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The Commission on the Accreditation of
Programs in Applied and Clinical Sociology

Join CAPACS at the International Conference "la clinique et le politique" (Clinical Sociology and Politics), sponsored by Réseau International de Sociologie Clinique or RISC (The International Network of Clinical Sociology) on June 22 -- 24, 2022

About the RISC International Conference

The theme of the International Conference "la clinique et le politique" (Clinical Sociology and Politics) is "Contemporary Subjectivisms: Practices at the Crossroads of Research, Art and Intervention." The Conference will be held in Paris with Zoom access at the following locations:

  • June 22: Senate Room, 1st floor – Université Paris Cité, 12 rue de l'École de Médecine, 75006 Paris (Metro Odeon)
  • June 23 and 24: Amphi Gélis – ESCP Business School, Campus République, 79 Avenue de la République, 75011 Paris (Metro Saint Maur)

Attendance is free of charge. Sessions will be mostly in French, with some in English or Spanish. To register, please send an email with your name and preferred method of participation (i.e., in-person in Paris or via Zoom) to

For more information about the conference and preliminary program, please visit:

Special note: Commissioners Jan Fritz and Jacques Rhéaume will be participating in the Round Table, "Clinical and Politics: Clinical Sociology in a Complex World," on June 22nd, at 14:30-16:30, local Paris time. Joining Jan and Jacques will be Igor Massalkov, Christiane Girard, Patricia Guerrero, Pontificia, and Fernando de Yzaguirre. The round table will be moderated by RISC President, Vincent de Gaulejac.

About RISC

The International Network of Clinical Sociology aims to promote the development of clinical sociology in all fields, research, intervention, training, publication, by multiplying the relationships between researchers, students and practitioners, as well as contacts with other approaches.

Created in 2014 as a non-profit association under French law (law of 1901), whose headquarters are currently established in Paris (France), the RISC brings together sociologists and other specialists in the humanities and social sciences (researchers and/or practitioners) giving a clinical sociology orientation to their work. It represents and promotes clinical sociology in different countries within institutions, national and international organizations.

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For more information about RISC, please visit the RISC Website at