Australian National University’s School of Sociology, School of Politics and International Relations, and the Interpretation, Method, Critique Research Cluster are hosting an online workshop, “Interpretivist Methods in the Digital Age: Methodology and Epistemology in the Social Sciences,” to be held on Friday, October 2 from 2 to 5:30pm (AEST). The workshop aims to explore the … Read more Workshop: Interpretivist Methods in the Digital Age
IMM is pleased to share the program of events for the APSA 2020 Virtual Meeting. You can download a copy of the IMM Program here (pdf). Please be sure to check the IMM@APSA page for more information regarding the IMM at APSA.
The Interpretive Methodologies & Methods (IMM) Business Meeting will take place on Friday, September 11 from 6:30-7:30 pm (Mountain Time, UTC -6). Please join us to hear reports from the IMM program and short course chairs, to learn about IMM events and other business, and to congratulate the winners of the Hayward Alker Best Paper … Read more IMM Business Meeting – APSA 2020
The newest episode of the New Books in Interpretive Political and Social Science Podcast, hosted by the IMM’s own Nick Cheesman, is now available! The episode features James C. Scott and his book, Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States (Yale University Press, 2017). You can hear the episode here and find previous … Read more New Podcast! James C. Scott’s Against the Grain
I am pleased to share the Call for Applications for the IMM’s 2020 Short Course at APSA, “The Methods Studio: Interpretivism and Epistemic Politics.” The Methods Studio Short Course is comprised of two parts: a workshop and a “crit.” The focus of this year’s workshop (Part I) is “Interpretivism and Epistemic Politics.” The “crit” (Part … Read more 2020 APSA Short Course, “The Methods Studio: Interpretivism and Epistemic Politics.”
The IMM has announced an extension for nominations for the 2020 Charles Taylor Book Award. Extended Deadline: To be considered for the 2020 award, all nominations must be received by May 1, 2020 (not April 10, 2020, as formerly announced). In addition, please note the revised submission procedure: Because committee members are currently unable to … Read more Charles Taylor Book Award – Nomination Extension
I am pleased to share episode 3 of the New Books in Interpretive Political and Social Science Podcast, hosted by the IMM’s own Nick Cheesman. This episode features the IMM Chair, Fredric Schaffer, discussing his book, Elucidating Social Science Concepts (Routledge Press, 2016). You can hear the episode here, find to previous episodes here, and … Read more New Podcast! Schaffer’s Elucidating Social Science Concepts
IMM is pleased to share an invitation to the Interpretive Methods and Methodologies Preconference Workshop at the Western Political Science Association (WPSA), Wednesday, April 8, 2020 J.W. Marriott Hotel, Los Angeles, CA. Participants in this pre-conference gather to discuss research approaches that foreground questions regarding the meanings that political actors make of events, processes, movements, … Read more WPSA 2020: Interpretive Methods and Methodologies Preconference Workshop April 8, 2020
The Interpretive Methodologies and Methods Conference Group of the American Political Science Association invites nominations for the 2020 Hayward R. Alker Award. The award recognizes the conference paper by a Ph.D. student that best demonstrates the uses of interpretive methodologies and methods for the study of the political. The award will be given to a … Read more 2020 Hayward R. Alker Award Announcement
I am very pleased to share that Nick Cheesman (Australian National University) has launched a new podcast series in the New Books Network of podcasts, on New Books in Interpretive Political and Social Science. The series explores books in the Routledge Series on Interpretive Method, edited by Dvora Yanow and Peri Schwartz-Shea, as well as … Read more Introducing the New Books in Interpretive Political and Social Science Podcast!