[Compasss-announce] [correct link] Newsletter 47 (25 May 2018)

Benoit Rihoux benoit.rihoux at uclouvain.be
Fri May 25 15:00:38 EDT 2018

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To access COMPASSS Newsletter 47 (25 May 2018): go to 
http://www.compasss.org/newsletter.htm   -- or direct link: 
*http://www.compasss.org/newsletter/47.pdf*   .

*An unformatted version is also available below*.

As you can see the coming summer months are particularly 'high season' 
this year for QCA-related training & events!

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Benoît Rihoux & Claude Rubinson, on behalf of the COMPASSS management team


Nr.47 (25 May 2018)
COMPArative Methods for
Systematic cross-caSe analySis


*Main items: **
**1. QCA training**
**2. Events**
**3. Publications and bibliographical database*

*--1. QCA training *
*See: http://www.compasss.org/training.htm *
•     Magdeburg (Germany), 23 May 2018, Necessary Condition Analysis 
(NCA) – Ein neuer Blick auf Kausalität und Datenanalyse (in German), 
Sven Hauff
•     Ann Harbour (MI, USA), 4-6 June 2018 (ICPSR Summer Programme), 
Qualitative Comparative Analysis, Ingo Rohlfing
•     México City (Mexico), 4-15 June 218 (IPSA-FLACSO Mexico Summer 
School), Comparative research designs and comparative methods, Dirk 
•     Reykjavik (Iceland), 18-19 June 2018 (EURAM Conference), Necessary 
Condition Analysis: Theory and applications (TED talk & workshop), Jan Dul
•     Rotterdam (Netherlands), 2 July 2018, Necessary Condition Analysis 
(NCA) – Theory and Practice, Jan Dul
•     Bath (UK), 3 July 2018 (ESRC Research Methods Festival), Mixed 
Methods: Introduction and Specific Methods, Wendy Olsen
•     Budapest (Hungary), 26–28 July 2018 (ECPR Summer School), Seasoned 
Scholars Workshop: Multi-Method Designs, Case-oriented and Comparative 
Methods, Benoît Rihoux
•     St. Petersburg (Russia), 30 July – 3 August 2018 (IPSA-HSE Summer 
School), Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA), Markus B. Siewert
•     Budapest (Hungary), 30 July – 10 August 2018 (ECPR Summer School), 
Qualitative Comparative Analysis and Fuzzy Sets, Ioana-Elena Oana and 
Carsten Schneider [only few seats left]
•     Budapest (Hungary), 30 July – 10 August 2018 (ECPR Summer School), 
Case Study Research: Method and Practice, Ingo Rohlfing
•     Chicago (IL, USA), 10 or 11 August 2018 (Annual Meeting of the 
Academy of Management), Necessary Condition Analysis (NCA): Logic, 
Theory, Methodology, and Applications, Jan Dul, Stefan Breet & Henk van Rhee
•     Florence (Italy), 26-30 August (to be determined) (IEA Congress), 
Identifying critical success factors of ergonomics programs. Necessary 
condition analysis (NCA) and its application to Prevention and 
Management of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders, Jean Mangharam & 
Jan Dul

*--2. Events**
**See: http://www.compasss.org/events.htm *
In chronological order:
•     Wuppertal (Germany), 28-30 May 2018, International QCA Summer 
Workshop 2018
•     Wuhan (China), 17 June 2018, IACMR: QCA Principles, Application 
and Paper Development Workshop
•     Munich (Germany), 20 June 2018, Colloquium on QCA in International 
•     Reykjavik (Iceland), 20-23 June 2018, EURAM conference 2018: 
Symposium on Methodological Innovation: Necessary Condition Analysis
•     Tallinn (Estonia), 5-7 July 2018, EGOS Conference Sub-theme 42: 
Analyzing Causal Complexity: A (Neo-)Configurational Perspective on 
•     Chicago (IL, USA), 10-14 August 2018, Professional Development 
Workshop: Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) for Research on 
Organizational Configurations
•     Turin (Italy), 6-7 September 2018, SISP Annual Conference: 
Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) in Contemporary Political Science

*--3. Publications and bibliographical database**
**See: http://www.compasss.org/bibliography.htm *
•     the WorldCat listing for books now contains 63 books.
•     the development of the integrated Zotero database for journal 
articles is making further progress, largely thanks to the work of 
Thomas Laux (University of Bamberg), in coordination with Claude 
Rubinson. All of the methodological articles have now been added to the 
database, as well as empirical applications from 2017 onwards. The 
database now contains 712 articles. In addition to this, a list of 512 
empirical application articles published up till 2016 can be consulted.
•     Benoît Rihoux and Charles Ragin's (eds) /Configurational 
Comparative Methods/ has been translated into Chinese – see post on 

On behalf of the whole COMPASSS management team (see composition at: 
Prof. Benoît Rihoux

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