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S. A. Hamed Hosseini

Hossieni, S. A. Hamed

Hossieni, S. A. Hamed

School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia

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School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia

S.A. Hamed Hosseini, PhD in Sociology and Global Studies from the Australian National University (ANU, 2006), is a tenure Senior Lecturer in Sociology, in the School of Humanities, Creative Industries, and Social Sciences, College of Human and Social Futures, University of Newcastle (UON), NSW, Australia. S. A. Hamed Hosseini is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He is the lead editor of The Routledge Handbook of Transformative Global Studies (2020), author of Conscientious Sociology (2013), and Alternative Globalizations (2009/2011). Hosseini is the founder and leader of UON Alternative Futures Research Network, and founder and chief editor of ‘Common Alternatives’ initiative (www.thecommonalts.com), founder of The Well-living Lab, co-founder and convenor of Alternative Futures Research Hub (UON’s first community-partnered research hub), co-founder and co-director of New Economy Network Australia Research Hub, the Lead CI of Re-imagining Quality of Life Post-COVID project, the committee member of NENA Health and Wellbeing Hub. He held the Inaugural Head of Societies, Cultures, and Human Services Cluster (2018-19), and performed as an elected Academic Senate member of UON for four years (2017 -2020).

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Transversalism and transformative praxes: Globalization from below
Viewed in a world-historical perspective, social change, or social transformation, is not an “event” but rather a constant, a perpetual historical process. Human social organisation is perpetually in motion but within certain parameters of continuity. For over five millennia, since the origins of cities, the state, and class society, human social order has continued to evolve through a number of recognisable patterns of social change, including the historical formation of an ever-larger system...