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Grants | Courses | Prizes


Sustainable Urbanization — Transformations to Sustainability in Urban Contexts
International Social Science Council
Taipei, Taiwan
November 2-8, 2014
Applications: June 16, 2014. Extended: June 30, 2014

Big Data and the Quality of Life
International Social Science Council
The Medialab at Sciences Po University, Paris, France
March 18-20, 2015
Applications: November 23, 2014

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

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


pdf file 12 Doctoral Fellowships
Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences
Bamberg, Germany
Applications: October 31, 2014

3 Postdoc Fellowships in Social Science
Center for Metropolitan Studies
São Paulo, Brazil
Applications: October 30, 2014

The Science of Hope and Optimism Funding Initiative
Notre Dame and Cornell University, USA
Applications: November 1, 2014

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Applications: November 15, 2014

Individual Research Visits to European Data Laboratory for Comparative Social Research
GESIS, Cologne, Germany
Applications: December 1, 2014

pdf file Research Fellowship in European Societies and their Integration
Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, Germany
Applications: December 9, 2014

Doctoral Scholarships
Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Applications: January 23, 2015

Transformations to Sustainability
Research funding programme of ISSC International Social Science Council
Proposals for seed funding – a possible 30 grants of €30,000 each – to help researchers prepare for the full call.
Preparatory call: May 31, 2014. Open call: Mid - January 2015

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

2015 Prize in Public Interest Communications Research
College of Journalism and Communications
University of Florida, USA
Applications: November 18, 2014

2015 Peter B. Clarke Memorial Prize
Sociology of Religion Study Group of the British Sociological Association
Applications: January 31, 2015

ISA Prizes

ISA Award for Excellence in Research and Practice

Policy for ISA awards

Research Committees

RC06 Early Family Scholar Award
Research Committee on Family Research RC06

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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