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
Joseph Andrew Fisher
jaf2216@columbia.edu


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

Welcome

Meetings

10/04/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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Notes: Joint meeting with the Seminars on Studies in Religion and Brazil
11/16/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
When is a Kickback Like Fulfilling a Promise to a Saint? Religion, Traditional Culture and Corruption in Brazil
Sidney M. Greenfield, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Abstract




Notes: Joint meeting with the Seminar on Studies in Religion
12/13/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
HINGE: The Future of Religion in New York
Tony Carnes, A Journey through NYC Religions
Abstract




Notes: Joint meeting with the Seminar on Studies in Religion
02/15/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
Marxism, Publicity, Reality and the Messiah: on Living with Secularization
Ashley Lebner, Wilfrid Laurier University
Abstract




Notes: Joint meeting with the Seminars on Studies in Religion and Brazil
03/22/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
TBA
Maya Mayblin, University of Edinburgh




Notes: Joint meeting with the Seminar on Studies in Religion
04/19/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
TBA
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Notes: Joint meeting with the Seminar on Studies in Religion
05/10/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
TBA
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Notes: Joint meeting with the Seminar on Studies in Religion