CALL FOR APPLICATIONS IPSA-USP - 5th Annual Summer School in Concepts and Methods in Political Science

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS IPSA-USP - 5th Annual Summer School in Concepts and Methods in Political ScienceApplications are now open. The deadline to apply for the 2014 Summer School is October 4, 2013.The 5th season of the IPSA-USP Summer School on Methods and Concepts in Political Science and International Relations will be held at the University of São Paulo (USP) between January 27th and February 14th, 2014.  The IPSA-USP Summer School has added four courses to its roster: Introduction to Network Analysis, Multilevel Analysis, Method and Political Theory and Predicting Elections. Overall, thirteen courses will be offered in quantitative, qualitative and formal methods including two one-week refresher courses, two one-week regular courses and nine two-week regular courses. The courses offered in 2014 are:Refresher Courses (January 27-31, 2014)- Mathematics for Social Scientists (Glauco Peres, University of São Paulo)- Refresher Course in Statistics (Lorena Barberia, University of São Paulo)One-Week Regular Courses (February 3-7,2014)-          Predicting Elections:  Analytical Techniques and Illustrative Case Studies (Clifford Young, IPSOS-Washington)-          The Philosophy and Methodology of the Social Sciences (Patrick Jackson, American University)Two-Week Regular Courses (February 3-14,2014)-          Case Study Methodology – Comparing, Matching and Tracing (Derek Beach, University of Aarhus)-          Comparative Research Designs and Comparative Methods (Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Philipps University Marburg)-          Introduction to Network Analysis using Pajek (Vladimir Batagelj,  University of Ljubljana)-          Method and Political Theory (Andrew Vincent, Sheffield and Cardiff Universities)-          Mixed Methods Design (Max Bergman, University of Basel)-          Multi-Level Analysis (Iñaki Sagarzazu, University of Glasgow)-          Quantitative Methods for Public Policy Analysis (Bruno Cautrès, Science Po)-          The Experimental Approach to Political Science Research (Rebecca Morton, New York University)-          Time Series and Pooled Time Series Analyses (Guy D. Whitten, Texas A&M University)The Summer School is a partnership between the International Political Science Association (IPSA), the Department of Political Science (DCP), the Institute for International Relations (IRI) at the University of São Paulo and the Brazilian Association of Political Science (ABCP). Generous support for the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Summer Schools was provided by the IPSA, by the Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES), by the University of São Paulo, by FAPESP and by the Centro de Estudos da Metrópole (CEM).For more information, please see:

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