8th Annual Conference in Political Economy “The Political Economy of Inequalities and Instabilities in the 21st Century” (Berlin, September 13-15, 2017)
IIPPE, CPERN and IPE call for general submissions for the Conference but particularly welcome those on its core themes of inequalities and instabilities, which will be the focus for the plenary sessions. Proposals for presentations will, however, be considered on all aspects of political economy. New participants committed to political economy, interdisciplinarity, history of economic thought, critique of mainstream economics, and/or their application to policy analysis and activism are encouraged to submit an abstract. Deadline is April 1, 2017.
The European Survey Research Association invites applications for a limited number of travel bursaries for students attending ESRA’s biennial conference in Lisbon in 2017. The bursaries are meant to facilitate and encourage the participation of postgraduate students from all European regions. A bursary will cover an individual’s travel expenses, based on the least expensive, feasible way of travelling to the ESRA conference. Bursaries will be limited to €500 maximum. Students granted a bursary will not be required to pay the ESRA conference fee. To apply, applicants must provide a reason for their application, a CV, and an extended conference abstract or full paper if available. The bursary application deadline is 1st March 2017.
Laboratory for Comparative Social Research in cooperation with the World Values Survey Association and United Arab Emirates University organizes a panel «Comparative Survey Analysis Using WVS Data: Social Challenges and Global Value Shifts» within the 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA). If you are interested in the participation please submit your abstracts through ESRA web-site by the 4th of December 2016.
The report presents the results of the EDB Centre for Integration Studies’ ongoing research project “EDB Integration Barometer”. In 2016, 8,500 people from 7 CIS countries answered about 20 questions concerning the Eurasian integration and various facets of economic, political, and sociocultural cooperation in the CIS region.
Applications are invited for a PhD studentship in the Centre for Longitudinal Studies at UCL Institute of Education. The studentship is funded for three years from January 2017 and is based on one of 4 projects which relate to investigating measurement error and non-response in longitudinal surveys. Deadline is 11th November 2016.
The Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) is looking for Research Assistants for its Moscow and St. Petersburg offices. Bachelor, master, or doctoral students reading for a degree in sociology, political science, or economics are particularly welcome to apply. Successful candidates will sign a part-time contract with the LCSR for 20 hours a week.
The Centre for Sociological Research (CeSO), KULeuven has a vacancy for a post-doc position to analyse and report upon welfare attitudes of Russians in comparison to attitudes of citizens of a selection of European countries. Application deadline is 15 October 2016.
On 20th and 21st of September Christian Welzel will give two lectures to the students of the HSE master’s programme 'Comparative Social Research'.
Regional Conference on of World Association of Public Opinion Research dedicated to Survey Research and the Study of Social and Cultural Change is taking place at HSE Moscow September 15-17, 2016 in partnership with World Values Survey. Ronald Inglehart, Academic Supervisor of HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research and the Founding President of the World Values Survey (WVS) has talked to HSE News Service about the role of sociology in the modern world and the changes in values and beliefs around the world.