09/03/2011 CeMeSo and the Doctoral School of Human Sciences are organizing an international PhD content seminar at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel addressing the process of designing and the practical implementation of codebooks for qualitative and quantitative content analysis.
The seminar is not intended as a one-day introduction on content analysis, but focuses on the construction of and problems with codebooks. Applicants should be familiar with the general concept and theoretical notion of working with a codebook. They are currently working on the development of a codebook, or, having implemented a codebook, came across some fundamental questions/limitations in their research.
An interdisciplinary master class with oral paper presentations by PhD students and feedback by experts.
A keynote lecture by Prof. Dr. Ben Baarda, professor in social sciences at the University of Utrecht, author of different methodological books and considered an authority in the theoretical and practical approach of methodological issues
Interested PhD students are expected to submit an abstract in English of approximately 500 words (Font: Veranda, 9 pt, line spacing 1,5) accompanied by a short curriculum of approximately 100 words (including author's name, affiliation, address, phone number and e-mail) to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 23/12/2010 (mentioning as subject: content seminar).
Applicants will be notified of the acceptance by mid January
Full papers will be expected no later than 01/03/2011 before 12pm
All participants will be asked to register at the registration module for DSh seminars at http://rd-ir.vub.ac.be/en_GB/events
Attendance is free of charge for DsH members of the organizing Doctoral School, members of the Doctoral School(s) at the VUB or UGent, VUB PhD students who are not a member of a Doctoral School, PhD students of the old PhD training programme at the UGent, and ULB PhD students.
All other participants are required to pay €25
Please note that participants should arrange their own transport and accommodation
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