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Call for papers: Understanding social dynamics: 20 years of the Swiss Household Panel

In 2019, the Swiss Household Panel celebrates its 20th birthday. On this occasion, the Swiss Journal of Sociology invites for contributions to an anniversary issue. The contributions should focus on social dynamics and make use of the longitudinal character of the panel data.

Guest editors:

Robin Tillmann (FORS)

Monica Budowski (Université de Fribourg)

Dean R. Lillard (Ohio State University)

Annette Scherpenzeel (Institut Max Planck de droit social et de politique sociale)

Boris Wernli (FORS),

Consult the call for papers

Some deadlines:

Please submit your proposal for a contribution to Robin Tillmann ( by 15 November 2018.

The guest editors will decide on the acceptance or rejection of the abstract until 20 December 2018.

Selected authors will be invited to submit their manuscript (max. 8,000 words, 50,000 characters including tables, figures and references) by 1 June 2019.

The manuscripts will go through the usual peer-review process of the Swiss Journal of Sociology. Accepted languages are English, German or French. More information about the Swiss Journal of Sociology and the submission process are available on

Publication is planned for November 2020.