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Agata Zysiak started a new research project at ISS

Agata Zysiak has been awarded a grant from the Polish Science Center (NCN) to work at ISS on her project entitled “Trajectories of Postindustrial Cities from a Biographical Perspective: Detroit (USA) and Lodz (Poland)”. We congratulate and welcome Agata at ISS. More about the project

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Marta Marchlewska awarded Higher Education Doctoral Scholarship for Excellence in Academic Achievements

Marta Marchlewska, a Ph. D. student from ISS, has been awarded a Higher Education Doctoral Scholarship for Excellence in Academic Achievements by the Minister of Science and Higher Education of Poland. She was among 8 doctoral students from the University of Warsaw to be awarded this award in 2016. More in Polish

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Monika Zychlinska awarded a grant from the National Science Center (NCN)

Monika Żychlińska has been awarded with a reserach grant from the National Science Center (NCN) to pursue her project on identity politics of the Vietnam Women’s Memorial Project”. Congratulations!

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Conference “„Control and Agency”, November, 4-5 2016

ISS invites you to take part in the conference „Control and Agency” co-organized with the Department of Psychology of the University of Warsaw. The conference will be held on November, 4-5 2016 at the Tyszkiewicz-Potocki Palace in Warsaw. The conference will conclude the 25th-anniversary celebration of ISS taking place this year since May. Several world-class experts in the psychology of …

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The City and Social Mobilization: Rights, Actors and Fields in times of Urban Crisis

Call for contributions to Special Issue of Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations “The City and Social Mobilization: Rights, Actors and Fields in times of Urban Crisis” Special Issue Editors: Anna Domaradzka (ISS UW), David Dueñas i Cid (Univ Rovira i Virgili / ISS UW), Camilo Tamayo Gómez (Univ EAFIT) With this special issue of Voluntas we focus …

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25th Anniversary of ISS

ISS celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2016. This celebration has included a number of specific commemorative events, attending by distinguished guests such as the Director of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, Professor David Lam.  Together with the rector of the University of Warsaw, Professor Marcin Pałys, Professor Lam has signed a renewed memorandum of cooperation …

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Workshop on “Gender Equality at the University Findings from the GENDEQU Project” (22 VI 2016)

ISS UW invites you for the workshop on “Gender Equality at the University Findings from the GENDEQU Project” co-funded from Norway Grants in the Polish- Norwegian Research programme operated by the National Centre for Research and Development. Coordinator: Dr hab. Michał Krawczyk, FES UW; co-coordinator: prof. dr hab,. Renata Siemieńska, ISS UW; Norwegian partner: prof. Agnete Vabø, NIFU. Workshop will …

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Conference “”Active aging in Poland: public discourse and actions” June 9, 2016

ISS UW invites you to attend the conference “Active aging in Poland: public discourse and actions” to he held on June 9, 2016. Please confirm your participation by e-mailing iss@uw.edu.pl by June 6 (please mention the COST conference). Full program: Local Workshop Warsaw 2016

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Conference “”The University and Social Development in a World of Global Challenges” (June 14, 2016)

You are invited to attend the conference “The University and Social Development  in a World of Global Challenges” organized by The Robert B. Zajonc Institute for Social Studies (ISS UW) on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the ISS UW University of Warsaw, The New Library Building (“Nowy BUW”) 56/66 Dobra Street, room 316, June 14, 2016 (Tuesday), 10 am – 4:15 …

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Hanna Dębska awarded “START” scholarship

Hanna Dębska has been awarded the prestigious START scholarship for the young scholars by the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP). http://www.fnp.org.pl/laureaci-start-2016/ Congratulations!

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New data set avaliable at ADS: “”Who Wins…”

New data set avaliable at Archiwum Danych Społecznych. “Who Wins and Who Loses In Parliamentary Elections: From Formal Theory To Empirical Analyses”, IFiS PAN.

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Conference >Social Influence< (Sept. 12-13, 2015)

ISS UW invites you to conference „Social influence” that will take place in Warsaw on September 12-13, 205. More at http://socialinfluence.eu/ Conference program: Social_Influence PROGRAM

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Social Challenges Unit becomes part of ISS

“Social Challenges Unit” (CWS) which exists as part ISS since 2014 has now become one of its formal centers. The main mission of the Social Challenges Unit is to connect external requests for specific knowledge with university’s resource. More at CWS website at cws.uw.edu.pl/en/ and here.

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Mirosław Kofta’s Anniversary Conference

On June 20, 2015, a conference dedicated to Anniversary of Professor Mirosław Kofta is held in Tyszkiewicz-Potocki Palace at Krakowskie Przedmieście Street 26/28. The conference is organized by the Department of Psychology and ISS and entitled “From psychology of control to psychology of conspiracies. In the circle of interests and fascinations of Mirosław Kofta”.Conference program  

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Lecture “The Globalization of Inequality” by prof. Salvatore Babones (June 9, 5.30 pm)

ISS invites you to an open lecture entitled “The Globalization of Inequality” by Salvatore Babones, associate professor at the University of Sydney, which will take place at Brudzinskie Hall (Sala Brudzińskiego) in Kazimierzowski Palace (Pałacu Kazimierzowski) (Krakowskie Przedmieście Street 26/28, 00-927 Warsaw) on June 9, 2015 (Tuesday) at 5.30 pm. The lecture will be devoted to mechanism and effects of …

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Bogdan Cichomski passed away

We are deeply saddened to inform you that on May 2nd, 2015, our colleague Bogdan Cichomski passed away. Bogdan was a co-founder of the Institute for Social Studies and its long-time faculty member. He served as a head of the Center for Sociological Studies and was the forefather of the Polish General Survey Program (PGSS). Bogdan’s funeral will take place …

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The contemporary Polish nobility in European context

ISS invites you to participate in a conference entitled “The contemporary Polish nobility in European context” co-organized with the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, which will take place on May 15, 2015, 10:45 am – 4:15 pm at Staszica Palace in Warsaw (Nowy Świat 72) in room 200. Please confirm you attendance by May …

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Book Panel Discussion on M.Kennedy’s “Globalizing Knowledge” – March 24, 2015

ISS UW cordially invites you for a Book Panel Discussion on Michael Kennedy’s (Brown University) new book „Globalizing Knowledge: Intellectuals, Universities and Publics in Transformation” http://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=24607 (Stanford University Press, 2014). The panel will take place in the Brudziński Hall (Sala Brudzińskiego) at the Kazimierz Palace (Pałac Kazimierzowski), ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28, Warszawa, March 24, 2015 r. (Tuesday) at 5:30 m. Participants: Marta Bucholc (Instytut Socjologii UW), Edwin Bendyk (Polityka & DELab/ISS UW), Michał Sutowski (Krytyka Polityczna). The book will …

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Conferene of the „”Enabling the flourishing and evolution of social entrepreneurship for innovative and inclusive societies” (EFESEIIS) project

On February 17, 2015 a conference of the project „Enabling the flourishing and evolution of social entrepreneurship for innovative and inclusive societies” (EFESEIIS)  took place. Program of the conference available at Stakeholders-workshop-program-Warsaw-17th-February-2015 Picutres avaliable at: https://www.facebook.com/InstytutStudiowSpolecznych/posts/844190945629143

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ISR establised “University of Warsaw Social Science Scholars Exchange Fund”

Eugene Burnstein, a social psychologist and senior research scientist emeritus at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research (ISR), and Martha Burnstein, longtime friends of the ISS, have funded the “University of Warsaw Social Science Scholars Exchange Fund” which will bring Polish students to Michigan to study at one of ISR’s two summer programs. Burnstein hopes the fund will “stabilize …

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