Call for papers for RC33 Regional Conference on Social Science Methodology: Asia - 2017, 11-14 Sept, Taipei (Taiwan)


Deadline: 5th February, 2017

Dear colleagues,

The 1st RC33 Regional Conference on Social Science Methodology: Asia, hosted by the Center for Survey Research, RCHSS, Academia Sinica, will take place on September 11-14, 2017 in Taipei (
RC33 is Research Committee on Logic & Methodology of International Sociological Association (ISA), see

We would like to invite you to present a paper on conventional and innovational methods for qualitative, quantitative, or mixed approach.

Abstract Submission: Through JANUARY 31, 2017 Conference Date: September 11-14, 2017 Conference Venue: Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Submit your abstract online:

Conference Sessions:
•    Spatial Analysis
•    Process-Oriented Micro-Macro-Analysis: Mixing Methods in Longitudinal Analysis and Historical Sociology
•    Cultural Response Styles
•    Conducting Research in Chinese Organizations
•    Simulation of Complex Societal Systems: a Methodological Challenge
•    Address-based Sampling for Social Survey with Improved Study Design and Technology
•    Semi-standardized Data Collection Methods and Data Quality in Survey Research
•    New Developments in the Use of Quantitative Organizational Data
•    Social Science Methodology for Research on Women’s Careers
•    Cross-National Studies of Social Attitudes as Modernization Indicators: Measuring and Analyzing Family Values, Gender Roles, and Sexual Norms in Asia
•    Assessing the Quality of Survey Data
•    Reflecting on Failed Research
•    Sampling and Data Collection Practices on Special Populations
•    Collecting Rich Paradata to Monitor Data Collection Quality: Case Studies from Asian Countries
•    Ethical Issues in the Modern Era of Data Use and Collection
•    Extrapolating Hidden Linguistic Essentials of Cognitive & Non-cognitive Items in Large Scale Surveys
•    Reciprocal Causality between Public Opinion and Social Policy
•    Towards More Visual Research Methodologies?  (Co-session with WG03)
•    Prospects and Limitations of Mixed Methods Research
•    Contemporary Ethnographic Practice
•    Empirical Survey Research on Socio-economic Inclusive Development: Asian Perspective
•    Recent Advances in Analyzing Social Network Data Collected via Online Social Media and Mobile Devices
•    Linking Biography and Life Course Analysis
•    Open Session

We look forward to welcoming you in Taipei

Organizing Committee
Dr. Pei-shan Liao, Center for Survey Research, RCHSS, Academia Sinica Dr. Su-hao Tu, Center for Survey Research, RCHSS, Academia Sinica Prof. Dr. Fumiya Onaka, Department of Studies on Contemporary Society, Japan Women’s University

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