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IPSA-NUS Summer School for Social Science Research Methods

The 3rd Annual IPSA-NUS Summer School for Social Science Research Methods will be held at the National University of Singapore, June 30-July 11, 2014. This year’s Methods School offers twelve courses in quantitative, qualitative, and formal methods. All courses are … Continue reading

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FSHI Book Prize 2014

Foundation for the Sociology of Health & Illness Book Prize 2014 Nomination Details BSA Medical Sociology Group Annual Conference 2014 Aston University, Birmingham, 10-12 September. Calling everyone studying, researching and teaching in the broad field of the Sociology of Health … Continue reading

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Modeling Spatio-Temporal Reasoning in Complex Social Systems

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION Modeling Spatio-Temporal Reasoning in Complex Social Systems July 20 – July 26, 2014, Lipari Island, Italy http://lipari.cs.unict.it/LipariSchool/ComputationalSocialScience “Smart city” projects are a strategic opportunity for reorganizing local governance. A smart city is a complex adaptive system (CAS) … Continue reading

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More on Committing Sociology

‘Lets all commit sociology’ Gillian Creese and Veronica Strong-Boag, published in the Montreal Gazette and in the Vancouver Georgia Straight. http://www.montrealgazette.com/technology/Letter+commit+sociology/8314863/story.html Worldviews 2013 Conference Sells Buttons in support of ‘Committing Sociology’. http://worldviewsconference.com/announcements/#worldviews-2013-committing-so ciology Twitter avatar:  http://bit.ly/18pm3S8 Facebook cover photo:  http://bit.ly/10Vjmdq … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Dr. Al Olmstead

Selected Thoughts in Memory of Al Olmstead Dr. James Frideres and Dr. Merlin Brinkerhoff, University of Calgary Al was born and raised on a farm in Southern Saskatchewan where he attended a rural school.  Upon completion of grade 12, he … Continue reading

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