sexta-feira, 2 de dezembro de 2011


Dear All,
Today I would like to draw your attention to the following news:

A. Articles, Published in FQS in November 2011
B. From Former Issues
C. Conferences and Workshops
D. Links
E. Open Access News

Enjoy reading!
Katja Mruck

Nelly Elias, Julia Lerner (Israel): Narrating the Double Helix: The Immigrant-Professional Biography of a Russian Journalist in Israel

Thomas Hillman (Sweden): A Geography of Connections: Networks of Humans and Materials in Mathematics Classrooms Using Handheld Technology

Marisa Ponti (Sweden): Uncovering Causality in Narratives of Collaboration: Actor-Network Theory and Event Structure Analysis

Patricia Mariel Sorribas, Silvina Alejandra Brussino (Argentina): Voices That Shape the Identities of Conflicting Social Actors: A Frame Analysis of Collective Action around Labour Issues in Argentina (2002-2006)

FQS Reviews

Vanessa Garcia Diaz (Mexico): Review: Barbara Merril & Linden West (2009). Using Biographical Methods in Social Research

Reinhard Messerschmidt (Germany): Review Essay: A Discourse About Discourses of the Discoursive? Divergences and Possible Convergence of Contemporary Discourse and Governmentality Research from the Perspective of Alethurgic Discourse Analysis

Rudolf Schmitt (Germany): Review Essay: Reconstructive and Other Approaches to Metaphor Analysis

Audra Skukauskaite, Judith L. Green (USA): Review Essay: On Transparency, Epistemologies, and Positioning in Writing Introductory Qualitative Research Texts

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Jenny Weggen (Germany): Review Essay: Dialogic Introspection: Extending the Range of Empirical Research Methods through the Rediscovery of the Method of Introspection

FQS Conferences

Alexa Maria Kunz, Tilo Grenz, Paul Eisewicht (Germany): Conference Essay: The Art of Conducting Research

Claudia Scheid (Switzerland), Johannes Twardella (Germany): Conference Report: Objective Hermeneutics in Educational and Teaching Research


Now available in English too:

Franz Breuer: Predecessor-Successor Transitions in Institutional and Interpersonal Contexts. On the Development of a Theory of the Transfer of Personal Objects


18-19 January 2012, Milan, Italy
Qualitative Online 360: 2nd International Conference

11-14 March 2012, Achva Academic College of Education, Israel
XIII Workshop of Qualitative Research in Psychology (2012) "Building Bridges", organized by the Center for Qualitative Psychology

16-19 May 2012, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
Eighth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry

1-2 June 2012, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Conference "Public Ethnography: Connecting New Genres, New Media, New Audiences"

28-30 June 2012, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy
Second Global Congress for Qualitative Health Research

9-13 July 2012, The University of Sydney, Sydney Australia
8th International Conference on Social Science Methodology

24-26 September 2012, UAM Iztapalapa, Mexico
Third International Symposium in Textual and Visual Analysis Assisted by Computer (SIAVTAC)


DCGD-Program "Doctorate in Cultural and Global Criminology"

Svend Brinkmann: Qualitative Research between McDonaldization and Craftsmanship

Dear Habermas: A Public-Sphere Teaching Site

Open Letter to the European Commission on Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities Research


Open Access Success Stories, see for FQS

Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), Launch of the New Website

IFLA Open Access Taskforce Established

Call to Action: 2011 White House RFI on Public Access

Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences adopts Green ID/OA Mandate

SHERPA/RoMEO Publishers by Country: New "Country" Field in the Database of Publishers' Copyright and Self-archiving Policies

---> Texts

Open Humanities Press Publishes Twenty-one Open Access Living Books About Life

Charles W. Bailey, Jr.: Bibliographies about Open Access from Digital Scholarship

Thomas Baker et al.: Library Linked Data Incubator Group Final Report

Sunanda Creagh: Princeton Goes Open Access to Stop Staff Handing All Copyright to Journals -- Unless Waiver Granted. The Conversation

Jenny Fry, Steve Probets, Claire Creaser, Helen Greenwood, Valérie Spezi, Sonya White: PEER Behavioural Research: Authors and Users vis-à-vis Journals and Repositories. Final Report

Susan Reilly, Wouter Schallier, Sabine Schrimpf, Eefke Smit, Max Wilkinson: Report on Integration of Data and Publications

Maurits van der Graaf, Leo Waaijers: A Surfboard for Riding the Wave. Towards a Four Country Action Programme on Research Data: Report

---> Conferences/Workshops

5-6 December, Library of Congress, Washington D.C., USA
Thirteenth International Conference on Grey Literature "From Social Networking to Wealth Creation"

24-25 January 2012, Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Berlin, Germany
APE 2012 - Academic Publishing in Europe 7: "Semantic Web, Data & Publishing"

14-15 June 2012, Guimarães, Portugal
16th International Conference on Electronic Publishing "Social Shaping of Digital Publishing:
Exploring the Interplay between Culture and Technology"

Past Conferences:

Open Access Africa 2011: Speaker Presentations, Images and Poster Abstracts Available Online

---> Journals/Newsletters

Directory of Open Access Journals

The Belogradchik Journal for Local History, Cultural History and Folk Studies

First Monday, 16(11)

International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (IRRODL), 12(7)

Mother Pelican: A Journal of Sustainable Human Development, 7(10)

ScieCom info. Nordic-Baltic Forum for Scientific Communication, 7(3)

The Qualitative Report, 16(6)


FQS - Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung
/ Forum: Qualitative Social Research (ISSN 1438-5627)
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