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Summer Course for Research Design in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
North Carolina, USA
July 20–24, 2015
Applications: March 1, 2015

Challenges for Empirical Social Science Research: Assessing Data Quality - Identifying Structures in Complex Data
44rd GESIS Spring Seminar
Cologne, Germany
March 2-20, 2015

pdf file Long Live the Active!? A Critical Review of Active Ageing
PhD workshop of the European Sociological Association Research Network on Ageing in Europe
University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
March 23-25, 2015
Abstracts: November 15, 2014

The Quantitative Approach to the Analysis of Migration and Migrants’ Integration in the Host Society
Spring School
Turin, Italy
March 23-27, 2015
Applications: February 15, 2015

Prague Summer Schools
Prague, Czech Republic
July 4-11, 2015
Applications: March 31, 2015

pdf file Quality of Working Life and Vulnerabilities
Noisy-Le Grand, France
June 1-5, 2015
Applications: April 10, 2015

International Migration, Ethnicity and Gender: Intersectional Perspectives on Labour, Power, and Citizenship
REMESO Graduate School
Linköping University, Sweden
May 4-June 5, 2015
Applications: April 13, 2015

Structures and Events - a Dialogue between History and Sociology
7th Annual Seminar of the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology
Bielefeld, Germany
June 29-July 1, 2015
Abstracts: January 31, 2015

Summer School on Comparative Urban Studies
Research Committee 21 of the International Sociological Association
Urbino, Italy
August 16 - September 2, 2015
Applications: January 31, 2015

Power, Acceleration and Metrics in Academic Life
Prague, Czech Republic
December 2016
Applications: January 31, 2014


20 International Climate Protection Fellowships
Humboldt Foundation
Applications: March 15, 2015

pdf file Visiting Grant
Inclusive Growth Research Infrastructure Diffusion
Applications: March 15, 2015

pdf file 12 PhD Scholarships
Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences
University of Bamberg, Germany
Abstracts: March 31, 2015

Research Fellowships
The Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion
University of California, USA
Applications: April 1, 2015

6 Travel Grants for Starting Scholars from Overseas
88th Annual Meeting of the Japan Sociological Society
Waseda University, Japan
Applications: April 10, 2015

pdf file Six 3-year PhD Positions
University of Tübingen, Germany
Applications: May 31, 2015

Scholar rescue fund fellowships
The Institute of International Education's Scholar Rescue Fund
New York, United States
Applications: Accepted Any Time

Prizes and Competition

"la Caixa" Prize in Social Sciences
"la Caixa" Foundation
Applications: March 31, 2015

2015 Early Stage Family Scholar Award
ISA Research Committee on Family Research
Applications: April 30, 2015

2015 Essay Competition on Urban and Regional Themes by Young Authors
Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies
Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Applications: May 31, 2015

ISA Prizes

ISA Award for Excellence in Research and Practice

Policy for ISA awards

Research Committees

RC08 (RCHS) Junior Scholar’s Prize
Research Committee on History of Sociology RC08 (RCHS)

RC12 Adam Podgórecki Prize
Research Committee on Sociology of Law RC12

RC13 Young Leisure Scholar Award
Research Committee on Sociology of Leisure RC13

RC16 Distinguished Contribution to Sociological Theory Award
Research Committee on Sociological Theory RC16

RC16 Best Junior Theorist Paper in Sociological Theory Award
Research Committee on Sociological Theory RC16

RC24 Frederick H. Buttel International Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Environmental Sociology
Research Committee on Environment and Society RC24

RC25 Academic Excellence Award
Research Committee on Language and Society RC25

RC25 Graduate Student Award
Research Committee on Language and Society RC25

RC32 Essay Competition for New Scholars from the Economic South
Research Committee on Women in Society RC32

RC37 Best Junior Paper in Sociology of Art Award
Research Committee on Sociology of Arts RC37

RC37 Richard Peterson Lifetime Achievement Prize in the Sociology of Art
Research Committee on Sociology of Arts RC37

RC46 Outstanding Early Career in Clinical Sociology
Research Committee on Clinical Sociology RC46

RC46 Distinguished Scholarly Book Award
Research Committee on Clinical Sociology RC46

RC46 Outstanding Scholarship in Clinical Sociology
Research Committee on Clinical Sociology RC46

RC46 Distinguished Service in Clinical Sociology
Research Committee on Clinical Sociology RC46

RC46 Lifetime Achievement Award in Clinical Sociology
Research Committee on Clinical Sociology RC46

RC51 Alter Buckley Memorial Award for Excellence in Presenting Sociocybernetics
Research Committee on Sociocybernetics RC51

Working Groups

WG03 Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize for Visual Sociology
Working Group on Visual Sociology WG03



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