July 1, 2016

Meeting | RC33 Sessions at III ISA Forum of Sociology

The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World

(3rd ISA Forum of Sociology)

July 10th – 14th, 2016, Vienna, Austria

We want to invite you to the 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology (“The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World”) which will take place from July 10th to 14th, 2016, at the University of Vienna (Austria). RC 33 will organize sessions on the following topics:

  1. Social Theory and Its Methods
  2. The Futures We Expect: Time and Future Concepts As a Methodological Challenge in Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research
  3. Sociological Hermeneutics – Methods and Methodology
  4. The Complex Discursivity of Global Futures in the Making: Analyzing Transnational Orders of Discourse
  5. Comparison in Ethnographic Research
  6. Contextualizing Cases and Types through Qualitative Multi-Level-Analysis
  7.  Contextualizing Inter- and Multinational Survey Research. Discussing Regional Perspectives on Effects and Outcomes of Global Trends
  8.  Linear and Non-Linear (Multi-Level-)Modelling with Aggregate or Regional Data for Policy Analysis and Evidence Based Counselling
  9. Generalizing Results from Experimental Research
  10. The New Data „Revolution” in Sociology: Methodological and Epistemological Issues
  11. Datalinkage. Beyond Asking for Consent

Please see the detailed session abstracts below and at the conference Web site for further details.

Best wishes,
Martin Weichbold and Nina Baur
(ISA Forum Programme Coordinators)