Upcoming Events


The Ohio State Summer School in Social Sciences

We are organizing the 12th edition of the OSU Summer School in the Social Sciences “Central and Eastern Europe in Comparative Perspective: Assessing Social and Political Change”  in Poland, June to July of 2019.

Summer School Students will earn 12 semester credit hours for: SOC 3549: Statistics in Sociology (3 credit hours), (b) its application to substantive problems pertaining to social and political change in Central and Eastern Europe, subsumed by the SOC 4699: Undergraduate Research in Sociology (6 credit hours), and (c) SOC 5503 Social Change in Central and Eastern Europe (3 credit hours).

The Summer School organizers work closely with students in helping students apply for OSU and extra-OSU funding for covering costs the Program incurs. In each of the last five years, many of our OSU students enrolled in the Warsaw Summer School received funding from OSU and/or other sources. For questions about the OSU Study Abroad in Warsaw, please contact Dr. Irina Tomescu-Dubrow (tomescu.1@osu.edu).  Please see the OSU OIA website for more information, and the Summer School website for information on previous editions.


“Politics and Inequality across Nations and Time: Theoretical and Empirical Approaches”

Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences

December 12 – 14, 2018 in Warsaw, Poland

The event is part of the research project, “Political Voice and Economic Inequality across Nations and Time,” funded by Poland’s National Science Centre. The project is designed to construct measures of political voice and to explore how voice relates to economic inequality in cross-national and over-time perspectives. The conference in December 2018 will bring together young and established scholars of the social sciences from the U.S., Latin America, and Europe. We will discuss preliminary measures in the Political Inequality Database POLINQ and other works in progress. Presentations will be on substantive and methodological issues related to political voice and economic inequality.