The 3rd Annual Conference of the POLTEXT international text mining community was held on September 13-15 at Waseda University in Tokyo. Organized by Kohei Watanabe, Lisa Lechner and Miklós Sebők (the principal investigator of the POLTEXT project at the Centre of Social Sciences, Budapest) the event featured tutorials and presentations by three other researchers of CSS: Márton Bene, Zoltán Kacsuk and Martina Szabó. For more information see poltextconference.org and poltext.tk.mta.hu.
Certificate of Research Excellence
Since the Centre for Social Sciences has complied with the requirements of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences which follow international standards it has been authorised to use the label Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre of Excellence, according to the Certificate of Excellence awarded recently.
Márta Kiss, Katalin Rácz (2019): The Role of Local Governments in the Development of the Local Economy: International Findings in Light of Hungarian Case Studies.
New Call for Applications: International Ethnic and Immigrant Minorities’ Survey Data Network Training School
Many of our researchers attended at ECPR General Conference held in Wrocław, Poland from 3 to 7 September
The study of political phenomena has attracted scholars from different disciplines (such as comparative politics, political economy, political sociology and political communication), who approach intertwined questions from distinct perspectives. The resulting discourses, however, rarely engage with each other, while a comprehensive understanding of politics requires the joint application of diverse theoretical and methodological approaches, as well as syntheses of their results. This year’s instalment of our graduate conference, organised for the fifth time, aims to promote joint discourse and reflection by providing a forum for doctoral candidates and (post)graduate students engaged in political research
This weekend at APSA, Bryan Jones accepted the Lijphart/Przeworski/Verba award for best dataset on behalf of Comparative Agendas Project for its important contribution to comparative politics. The Hungarian CAP team was represented by its research director, Miklós Sebők
Call for Papers: Passionate Europe. An expressive turn in European parliamentary election campaign communication and media discourses
23 August, 2019
The 2019 Annual Meeting of Gypsy Lore Society and Conference on Romani Studies at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík
Our colleague, Péter BOGDÁN will attend and present the paper entitled Ethnic support groups and the minority culture of (educational) mobility: An institutional ethnography from North Hungary, written together with Judit DURST.
The event will take place at the University of Iceland, 15-17 August 2019.
The conference program can be read here.
Book panel on Christopher McCrudden’s “Litigating Religions – An Essay on Human Rights, Courts, and Beliefs”
Written by Melanie Kay Smith (Institute for Social Sciences)
1 April, 2019
No Sword Bites So Fiercly as an Evil Tongue? Gossip Wrecks Reputation, but Enhances Cooperation (EVILTONGUE)
An introduction with video to the project funded by the European Research Council
The research team provides professional-methodological support for district and settlement programs aimed at improving children's chances and preventing the reproduction of disadvantages in the framework of a European Union co-financed consortium tender (EFOP-1.4.1-15 "Professional Support for Integrated Program for Children"). The primary objective and task of the research group is to assist the planning of Hungarian social policy interventions with policy-oriented research, analysis and evaluation.