We are inviting nominations for the 2020 Robert K. Merton Award. The prize will be presented at the 13th International Network for Analytical Sociologists Conference on May 30th-31st in the Gaushuin University of Tokyo, Japan.
Nominations, including self-nominations, are encouraged for papers on any topic related to analytical sociology, published in print (or online for online-only journals) during 2018 and 2019.
Papers paying special attention to the following elements will be particularly appreciated: careful research design; well-defined empirical explanatory focus; clear specification of explanatory mechanisms, detailing connections between levels of analysis; innovative and transparent methodological procedures, whether qualitative or quantitative; clarity in writing style.
The deadline for submitting papers is March 31st, 2020.
The Award Committee for the 2020 edition is:
You can download the official call for papers here.