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Conferences, Workshops, and Training

Training in data-collection techniques and analytic methods

  • American Political Science Association (APSA) Short Courses on Qualitative and Multi-Method Research
    • Date: 29 August 2018              
    • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
    • Description: Half-day short courses
    • Early Bird Registration Deadline: 11 June 2018
  • Baylor University Institute for Oral History  Getting Started with Oral History
    • Date: 7 - 8 February 2018                 
    • Location: Online Workshop
    • Description: Introductory course for first-time oral history interviewers
    • Registration Deadline: PASSED
  • University of California, Berkeley Summer Institute in Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models
    • Date: 24 June to 14 July 2018            
    • Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    • Description: Half-day short courses
    • Early Bird Registration Deadline: 11 June 2018
  • Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Research Methods Festival
    • Date: 3 – 5 July 2018                
    • Location: University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
    • Description: Three-day conference every other year
    • Registration Deadline: 31 January 2018
  • Emory University, The Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods Text Mining Workshop
    • Date: 31 January 2018             
    • Location: Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • Description: Three-day conference every other year
    • Registration: PASSED
  • Emory University Rollins School of Public Health Qualitative Data Workshops  Various Workshops : 
    • Qualitative Research Methods Workshop
      • PASSED        
    • Mentored Qualitative Methods Workshop
      • PASSED
    • Qualitative Data Analysis Workshop
      • PASSED
    • Mentored Qualitative Analysis Workshop
      • PASSED
  • European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Summer School in Methods and Techniques
    • Date: 26 July – 10 August 2018          
    • Location: Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
    • Description: New course formats coming soon
    • Registration Deadline: 31 May 2018
  • European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Winter School in Methods and Techniques
    • Date: 2 – 9 March 2018            
    • Location: University of Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    • Description: Six-day courses in quantitative and qualitative techniques
    • Registration Deadline: PASSED
  • FCSH Digital Humanities Summer School
    • PASSED
  • German Historical Institute Archival Summer Seminar in Germany 
    • Ten-day program for U.S. advanced graduate students in German historical studies and related fields (German proficiency required)
    • Summer 2018 (offered every two years)
  • German Historical Institute of Washington Archival Summer School in the US for Junior Historians
    • PASSED
  • International Political Science Association and University of São Paulo IPSA-USP Summer School in Concepts and Methods in Political Science and International Relations  
    • Date:   
      • 8 - 12 January 2018
      • 15 - 19 January 2018
      • 22 - 26 January 2018
    • Location: University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
    • Description: Three one-week courses with various methodological tracks
    • Registration Deadline: PASSED
  • International Political Science Association and National University of Singapore 7th Annual IPSA-NUS Summer School for Social Science Research Methods 
    • Date: 25 June – 6 July 2018                
    • Location: National University of Singapore, Singapore
    • Description: One-week and two-week courses in quantitative and qualitative techniques
    • Early Bird Registration Deadline: 31 March 2018
  • Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California Advanced Oral History Summer Institute 
    • Date: 6 – 10 August 2018         
    • Location: University of Houston, Houston, Texas
    • Description: Presentations, panel discussions, poster presentations, and hands-on workshops
    • Proposal Deadline: 22 December 2017
    • Registration Deadline: 15 December 2017 
  • Mayo Clinic Video Reflexive Ethnography in Health Care
    • Date: 28 – 30 June 2018 
    • Location: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota  
    • Description: One-day and three-day workshop 
    • Registration: Now Open
  • Research Talk Qualitative Data Collection Camp
    • PASSED
  • Stanford University Personal Digital Archiving 2018
    • Date: 23 – 25 April 2018          
    • Location: University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California
    • Description: One-week institute on the methodology, theory, and practice of oral history
    • Registration: Now Open
  • Syracuse University Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research (IQMR) 
    • Date: 18 – 29 June 2018           
    • Location: Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
    • Description: Two-week institute on various research methods
    • Open-Pool Application Deadline: PASSED
    • Visit the website to find out how your institution can still nominate graduate students and faculty to IQMR
  • The Chemical Heritage Foundation Oral History Training Institute Winter 2018
    • Date: 2 – 5 January 2018          
    • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Description: Introduction to all aspects of the interview process
    • Registration: Required – email sblatt@chemheritage.org for details
  • The State University of Campinas (Unicamp) The São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Research Methods for the Humanities
    • PASSED
  • University of Michigan Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques
    • Date: 4 June – 27 July 2018                
    • Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • Description: Two consecutive four-week sessions, one-week and three-week courses
    • Application: Now Open
  • University of Michigan Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Science
    • Date: 25 June – 17 August 2018         
    • Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • Description: Two consecutive four-week sessions, three-day to five-day courses
    • Registration: Now Open 
  • University of North Carolina Odum Institute Data Matters 
    • PASSED
  • Wilson Center’s History and Public Policy Program Summer Institute on Conducting Archival Research (SICAR)
    • Date: 28 May – 1 June 2018               
    • Location: The Wilson Center, Washington, D.C.
    • Description: Four-day seminar
    • Application Deadline: 4 February 2018

Events on data management and research transparency

  • Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS) Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) 
    • PASSED
  • CODATA International Training Workshop in Open Data for Better Science Workshop
    • PASSED
  • International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST) Annual Conference
    • Date: 29 May – I June 2018                
    • Location: Montréal, Canada
    • Description: Program includes data specialists on a joint purpose to promote the development of long-lasting approaches
    • Registration: Coming soon
  • International Association of Scientific and Technological Libraries (IATUL) 39th Annual IATUL Conference 
    • Date: 18 - 21 June 2018
    • Location: Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA), Oslo, Norway
    • Description: Program on the future of library development work
    • Registration: Now Open
  • National Data Integrity Annual Conference 
    • PASSED
  • Open Repositories (OR) Conference
    • Date: 4 – 7 June 2018              
    • Location: Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana
    • Description: Users and developers of open digital repository platforms come together for an interactive forum
    • Registration: Now Open
  • Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit
    • Date: 21 – 23 March 2018                  
    • Location: Chicago,  Illinois
    • Description: Unique chance to interact with and learn from practitioners and researchers
    • Registration: Now Open
  • Research Data Alliance (RDA) 11th Plenary
    • Date: 21 – 23 March 2018                  
    • Location: Berlin, Germany
    • Description: 2.5-day Plenary meeting provide the ideal, neutral and trustworthy forum to discuss the opportunities and challenges of a global data ecosystem
    • Registration Deadline: 20 March 2018 or on-site
  • RDA EU – ENVRI Summer School on Data Management and Data Science
    • PASSED

If you organize events that would fit in either (or both) of these categories and would like us to consider adding them to our list, please email the relevant information to qdr@syr.edu.