The 4th SERISS training course “Cross-national comparative research: Longitudinal analysis of panel data” will be held on 18-19 February 2019 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
The course will be instructed by:
Dr. Gundi Knies and Dr. Magda Borkowska from the University of Essex.
25 participants will be given a chance to attend the 4th SERISS training course “Cross-national comparative research: Longitudinal analysis of panel data« at the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) in February 2019.
There will be no tuition fees or accommodation costs for all participants, who will be selected from the applications received. Lunch will be provided on both days, and a group dinner will be held on the first evening. Participants will need to cover their travel costs, though there are a limited number of SERISS grants available to cover travel costs for participants whose financial constraints would prevent them from being able to attend.
The deadline for applications is Friday, 2 November 2018. The results of the selection will be known by 15th November 2018.
For more info and application, please visit:
The call for abstract for ESRA 2019 is open. Members of EVS organize several sessions:
Using the European Values Study (1981-2017) for the comparative study of value change: substantive insights and methodological challenges – Ruud Luijkx, Vera Lomazzi
Making long web surveys feasible: Matrix design and multiple imputation in cross-cultural surveys – Michael Ochsner, Gudbjorg Andrea Jonsdottir, Tobias Gummer
Gender equality in comparative perspective – Natalia Soboleva, Vera Lomazzi, Beatrice Elena Chromková Manea
In addition, Alexandre Pollien (FORS, Switzerland EVS Team) with Jessica Herzing organize the session Designing questionnaires – the role of question order on measurement; and Michael Braun (member of the Methodology Group of EVS), together with Katharina Meitinger, Dorothée Behr, Lars Kaczmirek, coordinate the session Web Probing
Please submit an abstract (max. 300 words) to the session of your choice via the ESRA conference management system by 18th November 2018. Here more information.
The Institute for Sociology Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Office for Population Studies FSS Masaryk University organize with partners an international conference in Bratislava.
The conference aims to contribute to the understanding/clarification of several issues relating to stability and changes in values of the inhabitants of Central Europe and especially of the Czech and Slovak Republics in the last
The conference registration is open until September 30, 2018.
The official invitation is available here.
Bridging ESS and EVS to study social attitudes, norms, and values in a troubled Europe
The will take place in Mannheim, Germany, on 15-17 April 2019. The organizers announced the call for paper.
Ruud Luijkx, Vera Lomazzi, and Loek Halman propose the session F1 Bridging ESS and EVS to study social attitudes, norms and values in a troubled Europe.
In your submission, please indicate the session ID number to which your paper fits best (the ESS-EVS session is F1).
For your paper to be considered, please submit an abstract of no more than 300 words (plus 3-5 keywords) via email by 15 September 2018. After the review process (no later than 30 November 2018), you will be informed about the decision regarding your paper. For more Information about the conference, please email email@example.com.
EVS participated in the 71° WAPOR Conference in Marrakech (27-30 June 2018) with a panel, chaired by Vera Lomazzi and Ruud Luijkx, aimed at illustrating the most recent methodological innovations employed in EVS2017 together with some first substantive results from the most recent collected data. The panel proposed four presentations:
The European Values Study from 1981 to 2026: Methodological Developments
Ruud Luijkx (Tilburg University), Vera Lomazzi (GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
Using Web Probing to Elucidate Respondents’ Understanding of “Minorities“ in Cross-Cultural Comparative Research
Michael Braun, Dorothée Behr, Katharina Meitinger, Klara Raiber (GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
Questions in context: location and order effects in the measurement of values
Alexandre Pollien, Michèle Ernst Stähli, Michael Ochsner, Patricia Milbert (FORS)
A Growing Educational Divide? Evidence from the Netherlands from 5 EVS Waves
Tim Reeskens, Inge Sieben, Loek Halman (Tilburg University)
Other members of EVS participated in different panels: Pablo Christmann from the German EVS team gave a presentation “How people evaluate democracy: An assessment of the effects of economic performance and quality of democracy on satisfaction with democracy“; and Ziva Broder, Simona Zavratnik, Rebeka Falle Zorman from the Slovenian EVS team gave the presentation “Public opinion and migration: the case study from Slovenian perspective „
The conference will take place 14.-15.09.2018 in Timisoara, Romania. More information about the conference and the panel “Trends in societal change. New data from European Values Study and World Values Survey” (chair: Bogdan Voicu) you will find here.
The call for papers for the 5th International Conference of the Romanian Sociologists Society includes two relevant sessions for the study of values and value change. They are both organized by EVS national partners: Bogdan Voicu (NPD of Romania) and Beatrice Chromková Manea (member of the Czech Team):
- Trends in societal change. New data from European Values Study and World Values Survey, Prof. Bogdan Voicu, Research Institute for Quality of Life & Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
- Value change, solidarity and identity issues in a changing world, Dr. Beatrice Chromková Manea, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic.
Read the full call here.
Proposals can be submitted by May 15th.
The conference “Living in a liquid Society” offers a broader program which includes as keynote speakers Prof. Herman Dülmer, Prof. Bogdan Voicu, Prof. David Voas, and Prof. Cosima Rughinis.
The EVS Czech and Slovak national teams organize the conference:”Loyalty and protests from the value research perspective”. The conference will take place on 4-5 October 2018 in Bratislava. Proposal can be submitted by April 30th.
Read all the information here.