The Critical Realism Network directed by Professor Philip Gorski would like to invite submissions for papers and panels that advance the cause of post-positivist social science in matters of theory, methods, and /or values for the Beyond Positivism Conference 2017 (http://criticalrealismnetwork.org/beyond-positivism/ ) This conference will bring together social scientists interested in engaging critically and envisioning what a post-positivist social science looks.
Location: Montreal, Canada
Dates: 8 – 10 August, 2017
Organizers: Professor Philip Gorski (Sociology, Yale University) and Professor George Steinmetz (Sociology, University of Michigan).
Conference Plenary Speaker List: Margaret Archer, Douglas Porpora, Webb Keane, Gary Alan Fine, Claire Decoteau, Alford Young, Christopher Winship, Ruth Groff, Daniel Little, and many more. Click here to see the full list.
Call for Papers: Advance the cause of post-positivist social science in matters of theory, methods, and /or values.
Short biography (150 words or less) that includes author’s name, university affiliation, and position.
Paper Title (15 words or less)
Abstract (300-500 words)
Panel Proposals: Panels are limited to 3 presenters and proposals must include:
Panel title (15 words or less)
Brief overview of the panel session (100 – 150 words)
3 abstracts for the presentations (300-500 words)
Short biography (150 words or less) of each presenter that includes author’s name, university affiliation, and position.
Submission Deadline: January 31, 2017
Submission Instructions: Please submit your abstract in the following format to firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission Format: All submissions must be in the form of a PDF or a Microsoft Word format (.doc, .docx) in this format: Name_Short_title (e.g. rutzou_what_is_critical_realism).