Newsletter – March 2018

Dear RC17 members,

Because of approaching deadlines we want to share with you the following openings and announcements. Soon, we will come back to you presenting our final program for the upcoming the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology in July in Toronto.

If you have any suggestions, announcements, publications, call for papers, for this upcoming newsletter, please contact our newsletter editor Michael Grothe-Hammer (

Research Grants

The Graduate School “Techniques of Future-Making” at the Research Cluster “Society and

Culture in Motion” (SCM), Halle (Germany) announces the following openings:


10 grants for Ph.D. students (EUR 1500/month) for 24 months with the possibility of

a 12 months extension.


Applications must be received (not postmarked) by March 31st, 2018

Beginning: October 1st, 2018


More details are to be found at


Summer School

7th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology

The 7th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology takes place 02-24 August at GESIS in Cologne, Germany. 15 courses are scheduled, among them 5 short courses and 10 one-week courses. The program is online, and registration is open at


15 scholarships by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) via CDSS as well as the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) are available. For more information on scholarships, please visit


Call for Contributions to our Newsletter

For the future issues of our Newsletter, we need your contributions. We are particularly interested in contributions on:


  • Relevant calls for papers for conferences, workshops, and special journal issues
  • Conference and workshop reports
  • New book publications
  • Brief reviews of books or seminal journal articles (approx. 200-300 words)
  • Reports from activities on organizational sociology in national associations


Please send your submissions to our Newsletter editor Michael Grothe-Hammer ( Do also not hesitate to contact Michael, if you have any other suggestions regarding our Newsletter.