Lecturers & Programme 2014

The final workshop programme 2014 is available now. Please visit IRWS Courses 2014 on this website for further information on the courses.

Workshop programme 2014:

Workshop Folder (pdf, 240 KB)
Workshop Poster (pdf, 303 KB)

Sunday, 28/09/14

16.00 h: Arrival
18.00 h: Dinner
19.30 h: Greetings & Welcome
20.30 h: Networking

Monday, 29/09/14 – Wednesday, 01/10/14

07.30 h: Breakfast
09.00 – 12.30 h: Morning  courses (offered parallel)

  1. Data Analysis with R (Marco Lehmann, University of Hamburg)
  2. Data Analysis with Stata (Tobias Gramlich, University of Duisburg-Essen)
  3. Qualitative Research Methodology and Design Strategies (Anna Brake, University of Augsburg)
  4. Expert Interviews (Betina Hollstein, University of Bremen)
  5. Introduction to Data Sets
    (SOEP: Elke Holst, German Institute for Economic Research/DIW Berlin)
    (ALLBUS: Michael Blohm, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
    (IAB Data: Stefan Seth, Institute for Employment Research/IAB)

12.30 h: Lunch

14.30 – 18.00 h: Afternoon courses (offered parallel)

  1. Spatial and Panel Econometrics (Nisar Ahmad, Timo Friedel Mitze, Torben Dall Schmidt, University of Southern Denmark/Department of Border Region Studies)
  2. Questionnaire Design (Timo Lenzner, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
  3. Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) and Fuzzy Sets (Jonas Buche, Goethe-University Frankfurt)
  4. Structural Equation Modelling with R (Holter Steinmetz, University of Paderborn)
  5. Case Study Research (Kamil Marcinkiewicz, University of Hamburg)

18.00 h: Dinner

Thursday, 02/10/14

07.00 h: Breakfast
08.00 h: Departure from Sankelmark to the University of Southern Denmark/Sønderborg
09.30-18.00 h: Courses at Alsion (offered parallel) – lunch at 13.00 h

  1. Introduction to MaxQDA (Heiko Grunenberg, Leuphana University Lueneburg)
  2. Network Analysis (Per Kropp, Institute for Employment Research/IAB)
  3. Academic Writing (Dirk Siepmann, University of Osnabrück)
  4. Mixed Methods (Udo Kelle & Elke Goltz, Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg)
  5. Theoretical and Applied Aspects of Survey Sampling (Stephanie Eckman, Institute for Employment Research/IAB)

18.30 h: Departure from Alsion
19.30 h: Dinner at a restaurant in Flensburg

Friday, 03/10/14

09.00-10.30 h: Breakfast

The 8th International Research Workshop was amongst others supported by:

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Vidensregion/Wissensregion Syddanmark Schleswig-Holstein financed by Interreg 4A Syddanmark-Schleswig-K.E.R.N.