Content and Methods of the Social Sciences

  • Founded
    1947
  • Seminar Number
    411

This seminar is concerned with methodology and theory in the social sciences as well as with its substantive results. As a rule, members and sometimes guest speakers present their current research in a manner which enlightens the seminar on various theoretical and methodological advances and helps the researcher to solve his difficulties and formulate a codified view of ongoing research in social sciences.


Chair
Mr. Tony Carnes
contentssem@aol.com

Rapporteur
Alyssa Shumaker
abs2234@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

10/05/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
The Rise of the Postsecular City II
Tony Carnes, A Journey through NYC Religions




Notes: Joint meeting with the Seminar on Studies in Religion
11/02/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
City of Gods: Religious freedom, immigration and pluralism in Flushing, Queens
R. Scott Hanson, University of Pennsylvania
Abstract




Notes: Joint meeting with the Seminar on Studies in Religion
12/07/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
A Not So Surprising Election Surprise
Sidney Greenfield, University of Wisonsin-Milwaukee
Abstract

Tony Carnes, A Journey through NYC Religions



Notes: Joint meeting with the Seminar on Studies in Religion
02/01/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
From Playboys to Dads: Brazilian Football Players as Global Pastors of Neo-Pentecostal Religions
Carmen Rial, Federal University of Santa Catarina
Abstract




Notes: Joint meeting with the Seminar on Studies in Religion
03/01/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
BROKEN COVENANT? CIVIL RELIGION AFTER DONALD TRUMP
Philip Gorski, Yale University




Notes: Joint meeting with the Seminar on Studies in Religion
04/05/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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Notes: Joint meeting with the Seminar on Studies in Religion
05/03/2017 802 International Affairs Building, Columbia University
7:30 PM
Brazilian Anthropology’s Political Challenges: Through Thick and Thin
Carmen Silva de Moraes Rial, Federal University of Santa Catarina

Miriam Pillar Grossi, Federal University of Santa Catarina
Abstract



Notes: Joint meeting with the Seminars on Studies in Religion and Brazil