Call for paper
EUSOC autumn 2019
October 2019, Telč
PhD students in sociology, political science, European studies, public policy (or public economics), social policy and social work, media studies, social psychology and other social sciences from universities associated in EUSOC are invited to submit their papers to the 18th EUSOC international seminar.
See our call with detailed information:
Participation in the seminar will enable you
to get useful feedback to your thesis from eminent European professors;
to establish contacts with the best qualified specialists from the European Universities;
to have opportunity to compare your work with students from the other European Universities;
to get ETCS credits when you take part in the seminar. This applies for the students of Faculty of Social Studies (Brno). Students from the other universities can ask for the same possibility also at their universities/departments.
How to enrol
Send the abstract and extended abstract of the paper written in English. Length of the abstract: 5 – 10 lines, extended abstract 550 – 750 words.
The abstract should characterize the problem and research question in focus, method, key hypothesis and if possible the main finding(s).
The structure of the extended abstract: the problem, theoretical background, the research question and its relevance in a context, hypotheses, methodology, findings (assumptions about findings), conclusions and discussion in a broader context.
A paragraph characterising the content of your PhD thesis and another paragraph which indicates how your paper fits into your PhD thesis (which part, how it helps to develop the thesis).
What is expected at EUSOC conference
presentation of your paper: There are 50 minutes for presentation and discussion of particular paper. Your presentation should take 15 - 20 minutes max. Prepare PowerPoint presentation please. It is good to have it on flash disk + online as a backup
providing the feedback to your peer: The feedback should take 5 minutes max. It is good to have the main points written, your reviewee might appreciate to get main points on the paper, especially, if you recommend to study some relevant books or articles. I will let you know, which paper you will provide feedback to, as soon as we'll get all papers.
contribution to discussion: your active presence at the academic part of the program is obligatory. You should read papers of your colleagues before the seminar, to be ready for discussion.