RC33 Conference 2016

9th International Conference on Social Science Methodology

11-16 September 2016

Welcome to Leicester

The University hosted the 9th International Conference on Social Science Methodology in September 2016 with over 250 international delegates attending this week long conference. The conference site is now archived however certain pages can still be viewed for information purposes only.

  • See a virtual tour of our conference facilities here

Key Dates and Deadlines

Close call for session proposals 31 July 2015
Acceptance of session proposals 15 September 2015
Call for papers /abstracts submission 9 November 2015
Close of call for papers /abstracts submission 21 February 2016
Finalise sessions and presentations 15 March 2016
Open registration Now open (Fee info)
Close full paper submissions August 2016
Start conference 11 September 2016

About RC33

The International Sociological Associaton (ISA) Research Committee RC33 on Logic and Methodology was established in 1973.

  • To develop professional contacts between sociologists interested in logic and methodology in sociology.
  • To encourage the worldwide exchange of research findings and theoretical developments.
  • To promote international meetings and research collaboration in the field of logic and methodology in sociology.

RC33 organised the first International Conference on Social Science Methodology in Amsterdam in 1984. Subsequently, the conference has been held every four years.

University of Leicester Organising Committee

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Previous Conferences

8th conference
2012, Sydney, Australia

7th conference
2008, Naples, Italy

6th conference
2004, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

5th conference
2000, Cologne, Germany

4th conference
1996, Colchester, UK

3rd conference
1992, Trento, Italy

2nd conference
1988, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia

1st conference
1984, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Contact Details

Academic Programme: Professor John Goodwin (jdg3@le.ac.uk)

Fees, Finances and Registration: Professor Jason Hughes (Jason.hughes@le.ac.uk)

Paper submission and Website: Laurence Droy (ld190@le.ac.uk)

General Enquiries: Tarine Felix (tf97@le.ac.uk)

Department of Sociology
University of Leicester
University Road

Next Key Date

Full paper submission: The full paper submission portal is now open.

Registration: Registration is now open.