Seminars

Seminars


GSADI organizes a regular series of seminars as part of the UAB PhD Programme in Sociology. The seminars are taught by GSADI members or invited professors and researchers. All the seminars take place at the Faculty of Political Sciences & Sociology at UAB. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.
 

2016-2017 Academic Year

  • Jürgen De Wispelaere (University of Tampere), "The Finnish Basic Income Experiment", December 2th, 2016. 12:00. Seminari C. 


2015-2016 Academic Year

  • Francisco J. León (UdG), “Reasons and biological causes. Some reflections on Boudon’s Theory of Ordinary Rationality”, November, 18th, 2015. 10:00h. Aula 6.
  • Borja Barragué (UAM), “¿Qué hay (si es que hay algo) de novedoso en el igualitarismo predistributivo?”, November, 11th, 2015. 12:00h. Sala de Juntes.


2014-2015 Academic Year

  • Jesús Zamora-Bonilla (UNED), “Why Social Sciences Are Natural – And Why They Can’t”, March, 11th, 2015  15:00h.
  • Gianluca Manzo (GEMASS), “Heuristics, Interactions, and Status Hierarchies: An Agent-based Model of Deference Exchange”, Barcelona, 3 December 2014.

 

2013-2014 Academic Year

  • Fernando Aguiar (IESA, CSIC, Córdoba), “Labor market transitions and the acknowledgement of earned entitlement: a lab experiment in the field”, 23 July 2014.
  • F. J. León Medina (Department of Business, Universitat de Girona), “Reasons and biological causes. Some reflections on Boudon’s theory of ordinary rationality”, 21 March.
  • Cristian Pérez (Department of Political Science, Washington University in St. Louis) "Motivational Strategies and Redistributive Policies", April 8th.  
  • Karl Widerquist (Georgetown University), "Property, Inequality, and the State: Some Prehistoric Myths", March 27th. 12:00am.

     

2012-2013 Academic Year

  • Mauricio Salgado, José A. Noguera, F. J. Miguel (GSADI, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), “Social Mechanisms, Agent-Based Modelling and the Evolution of Cooperation”, 30 May 2013 (IMF-CSIC building, Barcelona).
  • Axel Van den Berg (McGill University), “What Does Agency Do? A Skeptical Review of Sociological Usage”, 16 May 2013.
  • José A. Noguera (GSADI, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), “La definición de conceptos en ciencias sociales como equilibrio reflexivo”, 23 October 2012.
     

2011-2012 Academic Year

  • Nir Eyal (Harvard University), “Fair chances: the very notion”, 10 January 2012.
  • Sandra González (Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford), “Redes sociales: teoría y metodología”, seminars on 15, 17, 22 and 24 November 2011.
  • Fernando Aguiar (Instituto de Estudios Sociales Avanzados-CSIC), “Identidad social y racionalidad”, seminars on 25 and 27 October 2011.
  • Jurgen De Wispelaere (CRÉUM, Université de Montréal), “Distributive Justice in Health Policy”, 20 October 2011.
  • Jurgen De Wispelaere (CRÉUM, Université de Montréal), “Licensing Adoptive Parents”, 13 October 2011.


2010-2011 Academic Year
 

  • Bob Brecher (University of Brighton), “The Practical Ought. Two Points: Reasons, Passions and Morality”, 14 January 2011.
  • Jurgen De Wispelaere (CRÉUM, Université de Montréal), “Licensing Adoptive Parents”, 14 December 2010.
  • Francisco J. León Medina (Universitat de Girona), “Percepciones de Justicia Distributiva y Género”, 18 November 2010.
  • Jurgen De Wispelaere (CRÉUM, Université de Montréal), “Distributive Justice in Health Policy”, 9 November 2010.



2009-2010 Academic Year
 

  • Gianluca Manzo (CNRS-GEMAS, Université de Paris-Sorbonne), "The Classical Models of Relative Deprivation Revisited: An Agent-Based Model", 11 March 2010.
  • Gianluca Manzo (CNRS-GEMAS, Université de Paris-Sorbonne), "The Computational Approach to Educational Stratification: An Agent-Based Model of Educational Choices (I)", 18 March 2010.
  • Gianluca Manzo (CNRS-GEMAS, Université de Paris-Sorbonne), "The Computational Approach to Educational Stratification: An Agent-Based Model of Educational Choices (II)", 25 March 2010.
  • José A. Noguera (GSADI, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), "Efectos de framing en la elección y percepción social de las políticas de rentas", 2 June 2010.
  • Petri Ylikoski (University of Tampere / University of Helsinki), "Social Mechanisms, Causation, and Theories of Explanation", 10 June 2010.
  • Petri Ylikoski (University of Tampere / University of Helsinki), "Explanation in the Social Sciences and the Illusion of Understanding", 11 June 2010.



2008-2009 Academic Year 
 

  • Jurgen De Wispelaere (Trinity College, Dublin), "Basic Income: Reconsidering the Administrative Factor", 22 May 2009.
  • Jurgen De Wispelaere (Trinity College, Dublin), "Basic Income: A Governance Dilemma?", 21 May 2009.
  • Jurgen De Wispelaere (Trinity College, Dublin), "Political Competence and Universal Voting Rights: Why Children, Intellectually Disabled and Alzheimer Patients Should Have the Right to Vote", 14 May 2009.
  • Sandra González (GSADI & OII, Oxford), "Political Discussion Networks and the Structure of Deliberation (or How the Internet is Shaping Democratic Engagement)", 7 May 2009.
  • Sandra González (GSADI & OII, Oxford), "Replaying the Tape of History: Agent-Based Simulation as an Experimental Time Machine”, 5 May 2009.
  • Sandra González (GSADI & OII, Oxford), "The Structural Approach to Power: Mapping Connections Between the Corporate and Political Elites", 4 May 2009.
  • Luis M. Miller (GSADI CESS, Oxford), "Validez externa y validez interna en los experimentos en ciencias sociales", 2 April 2009.
  • Luis M. Miller (GSADI & CESS, Oxford), "Experimentos teóricos en ciencias sociales", 31 March 2009.
  • Luis M. Miller (GSADI & CESS, Oxford), "Experimentación en ciencias sociales", 30 March 2009.
  • F. J. Miguel Quesada (GSADI, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), "Simulación social mediante agentes NetLogo", 26-28 January 2009.
  • Javier García Polavieja (Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), "Diferencias de género en la Inversión en el trabajo: Condicionantes individuales y contextuales", 4 February 2009.
  • F. J. León Medina (GSADI, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), "Juegos de estrategia y emergencia de normas sociales. El caso de los pactos informales de resistencia obrera en el puesto de trabajo", March 2009.
  • David Casassas (GSADI, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), "Mecanismes pel disseny institucional d'una democràcia de propietaris", 26 March 2009.



2007-2008 Academic Year 
 

  • José A. Noguera (GSADI, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), "Simulación social aplicada al diseño institucional", 28 November 2007.
  • José A. Noguera (GSADI, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), "Experimentación social aplicada al diseño institucional", 19 December 2007.
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