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Subject: WSSR - Registration is Open: Spring 2017 Methods Workshops in Montreal



Workshops on Social Science Research

Concordia University

 

Spring 2017 Methods Workshops

May 8th – June 8th, 2017

 

 

 

This year, we have put together an expanded series of workshops in both Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods. Our selection of workshops provides both introductory-level instruction to undergraduate and graduate students, and advanced seminars designed for junior and senior-level researchers.

 

Going to CPSA? Extend your trip and enjoy Montreal in the springtime!

 

Spring 2017 Workshops on Qualitative, Interpretive and Multi-method Research 
Fundamentals of Qualitative, Interpretive and Multi-method Research

May 8th-9th - Working with Concepts in the Social Sciences - Dr. Frederic Schaffer, Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst

‎May 23rd-25th  - Mixed-methods Designs - Dr. Jason Seawright, Associate Professor, Northwestern University

Qualitative Case Study Methods

May 10th-12th - Introduction to Case Studies and Comparative Case Study Methods - Dr. Derek Beach, Professor, University of Aarhus, Denmark

‎May 15th-16th - Process-tracing Methods - Dr. Andrew Bennett, Professor of Government, Georgetown University

‎May 17th-18th - Historical Analysis and Historical Methods - Dr. Robert Adcock, Professorial Lecturer, American University's School of International Service

‎May 19th - Archival Research Dr. Robert Adcock, Professorial Lecturer, American University's School of International Service

Qualitative and Interpretive Data Collection and Analysis

May 10th-12th - Introduction to Interpretive (-qualitative) Methodologies and Methods - Dr. Peregrine Schwartz-Shea, Professor, University of Utah

‎May 15th-16th - Content/Thematic Analysis - Dr. Lea Sgier, Assistant Professor, Central European University (CEU)

‎May 17th-19th - Discourse Analysis - Dr. Lea Sgier, Assistant Professor, Central European University (CEU)

‎May 23rd - Interviews - Sébastien Dallaire, Vice President, Ipsos Public Affairs

‎May 24th-25th - Focus Groups - Sébastien Dallaire, Vice President, Ipsos Public Affairs

 

Spring 2017 Workshops on Quantitative Research Methods
May 30th-31st - Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods - Dr. Mebs Kanji, Associate Professor and Kerry Tannahill, PhD Candidate, Concordia University

June 1st-June 2nd - Modern Regression using OLS - Dr. Guy Whitten, Professor and Cornerstone Fellow, Texas A&M University

June 5th-6th - Logistic Regression Analysis: Introduction and Applications - Dr. Harold Clarke, Ashbel Smith Professor, University of Texas at Dallas

June 7th-8th - Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling for the Social Sciences - Dr. Jeff Gill, Professor, Washington University

 

Register here…


Canada 150: Exploring the State of Democracy

Also check out our other workshops and events!

 

Free Events 2017 – An Evening with…
March 16th - The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C., Chief Justice of Canada Register here…

March 30th - Lord Bhikhu Parekh, Emeritus Professor and Member of the UK House of Lords Register here…

May 8th - Honourable Jean Charest, Former Premier of Quebec Register here...
May 24th - Dr. Keith Banting, Stauffer Dunning Fellow and Professor Emeritus, Queen's University Register here…

May 25th - Dr. Richard Johnston, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Public Opinion, Elections, and Representation, University of British Columbia Register here…

 

Winter 2017 Workshops on Democratic Governance, Public Policy, and Political Theory

Registration is still open, sign up here…
January 27th - Electoral and Democratic Reform - Jean-Pierre Kingsley, Former Chief Electoral Officer of Canada

January 27th - Multiculturalism versus Group Pluralism - Dr. Avigail Eisenberg, Professor, University of Victoria

February 3th - The Parliamentary Process:  Looking Back at the Last 150 years Honourable Don Boudria, Former Government House Leader

February 3th - Preparing for the May 9, 2017 Provincial General Election: Managing a Successful Democratic Event - Dr. Keith Archer, Chief Electoral Officer of British Columbia

February 10th - An Independent Senate in the Canadian Democratic System:  What does it mean and how will it work? - Honourable Senator James S. Cowan, Senate Liberal Leader

February 10th - How Should we Govern in a Multicultural and Democratic Society:  What Policy Mix is Necessary? - Dr. Matteo Gianni, Associate Professor, University of Geneva

February 17th - Making Our Democratic System of Governance more Prudent and Efficient  Michael Ferguson, Auditor General of Canada

March 3rd - Making Good Energy Policy: Is it possible in Canadian democracy?  Honourable Stockwell Day, Former President of the Treasury Board

March 3rd - Parliamentary Reform: Do we need it? What would it look like? Honourable Senator Joan Fraser, Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament 

March 10th - The Future of the Liberals in Canadian Democracy, Under Trudeau - Amanda Alvaro, Founder of Pomp & Circumstance

March 10th - Evaluating Canada’s Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis  - Honourable Michelle Rempel, Member of Parliament, Calgary Nose Hill

March 17th - Avoiding Corruption and Scandal in the Future: Lessons to Learn from Gomery - Honourable John H. Gomery, Former Superior Court of Quebec Judge and Public Inquiry Commissioner

March 24th - The Political Theory of Trust and Distrust in Diverse Democracies - Dr. Patti Tamara Lenard, Associate Professor, University of Ottawa

March 24th - Brexit: Why It Happened and What It Means for Democracies Like Canada - Dr. Harold Clarke, Ashbel Smith Professor, University of Texas at Dallas

March 30th & 31st - Reconstituting Liberal Democracy - Lord Bhikhu Parekh, Emeritus Professor of Political Philosophy & Member of the House of Lords, UK

April 7th - Making Fiscal Policy in Canadian Democracy: What makes good ’cents’? -  Kevin Page, Former Parliamentary Budget Officer

 

Spring 2017 Workshops on Democratic Governance, Public Policy, Political Theory and Social Justice

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May 8th-9th – Feminist Policy Making – Dr. Amy G. Mazur, Claudius O. and Mary W. Johnson Distinguished Professor, Washington State University

May 8th-9th - Assessing the Role of the Canadian Government: What have we learned after 150 years? - Mel Cappe, Former Clerk of the Privy Council

May 10th-11th - Canadian Elections-Past, Present and Future: What have we learned after 150 years? - Dr. John Courtney, Senior Policy Fellow, University of Saskatchewan

May 12th - The Future of the New Democratic Party of Canada: Perpetual opposition or potential government? - Ian Capstick, Managing Partner of MediaStyle

May 12th - Directing the Agenda of the House of Commons: What's involved? - Honourable Peter Van Loan, MP and Former Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

May 15th-16th - Sustainable Welfare State Policies and Democracy  - Dr. Guy Peters, Maurice Falk Professor of Government at the University of Pittsburgh

May 17th - The Future of the Quebec Independence Movement Post-Brexit  - Martin Patriquin, Quebec Bureau Chief, Maclean's Magazine

May 19th - How to Make the Canadian Senate More Relevant to our Democracy? - Charles Robert, Clerk of the Senate and Clerk of the Parliaments

May 23rd-24th - Rethinking Canada’s Military Strategy in the 21st Century  - Dr. David J. Bercuson, Director, Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies and Associate Director, International Programs, University of Calgary School of Public Policy

May 25th-26th - Democracy, Multiculturalism and the Welfare State - Dr. Keith Banting, Stauffer Dunning Fellow and Professor Emeritus, Queen's University and Dr. Richard Johnston, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Public Opinion, Elections, and Representation, University of British Columbia

May 29th - Democracy and Inequality - Dr. Melissa Williams, Professor and Founding Director of the Centre for Ethics at the University of Toronto

May 29th-30th - The Parliamentary Process:  Looking Back at the Last 150 years Honourable Don Boudria, Former Government House Leader

June 1st-2nd - Democracy and the Protection of Language Rights – Graham Fraser, Canada's Former Commissioner of Official Languages

June 2nd - 21st Century Conservative Politics: What Should it Look Like? - Tim Powers, Vice-Chairman of Summa Strategies

June 5th-6th - Political Support and the Persistence of Democratic Regimes - Dr. Hans-Dieter Klingemann, Professor Emeritus, Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB)

June 8th-9th - Continuity and Change in Federal Elections and Canadian Democracy - Dr. Lawrence LeDuc, Professor Emeritus University of Toronto and Dr. Jon Pammett, Professor Carleton University

June 13th - City Sovereignty and Global Urban Governance When Nations Stop Functioning  - Dr. Benjamin R. Barber, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Fordham University Urban Consortium President and Founder, The Global Parliament of Mayors Project

June 14th - The Social Media and Elections: What are the challenges? - Yves Côté, Commissioner of Canada Elections

June 14th-15th - Indigenous Methodologies - Dr. Margaret Kovach, Associate Professor at the College of Education, University of Saskatchewan and Dr. Elizabeth Fast, Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Human Sciences

June 15th-16th - How Should we Govern in a Multicultural and Democratic Society: What Policy Mix is Necessary? - Dr. Matteo Gianni, Associate Professor, University of Geneva

 

Fall 2017 Workshops on Democratic Governance, Public Policy, Political Theory and Social Justice

Registration will be available soon…
September 15th - Where are all the Women? Understanding the Relevance of Gender in Canadian Politics - Dr. Joanna Everitt, Professor, University of New Brunswick in Saint John

October 13th - The Politics of Legalizing Marijuana: What's involved? – Honourable Anne McLellan, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Chair of the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation

And many more coming soon…

 

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