POLPAN Seminar: New challenges in processing and disseminating The Polish Panel Survey, POLPAN

During the POLPAN Seminar on June 11th Professor Zbigniew Sawiński (Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences) presented a talk entitled ‘New challenges in processing and disseminating The Polish Panel Survey, POLPAN.’ Abstract: The longitudinal nature of the POLPAN study results in increasing data complexity. Every five years since 1988, several hundred variables ...

POLPAN Seminar: ‘Diversity of Answers in International Surveys and the Dissimilarity of Respondents’

During the POLPAN Seminar on Monday, April 16th, Professor Tadeusz Krauze (Hofstra University, USA, Professor Emeritus) presented a lecture entitled “Diversity of Answers in International Surveys and the Dissimilarity of Respondents”. Abstract: Every society needs a substantial degree of agreement on social practices, values, and attitudes. This is an aspect of social cohesion which has ...

POLPAN Seminar: How to Use Sociological Research (Data) in Contemporary Historical Research? A Few Answers from Germany

During the POLPAN Seminar on January 9th, 2018, Dr. Piotr Filipkowski (University of Vienna / IFiS PAN) presented a paper entitled “How to Use Sociological Research (Data) in Contemporary Historical Research? A Few Answers from Germany”. Abstract: Western historiography – and German in particular – starts researching the very recent past, up to the present. ...

POLPAN Seminar: POLPAN 2018 – Preliminary issues for discussion (working meeting)

A working POLPAN seminar meeting was held on November 28, 2017. The meeting was devoted to preparations for the new wave of the study planned for 2018. The introduction to the meeting, entitled “POLPAN 2018 – Preliminary issues for discussion”, was given by prof. Zbigniew Sawiński.      

POLPAN Seminar: ‘Harmonization without a harmonized variable: The case of education’

During the POLPAN Seminar on October 24th Professor Zbigniew Sawinski (Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences)  presented a talk entitled “Harmonization without a harmonized variable: The case of education.” Download presentation Abstract: When countries differ in information loss during the harmonization process, the results of harmonization may lead to invalid ...

POLPAN Seminar: ‘The costs of parenthood and parental well-being. The case of Switzerland.’

During the POLPAN Seminar on May 17th Dr. Malgorzata Mikucka (MZES, Mannheim University & Centre for Demographic Research, Université catholique de Louvain) presented a paper titled ‘The costs of parenthood and parental well-being. The case of Switzerland.’ A co-author of the paper is Prof. Ester Rizzi (Centre for Demographic Research, Université catholique de Louvain). Abstract: Happiness literature ...

POLPAN Seminar: Social Background, School Trajectories, and Transitions to Tertiary Education

During the POLPAN Seminar on March 13th Professor Zbigniew Sawinski (Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Educational Research Institute) presented a talk entitled “Social Background, School Trajectories, and Transitions to Tertiary Education.” Abstract: Many studies have documented that academic secondary schools provide more opportunities to continue education at tertiary level ...

POLPAN Seminar: Ethnography of Household Money and Credit

During the POLPAN Seminar on January 16th Dr. Marta Olcon-Kubicka and Mateusz Halawa (Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences) will present a paper titled ‘Ethnography of Household Money and Credit.’ The meeting will be held in Staszic Palace, Nowy Swiat 72, Room 154, at 2:30 p. m. Abstract: The talk will present an ...

POLPAN Seminar: “Educational and occupational homogeneity of biographically defined social circles”

During the POLPAN Seminar on Monday, December 12,  Dr. Ireneusz Sadowski (Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences) presented a paper titled “Educational and occupational homogeneity of biographically defined social circles”. The paper was prepared by Dr. Sadowski and Professor Bogdan W. Mach. Abstract: Social structure of modern society can be studied from different perspectives. ...

POLPAN Seminar: ‘Inequality and its perception’

During the POLPAN Seminar on Monday, November 21st, Dr. Barbara Jancewicz (Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw) presented a paper titled ‘Inequality and its perception: in search of sources of multidimensionality using multidimensional scaling.’ Abstract: Researchers are trying to link income inequality with multiple negative social phenomena such as crime, distrust and even increased mortality ...