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Survey Practices in Taiwan in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

July 2, 2020

The Center for Survey Research (CSR), RCHSS, Academia Sinica, with which I am affiliated, has been regularly conducting academic surveys for over two decades, mostly in-person and telephone interviews. Each is planned ahead for two to four months, depending on its mode and scale. Like in other countries, the scheduled surveys here in 2020 have […]

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Postponement of IV ISA Forum of Sociology to February 2021

April 14, 2020

We received the following message from the ISA about the postponement of the IV Forum of Sociology that we would like to share with you: Dear members of the ISA and participants to the IV ISA Forum, As you have been informed recently, the Executive Committee of the ISA decided to postpone the IV ISA […]

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Postponement of 1st RC20 & 2nd RC33 Regional Conference: Asia

April 7, 2020

Due to the coronavirus crisis, we have decided to postpone the joint conference: The 1st RC20 Regional Conference on Comparative Sociology & the 2nd RC33 Regional Conference on Social Science Methodology: Asia in Tokyo from 2021 to 2023. The new schedule is proposed as follows: ·         Call for session proposals: April 4, 2022 ·         Close […]

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Update regarding Covid-19 and RC33 conferences

March 30, 2020

Dear RC33 members, I hope you are all well. I will not repeat phrases that have been said a million times, but the Covid19 pandemic has put the entire world on hold. Organizing conferences seem to be less important in a time of major health concerns, quarantine and house arrest. Nevertheless, we have to make […]

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New RC33 membership fees: low fees for lower income countries

March 19, 2020

In order to lower the threshold for scientists and students from low-income countries to become a RC33-member, the board decided to introduce a differentiation in RC33 membership fees. Similar to an ISA membership, we now distinguish between 3 categories of countries according to the Gross National Income of the economy (see www.worldbank.org or the list on the ISA website). This applies to […]

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Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability (GCSMUS)

March 16, 2020

Project Description The “Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability” (GCSMUS) is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via the DAAD program “Higher Education Excellence in Development Cooperation – exceed” and based at the Technische Universität Berlin (Speakers: Prof. Dr. Nina Baur and Prof. Dr. Angela Million, Coordinator: […]

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Our International RC33 Conference in Cyprus

January 31, 2020

This is an exciting year for the members of our RC33 community. In addition to planning our forthcoming regional conferences in March/April in Botswana, Brazil and India, we are working hard to prepare an amazing conference in September 2020 in Cyprus. Officially, this will be our 10th International Conference on Social Science Methodology and it […]

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