29 oct 2020

Tagung: Neue Wege der Datenerhebung und -analyse. Die Kombination von Daten aus unterschiedlichen Quellen.

Die Tagung richtet sich sowohl an interessierte Forschende wie auch an Personen mit Führungs-
verantwortung aus Hochschulen, Forschungsförderungs-
institutionen, öffentlicher Verwaltung sowie aus privaten und öffentlichen datenproduzierenden Unternehmungen.

08 - 10 mars 2021

15th conference on “Social Monitoring and Reporting in Europe”

This conference will address the theme: « Increasing Divergence and Changing Social Trends in Europe? Longer-term Developments and Consequences of the Pandemic ». Submit your paper! The deadline for your proposals is December 4, 2020.

Past events

06 oct 2020

First results of the FORS COVID-19 MOSAiCH study on well-being, politics, work, and family

The FORS lunch seminars are held to foster scholarly exchange between FORS researchers and interested colleagues to profit from their diverse scientific and cultural backgrounds.

29 sept 2020

Facing Big Data: methodological and analytical challenges of large-scale textual analyses

The Methods and Research meeting series is now on Zoom !  Don’t miss the first meeting with Sophie Mützel, Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology, University of Lucerne, Switzerland.

31 août 2020

Call for Contributions to the Special Issue on the 2019 Swiss National Elections

Proposals should be no longer than one page. The deadline for submitting proposals is: 31st August 2020

14 - 28 août 2020

24th Summer School in Social Science Methods

Given the current situation, we will provide an option of attending the workshops on-line for those who are not in position to travel. Should the situation require it, the Summer School will switch to remote mode. Register before June 15 !

31 juil 2020

Call for contributions to the special issue “COVID-19 : A Political Science Perspective”

Welcome are short research notes. Proposals in English should be 150 words. The deadline is 31 July 2020.

28 févr 2020

FORS-GREC conference « The state of democracy in a comparative perspective »

FORS and the GREC research group of the UNIL Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (SSP) is organizing a one-day academic conference titled: The state of democracy in a comparative perspective 28 February 2020, 9h30-16h30 IDHEAP building room 001 AULA  The event is co-sponsored by: Montoring Electoral Democracy (MEDem) Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES) The programme contains 4 panels […]

19 déc 2019

FORS lunch seminar on representativeness of surveys and its analysis

The FORS Lunch Seminar with FORS researcher Michael Ochsner will take place in room 5899 at GeopolisThursday, December 19, from 12:15 to 13:15.

03 déc 2019

Using record linkage in social science — challenges and approaches

In this Methods and Research meeting, Professor Joe Sakshaug, German Institute for Employment Research, gives insights into the following topic: Using record linkage in social science — challenges and approaches.

28 nov 2019

Overcoming the global despondency trap

Le cycle de conférence du GREC vous invite à suivre cette présentation de Alice Evans (King’s College, London).

14 nov 2019

Climate protesters and their motives for participating:

Climate protesters and their motives for participating: Results from an international survey of participants in Fridays for Future climate strikes.

14 nov 2019

FORS Lunch seminar on Pragmatic abilities over the lifespan: The case of presuppositions

The seminar will be presented by FORS researcher Robert Reinecke. He will present a research project he is currently working on at the Institut des sciences logopédiques (Institute of Speech and Language Pathology) at the University of Neuchâtel.

29 oct 2019

Using diverse statistical lens to provide insights about the collaborative learning process

Les Rencontres méthodes et recherche proposent une série de séminaires organisés conjointement par la Faculté des sciences sociales et politiques SSP de l’Université de Lausanne et FORS. Les rencontres offrent un espace de discussion et de présentations centrées principalement sur des recherches thématiques abordant des questions méthodologiques particulières et/ou innovantes. Les rencontres sont ouvertes à toutes personnes intéressées aux méthodes […]

16 oct 2019

Shall the « people » speak? Elites and electoral participation in France, Germany and Switzerland since 1945.

Zoé Kergomard de Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris présentera le papier « Shall the « people » speak? Elites and electoral participation in France, Germany and Switzerland since 1945. » Le GREC organise une série de conférences sur des thèmes se trouvant dans le périmètre de ses activités scientifiques : activisme et contestation politique, comportements de vote, citoyenneté, altruisme, etc. Les conférenciers invités sont en […]

14 - 16 oct 2019

14th Conference « Social Monitoring and Reporting in Europe »

Weakening social cohesion in Europe? Indicators, analysis and policy implications This is the theme of the 14th Conference « Social Monitoring and Reporting in Europe » at Villa Vigoni, Loveno di Menaggio, Italy. Invited are contributions looking at social cohesion as an important topic of social monitoring and reporting from either perspective, within as well as between European societies. More specifically, the […]

12 - 14 sept 2019

ECSR Annual Conference in Lausanne, 12-14 September 2019

The European Consortium of Sociological Research (ECSR) will hold its next annual conference at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland on 12-14 September 2019. The conference theme is: Inequality over the life course The conference will host over 190 paper and 40 poster presentations of theoretically-based empirical studies in sociology. The deadline for submissions has passed (please find here the […]