The 2015 IACR Annual Conference

"Critical Realism: Reimagining Social Science"
 at the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame/South Bend, Indiana, USA
27-30 July 2015
"What difference does critical realism make for how we do our empirical work?" More work must be done on how Critical realism may re-orient practical Research.
Papers applying a critical realist approach are invited on all topics, but in particular papers that focus on the practical, analytical and methodological implications of critical realism.

The Conference program will include a memorial for Roy Bhaskar (1944-2014) 
 Details about conference registration, paper submissions, housing and more:  http://csrs.nd.edu/events/iacr2015/ 
Submission of papers: send abstract of no more than 500 words to Nicolette Manglos-Weber nmanglos@nd.edu by April 15th 2015

Conference registration deadline: May 30 2015
Registration costs: $ 400 USD

Conference organiser is professor Christian Smith, Department of Sociology, University of Notre Dame. 

After the Conference a one-day interdisciplinary workshop will be held on What Conversations about Science, Religion and Theology does Critical Realism make Possible (that other Philosophies of Science Do Not)?
The annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA) will be held August 22-25 in Chicago. Notre Dame is two hours away from Chcago, and IACR participants may want to prolong their stay to attend the ASA Conference.