 2, p. 239-266.
Artists and publics
De la Fuente, Eduardo (2011) ‘From Tenth Street to Studio 54: On the Social Life of Creatives’ Colloquy: Theory, Text, Critique, no. 21: 113-129.
Teixeira, Ana Lúcia. “Histoire du Portugal par Coeur: Síntese entre sonho e crítica política nas linhas de Almada Negreiros”. In: Tempo Brasileiro, v. 184, p. 53-83, 2011.
Teixeira, Ana Lúcia. “Nacionalismo em verso e prosa: a Modernidade almejada no contexto do
Kirchberg, V. “Is this Art? An Experimental Study on Visitors' Judgement of Contemporary Art” (Tröndle, M., Kirchberg, V., & Tschacher, W.). Cultural Sociology. DOI 10.1177/1749975513507243. 2014.
Kirchberg, V. “States of Comparability: A Meta-Study of Representative Population Surveys and Studies on Cultural Consumption” (Kirchberg, V., & Kuchar, R.). Poetics Vol. 43, DOI 172-191. 10.1016/j.poetic.2014.01.005. 2014.
Kirchberg, V. “The roles of artists in the emergence of creative sustainable cities: Theoretical clues and empirical illustrations” (with Sacha Kagan). Pp. 137-152 in City, Culture, and Society Vol. 4/3. 2013.
Kirchberg, V. “Experiencing Exhibitions: A review of studies on visitor experiences in museums” (with Martin Tröndle). Pp. 435-452 in Curator The Museum Journal. Vol. 55/4. 2012.
Kirchberg, V. “Besucherforschung in Museen: Evaluation von Ausstellungen”(visitor research in museums: evaluation of exhibitions). Pp. 171-186 in Joachim Baur (ed.): Museumsanalyse. Methoden und Konturen eines neuen Forschungsfeldes (museum analysis). Transcript: Bielefeld. 2010.
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Kirchberg, V. “Arts Management: A Sociological Inquiry” (with Tasos Zembylas). Pp. 1-5 in Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society. Vol. 40/1. 2010.
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Claudio Rivero
Don’t miss the date!
(Forthcoming conferences, grants, call for papers, exhibitions...)
A. Conferences, seminars, research meetings...
Conference: Third ISA Forum of Sociology
The forthcoming Third ISA Forum of Sociology in Vienna, Austria, July 10- 14, 2016.
  •   Call for Sessions: 15 January, 2015 24:00 GMT RC/WG/TG provide name and contact details of Program Coordinator and indicate a deadline for sessions' proposals submission having in mind that a final list of sessions needs to be received at the ISA Secretariat isa@isa-sociology.org by April 7, 2015. Those Calls for Sessions will be posted on the ISA Forum website.
  •   Call for Papers: 7 April, 2015 24:00 GMT
    Program Coordinator must submit final list of sessions and their extensive descriptions and the language in which they will be held (English, French or Spanish), as well as contact details of
session organizers (name, affiliation, country, e-mail) to the ISA Secretariat at isa@isa-sociology.org for posting on the ISA Forum website as Call for Papers.
Abstracts submission: 3 June 30 September, 2015 24:00 GMT Participants must submit abstracts on-line via Confex platform. Abstracts must be submitted in English, French or Spanish. Only
abstracts submitted on-line will be considered in the selection process.
Conference « Médiatisation et fabrication des témoignages. L’histoire des médias et les médias de l’histoire »
Organized by the « Groupe d’intérêt spécialisé en éducation muséale » (GISEM) and the « Musée Boréalis et le Centre de Recherches Historiques sur les Sociétés Méditerranéennes » (CHRISM) of the University of Perpignan Via-Domitia (UPVD).
Organizing committee:
Virginie Soulier, president of GISEM virginie@virginiesoulier.com

Marie-France Bérard, vicepresident of GISEM mfberard@interchange.ubc.ca
Christine Brière, chargée de mission of GISEM Christine.Briere@forces.gc.ca
Date and place of the event: Trois-Rivières, Québec, Jun 8-10
Marie-France Bérard, vicepresident du GISEM (mfberard@interchange.ubc.ca) for more questions.
Conference: “Institutions, ideas, and networks in cultural policy” as a part of the “International Conference on Public Policy”.
Date and place of the event: (Milan, July the 1st-4th, 2015).
(Max. 200 words).
Deadline for paper ́s submission: will be published soon, the organizers welcome
to contact
Kate Mattocks, City University London, kate.mattocks.1@city.ac.uk Lisa Marx, University of Geneva, lisa.marx@unige.ch
Deadline for abstract’s submission: January the 15th, 2015. To be submited
online on the ICPP site:
Colloque pluridisciplinaire « Penser les catégories de pensée. De l’objet à
l’objectivation dans l’étude des arts, des médias et des cultures »
Organizing committee: Chloé Delaporte, Léonor Graser, Julien Péquignot Date and place of the event: Jun the 11th and 12th, 2015, Université Sorbonne
Nouvelle, Paris.
Deadline for abstract ́s submission: December the 15th, 2014. Abstracts may be sent to chloe.delaporte@gmail.com, leonor.graser@gmail.com and julien.pequignot@gmail.com .
Event International Conference “PROBING MISUNDERSTANDING”
Organizers: University of Liège- LEMME (Laboratoire D’Étude sur les Médias et la Médiation)
Organizing committee:
Bénédicte de Villers (ULg), Jérôme Englebert (ULg), Eric Florence (ULg), Christine Servais

(ULg), Véronique Servais (ULg), Erik Spinoy (ULg), Didier Vrancken (ULg), Michel Dupuis
Scientific committee

Bernard Darras (Paris 1) ; Bénédicte de Villers (ULg) ; Christophe Dubois (ULg Lemme)
Michel Dupuis (UCL) Jérôme Englebert (ULg) ; Eric Florence (ULg
Lemme) ; Philippe
Hambye (UCL/Lemme) ; Yves Jeanneret (Paris Sorbonne Celsa) ; Monique Jeudy- Ballini
(CNRS) ; Marco Martiniello (ULg
Cedem) ; Christine Servais (ULg Lemme) ; Véronique
Servais (ULg Lemme) ; Erik Spinoy (ULg Lemme) ; Didier Vrancken (ULg) ; Friedrich
Stiefel (Lausanne) ; Thomas Heller (Lille 3 - Gerrico) ; Frans Van Peperstraten (Université de

Tilburg) ; Yves Winkin (E.N.S. Lyon)
Date and place of the event: 2-3 July, 2015, University of Liège (Belgium),
Deadline for paper ́s submission: January the 15th, 2015. Paper proposals (300- 400 words) should be sent to: erik.spinoy@ulg.ac.be . The full text of the call and a description of its axes are available on the conference website: http://www.lemme.ulg.ac.be/
Organizing committee:
See information of submission at:
International research day on "Bourdieu et la musique. Bilan et
Organizers: University of Paris-Sorbonne, IReMus and Univerdity of Montréal,
Pascal Kaelblen (Univ. Paris-Sorbonne, IReMus)
Irina Kirchberg (Univ. de Montréal, OICRM)
Alexandre Robert (Univ. Paris-Sorbonne, IReMus)
Scienfic commmittee :
Christine Détrez (ENS-LSH, GRS)
Nicolas Donin (Ircam, labEx CAP)
Michel Duchesneau (Univ. de Montréal, OICRM)
Jean-Louis Fabiani (EHESS, CESPRA)
Gérard Mauger (CNRS, EHESS, CSE)
Bruno Moysan (Agrégé de Musique et docteur en Musicologie)
Danièle Pistone (Univ. Paris-Sorbonne, IReMus)
Hyacinthe Ravet (Univ. Paris-Sorbonne, IreMus)
Olivier Roueff (EHESS, Centre Norbert Elias)
Catherine Rudent (Univ. Paris-Sorbonne, IreMus)
Date and place of the event: April the 16th, 2015, Paris.
Deadline for paper ́s submission: before December the 15th, 2014. The abstracts (3000-6000 s.), notes and Bibliography included, describing subject, methodology, empirical matherials, hypothesys and main results) must be submitted to bourdieuetlamusique2015@gmail.com
Conference 13th Annual International Conference on Communication and Mass Media, Athens, Greece.
Organizers: The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), a world association of academics and researchers.
Date and place of the event: 11-14 May 2015, Athens, Greece
Deadline for paper ́s submission: Please submit a 300-word abstract before12January 2015, by email (atiner@atiner.com), addressed to Dr. Yorgo Pasadeos, Head of the Mass Media & Communication Research Unit, ATINER & Professor of the University of Alabama, USA. Please include: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Current Position, Institutional Affiliation, an email address and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Decisions will be reached within four weeks of your submission.
Should you wish to participate in the Conference without presenting a paper, for example, to chair a session, to evaluate papers which are to be included in the conference proceedings or books, to contribute to the editing of a book, or any other contribution, please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER & Honorary Professor, University of Stirling, UK (gregory.papanikos@stir.ac.uk).
B. Attention, young sociologists! (scholarships, special events...)
Subject: The Department of History and Civilization (HEC) of the European
University Institute of Florence, Italy, offers 40 scholarships for the Ph.D. in
History and Civilization for the academic year 2015-2016.
Deadline of the submission: January the 31st, 2015.
Online submission:
More information:
Subject: The University of Bonn would like to invite graduate and postgraduate students Summer School on Intellectual Property in Bonn.
Organizers: The University of Bonn would like to invite graduate and postgraduate students from your institution to The Summer School on Intellectual Property, addressed to graduate and postgraduate students from any field of study. The program is conducted in English.
Date and place of the event: from July 20 to July 31, 2015. Bonn, Germany.
More information: Please contact Ms. Monique Trachsel via email (m.trachsel@uni-bonn.de) in case you want to obtain printed information material.
Please feel also free to visit the website of the Summer School on Intellectual Property: www.ipsummerschool.uni-bonn.de. The website will provide detailed information about the Summer School.
C. Journals’ call for papers
Subject: call for papers on the next volume of the journal Culture &
Université de Liège) (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle- Paris 3). To
be published in Jun, 2016.
, including title, 5 references, name of authors and e-mail Julie Bawin (jbawin@ulg.ac.be) and
François Mairesse (francois.mairesse@univparis3.fr).
“Acteurs et dispositifs de la
réputation" of the Terrains & Travaux »
Deadline for the paper’s submission: December the 1st, 2014.
The papers, (max. 40 000 s., notes and bibliography included) and the notes ( max. 25 000 characters) must also include five keywords and mots-clés and an abstract of 150 words (in French and English). To be sent to:
Jean-Samuel Beuscart : jsbeuscart@gmail.com <http://gmail.com/> Pierre-Marie Chauvin : pmchauvin@gmail.com <http://gmail.com/> Anne Jourdain : anne.jourdain@gmail.com <http://gmail.com/> Sidonie Naulin: sidonie.naulin@gmail.com <http://gmail.com/>
IMPORTANT: The journal also accepts papers on other subjects, to be sent to : Carine Ollivier : carine.ollivier@univ-rennes2.fr <http://univ-rennes2.fr/> Vinciane Zabban : vinciane.zabban@gmail.com <http://gmail.com/> hd.terrainstravaux@gmail.com <http://gmail.com/>
More information:
Musées, « L’artiste et le musée », edited by Julie Bawin (
and François Mairesse
Deadline for the abstract’s submission: January the 15th
More information: abstracts (5000 characters
) must be sent to
Subject: call for papers for the volume on
journal «
D. Art around the world!
(Exhibitions and news from here and there)
Exhibition Traverses; J. M Coetzee in the World
An exhibition of J.M. Coetzee’s literary manuscripts curated by Jennifer Rutherford, Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, University of South Australia in Association with the Harry Ransom Centre, University of Austin Texas, The J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice, University of Adelaide, The Writing and Society Research Centre, The University of Western Sydney; L’Institute Universitaire de France, Nanterre Paris VIII. November, 2014
A look at billionaires’ museums. THE NEW YORK TIMES, By Stephen Heyman, Nov. 19

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/20/arts/international/the- new-status-symbol-for-billionaires-art-museum.html?_r=2
Skowhegan opens permanent New York space. THE ART NEWSPAPER, By Pac Pobric, 19 Nov.
What does it take to become a world-class art collector? These days, you need to
build not only a great collection, but a great museum to house it in. Over the past
few years, a rash of art-loving billionaires have dedicated themselves, or their
foundations, to the construction of spectacular new venues to show off their finest
acquisitions. (...)”
“The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, which offers a nine-week summer residency for artists in Skowhegan, Maine, opened a permanent New York space on 18 November. The new Chelsea-neighbourhood location features two floors and 5,000 sq ft. of space, half of which will be devoted to archives and event space.
The artists Daniel Bozhkov and Mary Mattingly, both alumni, were due to finish a
site-specific fresco and an “edible forest garden,” according to the school. Initial programming includes a re-performance of the composer John Cage’s Variations VIII on 18 December. The work was first performed with the choreographer Merce Cunningham at Skowhegan in 1967. (...)”
Read more: http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Skowhegan- School-opens-permanent-New-York-space/36289

E. Our Guest Artist: Claudio Rivero González, photographer
Regarding its fundamental scientific link with Art, the RC37 newsletter will invite one artist to collaborate on each number. In this occasion we have the honour to present Claudio Rivero González, whose pictures illustrate our texts from the frontal page to this very last one. You may contact him at claudio.rg@hotmail.es .
Enjoy his work!
Young photographer Claudio Rivero González was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in Canary Islands. His works underline his passion for conceptual art, social regard and the permanent search of simplicity. He is working on a number of exhibitions for 2015 focusing of the portraying of those who had lived around him for years.
More information: claudiorivero.es
Claudio Rivero