Dr. Porio Presents Paper in Yokohama’s Dialogue with Global Sociologists and Knowledge Production in the Region

July 30, 2013

Welcome Dinner with Professors Koichi Hasegawa (Tohuku University), Shujiro Yazawa (President, Japanese Sociological Society), Margaret Abraham (Barnard College, New York and VP for Research, International Sociological Association), Han Sang-jin (Seoul National University and Beijing University), Yosimichi Sato (Tohoku University) and Torigoe Hiroyuki (Japanese National Association President).


On July 12-15, 2013, the Japanese Sociological Congress organized a conference on “Dialogue with Global Sociologists and Knowledge Production in the Region” inYokohama, Japan. Dr. Emma Porio, chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, presented her paper, “Crafting Insurgent Urbanism in Metro Manila: State, Civil Society and the Urban Poor” in the opening plenary session along with Margaret Abraham, professor at Barnard College, New York and Vice-President for Research of the International Sociological Association (ISA) and Prof. Han of Han Institute of Social Studies, Korea and Beijing University.