CfP: Meeting of the Network for the History of Empirical Social Research (NHESR). Lisbon, 27-28 June 2019

The Network for the History of Empirical Social Research (NHESR) was created in the late 1980s by members of the Research Committee on the History of Sociology (RC08), an official section of the International Sociological Association (ISA). Every two years since the first meetings in 1988 in Paris and Cambridge, NHESR members have met in order to present their ongoing research. In 2019, our meeting will take place at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

We are seeking for interested scholars to join our 2019 meeting and present and discuss their work. We will welcome papers based on empirical research, methodological or theoretical thinking in the fields of the history of sociology, of social sciences and especially of empirical social research addressing one or more of the following issues:

(1) Methods, surveys, data, theories;
(2) Institutes, social scientists, journals, scientific networks, associations, congresses, teaching social sciences.

PhD candidates and early career researchers are strongly invited to send proposals for the meeting. Proposals must contain an abstract (max. 1 page), a title and a CV and should be sent until February 1st, 2019, to The decision of the organizing committee will then be announced in March 2019.

Organizing committee: Frederico Ágoas (CICS.NOVA FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, local organizer), Alexander Knoth (University of Potsdam, Network coordinator), Léa Renard (University of Potsdam & University Grenoble Alpes, Network coordinator)