Elżbieta Hałas

Polski

Scientific Career

since 2003 Full Professor of Sociology and Humanities
Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology, University of Warsaw
since 2008 Head of the Chair of the Sociology of Culture
Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw
1996-2003 Associate Professor
Catholic University of Lublin
1994-2003 Head of the Chair of Sociology
Catholic University of Lublin
1993 Habilitation – in sociology
Faculty of Social Sciences, Catholic University of Lublin
1986 PhD – in sociology
Faculty of Social Sciences, Catholic University of Lublin
1978 Master Degree – in social philosophy
Faculty of Philosophy, Catholic University of Lublin

Scientific Interests

  • cultural sociology
  • social symbolism and politics of symbolization
  • collective memory and collective identities
  • theory of culture and methodology of cultural sciences
  • microsociology and sociology of individual
  • social relations, symbolic interactions and social communication
  • sociology of religion, conversion and commitment to social movements
  • theoretical sociology and history of sociology

Scientific Positions

Since October 1 2008 Chair of the Sociology of Culture, Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw
2008-2011
2003-2007
1999-2002
1996-1999
Member of the Committee of Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences
2008-2011 Member of the Science Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences
1993- Member of the Council Fundacja Naukowa im. Floriana Znanieckiego [Florian Znaniecki Research Foundation]
2017- Member of the Council of Multi- and Interculturalism of the National Center of Culture
2012-2016 Vice-President of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Sociology of the University of Warsaw
2016- Member of the Advisory Editors Board of "The Sociological Quarterly" - official journal of the Midwest Sociological Society (USA);
2007-2010
2002-2006
Member of Editorial Board "European Societies” – Official Journal of the European Sociological Association
2014- Member of Comitato Scientifico Internazionale of the journal „Sociologia e Politiche Sociali”
2013- Member of the Editorial Board of the “Czech Sociological Review”
2007-2014
2004-2006
2002-2004
1999-2001
Member of the Editorial Board of the ”Polish Sociological Review” – Official Journal of the Polish Sociological Association
1986-2011 International corresponding editor "Symbolic Interaction" Official Journal of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (USA)
2002-cont. Initiator and Editor of the Book Series "Studies in Sociology: Symbols, Theory and Society" (Peter Lang Verlag) – co-editor Risto Heiskala (Finland)
2004-2007
2000-2003
1997-2000
Member of the Editorial Board ”Studia Socjologiczne”, IFiS PAN, Komitet Socjologii PAN
2002-2006Member of the Editorial Board of the Book Series "Studies in European Societies” - European Sociological Association, Routledge.
2013National Science Centre expert
2006-2007Member of the Organizing Committee XIII Meeting of the Polish Sociological Association (XIII Ogólnopolski Zjazd Socjologiczny PTS)
2000-2004Member of the Evaluating Committee – Sociology Section – University Accreditation Committee (Uniwersytecka Komisja Akredytacyjna)
2002Export of the State Accreditation Committee (Państwowa Komisja Akredytacyjna)
2001-2003Member of the Executive Council European Sociological Association; Member of the Publication Committee ESA
1999-2001Member of the Executive Council European Sociological Association; Member of the Communication Committee ESA.
1998-2001Secretary General of the Learned Society of the Catholic University of Lublin (Towarzystwo Naukowe KUL)
1999-2001Member of Jury of the Jury of Stanisław Ossowski Award of the Polish Sociological Association (Nagroda im. Stanisława Ossowskiego Polskiego Towarzystwa Socjologicznego)
1997-2000Member of the Executive Committee of the Polish Sociological Association (Zarząd Główny Polskiego Towarzystwa Socjologicznego)
1997-1998Member of Sociology and Political Science Section, Committee of Scientific Research (Sekcja Socjologii i Nauk Politycznych, Komitet Badań Naukowych)
1997-2000Member of the Editorial Board "Roczniki Nauk Społecznych" TN KUL
1997-1998Member of the Research Group, Committee Sociology, Polish Academy of Science (Komitet Socjologii PAN) – expertise „Polish Society facing european integration” (Społeczeństwo polskie w perspektywie integracji europejskiej)
1997-2005Member of the Editorial Committee of Bronisław Malinowski’s Works (Dzieła Wszystkie Bronisława Malinowskiego) (nominated by Social Science Department One of the Polish Academy of Science ( Wydział I Nauk Społecznych PAN)
1994-1996Head of the Social Science Section, Faculty of Social Sciences, Catholic University of Lublin, transformed during this term into Institute of Socjology.
1994-2003Head of the Chair of Sociology, Catholic University of Lublin