The Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS) was established in 2010 to create an innovative working and learning environment for exceptionally qualified doctoral researchers.



UPCOMING DATES & EVENTS



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17.07.2019 Internal Coffee Meeting 15:00-16:00, FG1/00.06
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17.07.2019 Executive Committee Meeting
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17.07.2019 Graduate School BBQ
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24.07.2019 Internal Coffee Meeting 15:00-16:00, FG1/00.06
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28.07 - 09.08.2019 Summer Institute in Computational Social Science
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31.08.2019 Final Submission Date for Reimbursement Documents
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31.08.2019 Final Submission Date for Scholarship Applications
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CALL FOR APPLICATION

THE APPLICATION PORTAL IS NOW OPEN UNTIL 31 AUGUST 2019

It is now possible to hand in an application for 2 DAAD GSSP Scholarships thus becoming a regular member of the Graduate School.

The Scholarships are available from 01 April 2020. DAAD scholarships for international candidates are available for three years. We are inviting applications by highly qualified graduates from the fields of Sociology, Psychology, Educational Science, Political Science, Labour and Educational Economics, Demography and Statistics.

Please read the application information carefully before applying!

 

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UPCOMING EVENT

GUEST LECTURE

Andreas Jungherr, University of Constance


On 29 July, Andreas Jungherr will be talking about:

"Normalizing Digital Trace Data: Why we must break with supposed exceptionalism in the work with digital trace data"


Andreas Jungherr is an assistant professor for Social Science Data Collection and Analysis at the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Constance. In his research, he examines the impact of digital media on politics and society. He has worked on the uses of digital media and technology by publics, political actors, and organizations in international comparison. He also addresses challenges for scientific research in reaction to digital change in order to realize opportunities emerging from new data sources and analytical approaches. 

The guest lecture is part of the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (SICSS), however, all interested scholars and students are invited to join the talk given by our guest speaker.

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Place & Time: FG1/00.08, 16:00-17:30


UPCOMING EVENT

GUEST LECTURE

Fariba Karimi, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences

On 31 July, Fariba Karimi will be talking about:

"Application of Network Analysis on Addressing Societal Challenges"


Fariba Karimi is a research scientist at GESIS - the Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences since March 2015. The focus of her research is on applying network theory to address societal challenges. Currently, she is investigating the impact of network structure on the ranking, visibility of groups and minorities, and perception biases. In addition, she is analyzing network structure of academic collaboration with regards to gender differences and academic success.

The guest lecture is part of the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (SICSS), however, all interested scholars and students are invited to join the talk given by our guest speaker.

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Place & Time: FG1/00.08, 16:00-17:30


UPCOMING EVENT 

GUEST LECTURE

Ridhi Kashyap, University of Oxford


On 02 August, Ridhi Kashyap will be talking about:

"Measuring Global Gender Inequality Indicators using Large-Scale Online Advertising Data"


Ridhi Kashyap is an associate professor of Social Demography at the Nuffield College at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Her research explores the interaction between social inequalities and demographic processes. Additionally, she is interested in how digital and computational innovations, both as a set of models and new types of data sources, can contribute to the social sciences. She specifically explores how digital trace data can be leveraged to measure development and gender inequality indicators.

The guest lecture is part of the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (SICSS), however, all interested scholars and students are invited to join the talk given by our guest speaker.

+ More Information on SICSS

Place & Time: FG1/00.08, 16:00-17:30


UPCOMING EVENT

RESEARCH WORKSHOP

Summer Institute for Computational Social Science

The Graduate School is proud to host a partner event for the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science with Princeton University. Starting on 28 July, the two-week programme will offer insights into a wide range of topics such as web scraping, collecting digital trace data, and automated text analysis.

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THE GRADUATE SCHOOL INSIGHT

THE MEMBERS

Meet our Doctoral Students

Visit the profiles of our doctoral fellows and gather information about their respective dissertation projects, academic backgrounds and experiences. Additionally, learn about their publications and contributions to workshops and conferences.

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THE GRADUATE SCHOOL INSIGHT

ALUMNI PROGRAMME

Our former Doctoral Students

Meet the doctoral students, who have already successfully acquired their doctoral title and encounter the subject of their dissertations and their career paths. As an Alumna/Alumnus, subscribe to our Alumni Mailing List and receive regular updates about the Alumni Programme, events and new developments at the Graduate School.

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COLLABORATIONS

ECPR WINTER SCHOOL

METHODS AND TECHNIQUES

The Graduate School is privileged to host the ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques since 2015. With almost 50 courses and roughly 500 participants the event is a considerable success every year. One of the academic convenors, Benoît Rihoux states that the Winter School is designed to be all-encompassing. He shares some insights and his vision in an interview.

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THE GRADUATE SCHOOL INSIGHT

THE RESEARCH WORKSHOPS

Exploration and Innovation

The research workshops allow doctoral students and faculty members to gather researchers from all over the world to discuss and explore the issues that are crucial for their research.

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THE GRADUATE SCHOOL INSIGHT

PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS

Discover recent Publications of our Doctoral Fellows

 

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THE GRADUATE SCHOOL INSIGHT

THE GRADUATION TALKS

Read the Interviews with our Doctoral Students

Our doctoral students talk about how they successfully composed their PhD thesis and give interesting insights on how life is around the Graduate School as well as valuable experiences they made during their time as doctoral fellow.

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THE GRADUATE SCHOOL INSIGHT

THE RESEARCH TALKS

Researchers describe their Path and Challenges in their Career

Researchers from all over the world give interviews to describe their research topics as well as talk about situations and aspects that shaped their life as researchers and let them to the current point of their career.

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EVENT REVIEW

RESEARCH EXHIBITION

IN ESSENCE. PERSONALITIES OF RESEARCH

The Graduate School wants to provide a framework for research realization and furthermore aims to promote the works and the researchers themselves. To showcase their work, we developed the concept of a research exhibition where the individually designed research portfolios are featured next to the portraits. The exhibition was successfully on display three times and is now availiable online.

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FEATURE

NOW _RESEARCH TALKS

THE GRADUATE SCHOOL'S ONLINE MAGAZINE

With the new online magazine we want to create a source of inspiration on how careers can be shaped and research projects can be brought to life. Leveraging vocational biographies of respected researchers and personalities as well as those of recent graduates, the articles and interviews focus on the researcher behind the project. Read up on exiting background stories and leaf through interviews, essays, graduation talks and insights into research projects.

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