social sciences

event: DHLU Symposium 2012 ‘Websites as sources’


How should humanities and social sciences approach, use and diffuse publicly available online sources? [read more...]



job: Data Acquisition, Preservation, Dissemination Team Leader & International Research Infrastructures Team Leader

GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences is an internationally active institute belonging to the Leibniz Association, funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research and the Federal States.

The department ‘Data Archive for the Social Sciences’ in Cologne is responsible for the acquisition of domestic and international comparative surveys on sociological and political science topics. The surveys are processed in accordance with internationally recognized standards, archived and made available for the scientific public. [read more...]

Call for Papers - Media in Motion Symposium, 29 October 2008.

Media in Motion:The Challenge of Preservation in the Digital Age

29 October 2008
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada [read more...]

event: 4th International Conference on e-Social Science


The aim of the conference on e-Social Science is to bring together leading
international representatives of the social science, e-Infrastructure/
cyberinfrastructure and e-Research communities in order to improve mutual
awareness, harmonize understanding and instigate coordinated activities to [read more...]

High-Performance Computing: An Agenda for the Social Sciences and the Humanities in Canada, John Bonnett

This paper, by John Bonnett, presents two opportunities for humanities and social science scholars to exploit High Performance Computing (HPC). Although from a Canadian perspective, this paper provides valuable insights for UK humanities scholars seeking to exploit recent advances in computer technology. [read more...]

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