Sociology

NETA Annual Convention 2016 at Harvard

NETA Annual Convention 2016 was held at Harvard University on Saturday, April 2, 2016 PROGRAM 9:00        Breakfast [Hall] 9:45        Welcome [Room B103] 10:00     Discipline specific sessions I Education [B110] Economics [B107] Computer Science [B105] Engineering [B101] Biology [B109] Natural Sciences [B104] Social Sciences [B108] 11:15     Coffee Break … → Read More

NETA Turkish Studies Workshop 2014

The second annual "Turkish Studies Workshop" will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Niagara University. This interdisciplinary workshop will bring together scholars on Turkey to share, discuss, and provide feedback for ongoing research in any aspect of Turkish studies. During this one-day workshop short presentations will be followed by discussant comments and Q&A. The workshop is open to all fields in… → Read More

NETA Turkish Studies Workshop

"Turkish Studies Workshop" will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Columbia University. This interdisciplinary workshop will bring together scholars on Turkey to share, discuss, and provide feedback for ongoing research in any aspect of Turkish studies. During this one-day workshop short presentations will be followed by discussant comments and Q&A. The workshop is open to all fields in social studies, in… → Read More

CESS 2012 Book Prize Announcement

The CESS book prize for 2012 is awarded to the author of the best social science book on Central Eurasia published in 2010 or 2011. This year’s prize goes to Johan Rasanayagam forIslam in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan: the morality of experience (Cambridge UP). The panel was comprised of Paul Stronski, Bhavna Dave (SOAS) and David Montgomery (Pittsburgh) with John Heathershaw (Exeter) acting as a non-voting chair. … → Read More

The Physics of Spilled Coffee

Scientists face many obstacles on the path to greater knowledge. But new research suggests how to avoid one of the more common pitfalls: spilled coffee. "I cannot say for sure if coffee spilling has been detrimental to scientific research to any significant extent," says study author Rouslan Krechetnikov, a mechanical engineer at the University of California, Santa Barbara. "But it can certainly be disruptive for… → Read More

Microsoft Wants Students To Give Office A Try, Gives Them Up To 6 Free Months Of Office 365

With Office 365 out of the door, Microsoft has now set its sights on getting more college students to give it a try. The company, which already makes a heavily discounted $80/4 years version of Office 365 University available to students, just announced a new offer that gives college students three months of free Office 365 access, plus another three months when they also share the offer on Facebook. In addition, stu… → Read More

Turkish Islamic Communities in Germany and the Netherlands

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