Challenges and Opportunities in Automated Coding of Contentious Political Events

Workshop on Challenges and Opportunities in Automated Coding of COntentious Political Events (Cope 2019) @Euro CSS 2019   Collecting protest and conflict event information from news sources enables historical and comparative studies of social movements in social and political sciences. As the collection of event data covers more countries, longer...

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The Frontier Social Policy Research Symposium

We are organizing the Frontier Social Policy Research Symposium that will take place on March 1, 2019, Friday, from 10am to 5pm, at Koç University ANAMED, Beyoğlu, Istanbul. Frontier Social Policy Research Symposium will present initial findings of The Emerging Welfare research project and other ongoing social policy research projects...

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Content analysis methodology workshop

This workshop aims to finalize the codebook we will use across our countries to collect protest data. One challenge in collecting such data is separation of various protest types and more specifically, separating poor people’s collective action from other social groups. Following the Conceptualizing Poverty workshop, we will discuss measurement...

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Variable workshop

This workshop will be based on a literature review of studies focusing on welfare regimes. Abrahamson once called this burgeoning literature “the welfare modeling business”. The literature is convoluted with numerous variables and alternative conceptualisations to describe components of various welfare regime types. So, based on this workshop, we aim...

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Conceptualizing poverty workshop

This workshop will provide us with conceptualization and definitions of poverty. Later on, discussions and results from this workshop will be used in our content analysis project to measure poor people’s politics in emerging markets.

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