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Wissenschaftliches Netzwerk „Die Soziologie soziologischen Wissens“
Research network „The sociology of sociological knowledge“

My response to Nick Gane is now published in ⁦@BJSociology⁩ ‘What makes for a successful sociology? A response to “Against a descriptive turn”’ https://t.co/BKHCgXlQxY

Against a descriptive turn in sociology: Responding to @MikeSav47032563 and Burrows, Gane sketches out current challenges of sociological research in the face of new forms of methodological expertise and 'big data', in @BJSociology https://t.co/TNo9PC3Phv

Dear #soctwitter #AcademicTwitter, my colleague @rahel_estermann and I are organizing a net- and co-working event for "Women in Computational Social Science", 14th-16th May 2020, taking place in Lucerne, Switzerland.

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A Crisis of Sociology or Just a Crisis of Academic Sociology? Some interesting contributions on the profession of sociology and on sociological education and job markets in the new themed section of International Review of Sociology: https://t.co/0s1Ymm6NdQ

Today's episode of @socannex talks about the role of classical theory in our graduate curricula, featuring @seth_abrutyn from @UBCSociology @UBC
https://t.co/fH0ND1EfSP

The sociologist: a profession without a community? New paper in International Review of Sociology argues for the need to construct a community of interest that includes practitioners and academic sociologists https://t.co/ggOYfJUr1n

Well worth reading!! Opens new questions in the sociology of evaluation! https://t.co/6TSGX4v4YM

Today at 'When Does Explaining Become Explaining Away? Compassion, Justification and Exculpation in Social Research' @CRASSHlive - I'll be discussing the next two papers but will do my best to Tweet intermittently! https://t.co/cOamd4HG24

1. There's a tension in qualitative work, esp. ethnography, between telling stories (often important stories about social problems) and making arguments. "What's the argument" is something I hear a lot when discussing cases for job search, in reviews of articles etc. A thread.

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