International Conference on Social Science Methodology (RC33) Logic and Methodology in Sociology
7 – 10 September, 2021

Dear colleagues,

We regret to inform you that we have finally decided to cancel the RC33 conference
RC20 Regional Conference on Comparative Sociology & The 2nd RC33 Regional Conference on Social Science Methodology
Tokyo, Japan, 12– 16 September 2022

Japan Women’s University

Research Committee on Comparative Sociology
Call for Abstracts: “1st International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Spatial Methods” (SMUS Conference) and “1st RC33 Regional Conference – Africa: Botswana” in cooperation with ESA RN21 “Quantitative Methods” 23 –
RC33 membership fees and finances 2019-2020
Vice president for Finances, Wander van der Vaart

Membership fees

Since May 2020 RC33 distinguishes three categories of membership that - similar to ISA – follow the A/B/C
RC20 & RC33 Joint Conference Announcement
The New Schedules for RC20 and RC33 Joint Conference (Tokyo, Japan | September 12– 16, 2022 | Japan Women’s University)

As announced in BMS issue 147-148/August-October 2020,

RC33 Membership


RC33-ISA members and Category A members of RC33 receive (twice a year) a printed copy of the official journal of RC33 Bulletin de Methodologie Sociologique (BMS) (in total eight copies in four years).

Fee reduction for RC33 interim conference, notifications by email of important events and opportunities.

Category B and C members of RC33 receive E-Newsletter (twice a year).

Fee reduction for RC33 interim conference, notifications by email of important events and opportunities.


There are two ways:

  1. RC33-ISA members. As a member of the International Sociological Association (ISA) you can also join the RC33 committee. Read more here
  2. RC33 only members. Register/Login

The number of RC33-ISA members directly influences our position at ISA, so please consider becoming an RC33-ISA member.


The membership fee varies in relation to the type of membership. 

  1. RC33-ISA members: 60 US-Dollar paid directly to ISA (plus ISA administration fees).
  2. RC33 only members: New membership levels introduced (A, B, C) from 1 May 2020. Please read more

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Professional associations

with similar interests to RC33


American Association of Public Opinion Research


Association for Qualitative Research


Section on Methodology of the American Sociology Association


Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa


European Association of Methodology


European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research


RN20 (Qualitative Methods) and RN21 (Quantitative Methods) of the European Sociology Association


European Survey Research Association


International Network for Social Network Analysis


Mixed Methods International Research Association


Royal Statistical Society


Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology