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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- 1 September 2019            
    • Location: TBC
    • Description: Half-day short courses
    • Registration Deadline: TBC
  • Baylor University Institute for Oral History  Getting Started with Oral History
    • Date: 6&13 February 2019              
    • Location: Online Workshop
    • Description: Introductory course for first-time oral history interviewers
    • Registration: email BUIOH@baylor.edu
  • Emory University  Summer Institute in Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models
    • Date: 1 July - 19 July 2019         
    • Location: Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 
    • Description: Half-day short courses
    • Registration Deadline: 4 February 2019
  • Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Research Methods Festival
    • Date: TBC              
    • Location: University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
    • Description: Three-day conference every other year(Next one in 2020)
  • Emory University, The Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods Text Mining Workshop
    • Date: TBC          
    • Location: Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • Description: Three-day conference every other year
  • Emory University Rollins School of Public Health Qualitative Data Workshops  Various Workshops : 
    • Qualitative Research Methods Workshop
      • Date: TBC        
    • Mentored Qualitative Methods Workshop
      • Date: TBC
    • Qualitative Data Analysis Workshop
      • Date: TBC
    • Mentored Qualitative Analysis Workshop
      • Date: TBC
  • European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Summer School in Methods and Techniques
    • Date: 26 July - 9 August 2019          
    • Location: Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
    • Description: Courses in qualitative and quantitative methodological topics
    • Registration Deadline: 29 May 2019
  • European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Winter School in Methods and Techniques
    • Date: 22 February - 1 March 2019        
    • Location: University of Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    • Description: Six-day courses in quantitative and qualitative techniques
  • 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: 14 January - 1 February 2019 
    • Location: University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
    • Description: Three one-week courses with various methodological tracks
    • Early Bird Registration Deadline: 1 September 2018
  • International Political Science Association and National University of Singapore 8th Annual IPSA-NUS Summer School for Social Science Research Methods 
    • Date: 1 July - 12 July 2019              
    • Location: National University of Singapore, Singapore
    • Description: One-week and two-week courses in quantitative and qualitative techniques
    • Mayo Clinic Video Reflexive Ethnography in Health Care
      • Date: TBC
      • Location: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota  
      • Description: One-day and three-day workshop 
    • Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley Advanced Oral History Summer Institute 
      • Date: 5 August - 9 August 2019        
      • Location: University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 
      • Description: Presentations, panel discussions, poster presentations, and hands-on workshops
      • Proposal Deadline: TBC
      • Registration Deadline: TBC
    • QUAL-WORKS Qualitative Research Methods Workshop 
      • Date: TBC
      • Location: Emory Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 
      • Description: This workshop will provide the skills to address common concerns in conducting and evaluating qualitative research.
      • Registration Deadline: email kmuwwak@emory.edu for info
    • QUAL-WORKS Qualitative Data Analysis Workshop
      • Date: TBC
      • Location: Emory Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 
      • Description: This workshop will provide the skills to address common concerns in analyzing qualitative data.
      • Registration Deadline: email kmuwwak@emory.edu for info
    • ResearchTalk, Inc. Qualitative Writing Camp
      • Date: TBC
      • Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
      • Description: Led by Johnny Saldaña, Ray Maietta, and Paul Mihas.  Dedicate 3.5 days to your writing approach, style and project(s).
    • ResearchTalk, Inc. 16th Annual Qualitative Summer Research Intensive
      • Date: 22 July - 26 July 2019
      • Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
      • Description: Take advantage of a unique opportunity to gain both theoretical and practical understanding of qualitative inquiry.
      • Registration Deadline: 24 June 2019
    • ResearchTalk, Inc. Qualitative Inquiry Camp  
      • Date: TBC
      • Location: Carrboro, North Carolina
      • Description: Dedicate 3.5 days to improving your ability to design and execute qualitative projects and learning to remain engaged and motivated through the life of your project.
    • ResearchTalk, Inc. Qualitative Design and Data Collection Camp
      • Date: 11-14 March 2019
      • Location: Carrboro, North Carolina
      • Description: Dedicate 3.5 days to developing an active and engaged posture toward - and learning strategies for - designing and executing qualitative data collection projects.
      • Registration Deadline: 22 February 2019
    • ResearchTalk, Inc. Qualitative Data Analysis Camp
      • Date: 15-18 April 2019
      • Location: Los Angeles, California
      • Description: Learn to be truly directed by data content at this 3.5-day camp that fosters data-based decision-making, reflection and strategizing about your analysis approach.
      • Registration Deadline: 29 March 2019
      • Syracuse University Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research (IQMR) 
        • Date: 17 June - 28 June 2019           
        • Location: Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
        • Description: Two-week institute on various research methods
        • Open-Pool Application Deadline: 16 November 2018
        • 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 2019
        • Date: 7 January - 11 January 2019      
        • 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 Houston Personal Digital Archiving 2018
        • Date: TBC        
        • Location: University of Houston, Texas
        • Description: One-week institute on the methodology, theory, and practice of oral history
      • University of Michigan Teaching Undergraduates with Archives 
        • Date: TBC          
        • Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
        • Description: A forum for the intersections of research and practice, experience and experimentation.
      • University of Michigan Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques
        • Date: 3 June - 26 July 2019               
        • Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
        • Description: Two consecutive four-week sessions, one-week and three-week courses
        • Application: 15 May 2019
      • University of Michigan Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Science
        • Date: 24 June - 19 July 2019, 22 July - 16 August 2019          
        • Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
        • Description: Two consecutive four-week sessions, three-day to five-day courses
        • Registration: TBC
      • University of North Carolina Odum Institute Data Matters 
        • Date: TBC         
        • Location: North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
        • Description: A week-long series of one and two-day courses
        • Registration: TBC
      • Wilson Center’s History and Public Policy Program Summer Institute on Conducting Archival Research (SICAR)
        • Date: TBC             
        • Location: The Wilson Center, Washington, D.C.
        • Description: Four-day seminar

      Events on data management and research transparency

      • Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS) Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) 
        • Date:5 June - 7 June 2019
        • Location: TBC
        • Description: Overview of tools and best practices for social science research
        • Registration: TBC
      • CODATA International Training Workshop in Open Data for Better Science Workshop
        • PASSED
      • International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST) 45th Annual Conference
        • Date: 27 May - 31 May 2019              
        • Location: Sydney, Australia
        • Description: Program includes data specialists on a joint purpose to promote the development of long-lasting approaches
      • International Association of Scientific and Technological Libraries (IATUL) 40th Annual IATUL Conference 
        • Date: 23 June - 27 June 2019
        • Location: Perth, Australia
        • Description: Program on the future of library development work
        • Registration Deadline: 1 June 2019
      • National Data Integrity Annual Conference 
        • PASSED
      • Open Repositories (OR) Conference
        • Date: 10 June - 13 June 2019              
        • Location: Hamburg, Germany 
        • Description: Users and developers of open digital repository platforms come together for an interactive forum
      • Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit
        • Date: 15-16 May 2019               
        • Location: University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida
        • Description: Unique chance to interact with and learn from practitioners and researchers
        • Registration Deadline: 4 January 2019
      • Research Data Alliance (RDA) 13th Plenary
        • Date: 2 - 4 April 2019                
        • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
        • Description: Data professionals, researchers, industry leaders, entrepreneurs and policymakers from all disciplines and geographies.
        • Registration: TBC
      • 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.