Research Committees

RC33 Logic and Methodology

Established in 1973


To develop professional contacts between sociologists interested in logic and methodology in sociology; to encourage the worldwide exchange of research findings and theoretical developments; to promote international meetings and research collaboration in the field of logic and methodology in sociology.

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Board 2014-2018

President Nina BAUR, University of Berlin, Germany,
Secretary and Designated President Vera TOEPOEL, Utrecht University, Netherlands,
Vice-Presidents Finances Wander VAN DER VAART, University of Humanistic Studies, Netherlands
Membership Emanuela SALA, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Italy
Information Karl VAN METER, Lasmas-CNRS, France
Conferences John GOODWIN, University of Leicester
ISA World Congress Programme Coordination Claire DURAND, University of Montreal, Canada
ISA Forum Programme Coordination Martin WEICHBOLD, University of Salzburg, Austria
Vice-Presidents at large Adriana GARCIA ANDRADE, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico
Claire WAGNER, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Fumiya ONAKA, Japan Women's University, Japan
Pei-Shan LIAO, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Yashwant DESHMUKH, India
Past President Katja LOZAR MANFREDA, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia


RC33 publishes twice a year (April and October) its RC33 Newsletter as the opening part of the bilingual English-French scientific quarterly journal Bulletin of Sociological Methodology/Bulletin de Méthodologie Sociologique.


Dues USD 60 (USD 20 discount) for a 4-year period.
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