January 17, 2017

Call for Papers | RC33 Regional Conference on Social Science Methodology

Deadline: 5th February, 2017

Dear colleagues,

The 1st RC33 Regional Conference on Social Science Methodology: Asia, hosted by the Center for Survey Research, RCHSS, Academia Sinica, will take place on September 11-14, 2017 in Taipei (
RC33 is Research Committee on Logic & Methodology of International Sociological Association (ISA),

We would like to invite you to present a paper on conventional and innovational methods for qualitative, quantitative, or mixed approach.

Abstract Submission: Through JANUARY 31, 2017 Conference Date: September 11-14, 2017 Conference Venue: Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Submit your abstract online

Conference Sessions:

  • Spatial Analysis
  • Process-Oriented Micro-Macro-Analysis: Mixing Methods in Longitudinal Analysis and Historical Sociology
  • Cultural Response Styles
  • Conducting Research in Chinese Organizations
  • Simulation of Complex Societal Systems: a Methodological Challenge
  • Address-based Sampling for Social Survey with Improved Study Design and Technology
  •  Semi-standardized Data Collection Methods and Data Quality in Survey Research
  • New Developments in the Use of Quantitative Organizational Data
  • Social Science Methodology for Research on Women’s Careers
  •  Cross-National Studies of Social Attitudes as Modernization Indicators: Measuring and Analyzing Family Values, Gender Roles, and Sexual Norms in Asia
  • Assessing the Quality of Survey Data
  • Reflecting on Failed Research
  • Sampling and Data Collection Practices on Special Populations
  • Collecting Rich Paradata to Monitor Data Collection Quality: Case Studies from Asian Countries
  • Ethical Issues in the Modern Era of Data Use and Collection
  • Extrapolating Hidden Linguistic Essentials of Cognitive & Non-cognitive Items in Large Scale Surveys
  • Reciprocal Causality between Public Opinion and Social Policy
  • Towards More Visual Research Methodologies?  (Co-session with WG03)
  • Prospects and Limitations of Mixed Methods Research
  • Contemporary Ethnographic Practice
  • Empirical Survey Research on Socio-economic Inclusive Development: Asian Perspective
  • Recent Advances in Analyzing Social Network Data Collected via Online Social Media and Mobile Devices
  • Linking Biography and Life Course Analysis
  • Open Session

We look forward to welcoming you in Taipei

Organizing Committee
Dr. Pei-shan Liao, Center for Survey Research, RCHSS, Academia Sinica Dr. Su-hao Tu, Center for Survey Research, RCHSS, Academia Sinica Prof. Dr. Fumiya Onaka, Department of Studies on Contemporary Society, Japan Women’s University