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#ESS2024: “The Social Side of the Climate Crisis” 

29 February-3 March 2024

Washington Marriott at Metro Center

Washington, DC 

As scientific consensus about the effect humans have on the climate is indisputable, increasing attention is being given to understanding the role that society plays in both creating the climate crisis and solving it (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group 1 2021; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group 2 2022; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group 3 2022; also see Oreskes 2004).
 
Our presidential plenaries will bring together prominent policymakers, journalists, community leaders, and sociologists to discuss a range of issues related to the societal causes, consequences, and solutions to the climate crisis. Across these plenaries we will focus on the important role that society and sociology plays in our shared understanding of the climate crisis.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS WITH ESS DISCOUNT: 

Guest Room Block: Please note your guest rooms are available until 6:00pm on February 7, 2024. Please use the below link for easy access to book your rooms

(https://book.passkey.com/e/50553604)

Upcoming deadlines:

*Mini-conference proposals. (Deadline has passed: June 30, 2023) 

*Author-Meets-Critics session proposals. (Deadline has passed: September 15, 2023) 

*Paper submissions. Deadline has passed: November 1, 2023 

*Student poster (undergraduate). Deadline: December 15, 2023

*SUBMISSION INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND at https://ess2024.exordo.com/ 

*MAKE SURE YOU CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT ON EXORDO, AS THE 2023 SYSTEM IS DEFUNCT.

ONCE YOU LOGIN UNDER YOUR NEW ACCOUNT, CLICK ON "SUBMISSIONS" TO BEGIN THE SUBMISSION PROCESS.* 

*NOTE: At the end of your submission, there is a prompt to "pick at least one topic". Simply click on "click to continue", and then "Done", as there are no topics to pick and your submission will be complete. 


Program Committee:
Colin Jerolmack (NYU), Andrew Jorgenson (Boston College/UBC), Rachel Shwom, (Rutgers University), Rubin Patterson (Howard University), Myron T. Strong (Community College of Baltimore County), and Fernando Tormos-Aponte (University of Pittsburgh), with President Dana R. Fisher serving ex-officio and Tania Jenkins (UNC) serving as the mini-conference liaison. This committee will make decisions on the mini-conferences, workshops, and conference panels.

Dana R. Fisher, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology, American University, President, Eastern Sociological Society

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