For the 9th time the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) of the University of Bremen and the Jacobs University and the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP) in collaboration with the Hanse Institute for Advanced Study (HWK) are pleased to announce the “International Young Scholar German Socio-Economic Panel Symposium” to be held March 21-22, 2013 in Delmenhorst, Germany.
The symposium provides an opportunity for doctoral students and young postdoctoral researcher of all disciplines (e.g. economics, demography, psychology, sociology, public health, geography) to present empirical research in progress – carried out with panel data (especially SOEP data) – and to discuss theoretical, conceptual and empirical issues with senior researchers.
We encourage interested young scholars to submit abstracts.
Submission / Presentation Guidelines
If you would like to attend the symposium, please submit an abstract of your topic (350 words, in English) together with complete contact information.
All accepted papers will be made accessible to commentators and participants one month prior to the symposium. During the symposium each presenter will have about 20 minutes for presentation, 10 minutes comments by a senior researcher, and 15 minutes plenary discussion. The official language of the symposium will be English.
Award and Conference Fee
For the first time, we will award the Joachim-Frick Memorial Prize for the most innovative, best written and best presented symposium paper. The award comes with €200 prize money.
Catering as well as accommodation for non-locals will be provided. The conference fee is € 25.