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Following the first partial release of the 2018 ISSP data on religion the second version of tha dataset was published by GESIS. This updated dataset contains data from thirty three ISSP countries, overview information on this release can be found here. Data are available for download via the GESIS data catalogue. 
Since 9th July until 13th August, the Blalock Lecture Series of the Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research take place under the patronage of Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR). Lectures are free of charge and are held online in the local time zone between 1:30 and 4 in the morning, however, videos are uploaded to ICPSR youtube channel.
The European Social Survey (ESS ERIC) organizes an introductory meeting from the new policy webinar series.A webinar on Assessing European Social Survey data in the context of COVID-19 will take place on 15 June 2020 at 12.00 GMT. Participation in the webinar is free, after registration on the City University of London website. The event is held in English.
An updated Expert Tour Guide on Data Management training module is available for download in the Zenodo repository. Members of our data archive also participated in the preparation of the content. Content of the training module is intended for academic researchers as well as students and experts from the private sector.
Comparative social science research requires comparable data across countries. This free CESSDA webinar will explore key sources of harmonised comparative data and methods and tools for harmonising data. It will take place on Monday June 15th at 14.00 CEST.
Current state poses many questions regarding health and health care and also economic situation and impact of protective measures. Sociological research can provide us with deeper insight into current situation and impact of pandemic. Many data and information will not be known until the very end of the current crisis, however, many relevant data are already available and more will follow in the near future.
Nesstar sign-in info was changed. Your new sign-in information can be found in your user account accessible the main page of CSDA  ( when scrolling down on the right side under the button "REGISTRATION AND ACCOUNT ADMINISTRATION". To this section, sign in with your original login you used for registration and your original password you used for registration. New login and password, which you find out after signing in, are valid only for the Nesstar data catalogue.
Social Sciences & Humanities Open Cloud (SSHOC) will present the first of its series of webinars focused on the theoretical basis and the technology available for transcribing spoken language. In particular, the tutorial will focus on the role of automatic speech recognition – what are the opportunities, what are the pitfalls and to where can it be applied successfully. Date: 03 March 2020 - 14:00 to 15:00Location: SSHOC website  
Data (in Czech language) from the Czech Household Panel Study has been archived in the online repository Nesstar.