Students are to attend a session at the upcoming conference, “Nationalism and Conflict: Interdisciplinary Methodological Approaches,” held at PAN December 10 – 12. The conference website, and program, are available online.
The first Proseminar will be:
October 22, 2010
For GSSR students in the ICNS specialization, here is the second semester schedule (2010):
|March 4||Exchange of current research ideas; Practicalities of theory construction||Read and discuss: Murray, M. S. 1971. “That’s Interesting!…” Philosophy of the Social Sciences.|
|March 25||Exchange of current research ideas; Bridging interdisciplinarity with cross-national research||Read and discuss: Smelser, N. 2003. “On Comparative Analysis, Interdisciplinarity and Internationalization in Sociology.” International Sociology|
|April 8||Exchange of current research ideas; Writing papers for major journals||Selections from the book, Writing for Social Scientists by Becker.|
|May 13||Exchange of current research ideas; Finding and Applying for Funding Opportunities||TBA|
Class meets in Room 211 at 15:00.
The 2nd Semester Syllabus can be downloaded as PDF here: ICNS PROSEM SCHEDULE FOR 2010 PDF
Reminder that the next proseminar for GSSR ICNS students is January 14, 2010, 15:00 Room 211.
You are to read the article by Guetzkow et al (2004), “What is Originality in the Humanities and the Social Sciences?” and be prepared to discuss it. The article is available in the Readings section.
Jacobs, Jerry A. and Scott Frickel. 2009. “Interdisciplinarity: A Critical Assessment.” Annual Review of Sociology 35:43-65.
The reading can be found in the “Readings” section on the sidebar of this website.