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29 sep 2019
WVSA coordination team at the WVS7 survey training in Uzbekistan
Last week a WVSA delegation gave public lectures at the Institute for Research of the Youth Problems and Training Prospective Personnel at the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Tashkent. Training has been conducted for the new research team in Uzbekistan to conduct the WVS-7 survey round in Fall 2019.
28 sep 2019
WVSA delegation at the OSCE Conference in Central Asia
Last week WVSA President Christian Haerpfer and Head of WVSA Secretariat Kseniya Kizilova served as invited key-note speakers at the Academic Conference on "System Transformation in CentralAsia and in Comparative Perspective".
20 sep 2019
WVSA Executive Committee Meeting 2019
Executive Committee of the World Values Survey Association held its meeting on May 20, 2019 in conjunction with the WAPOR-2019 conference in Toronto, Canada. Main topics for discussion included: ● progress of WVS wave 7; ● ongoing call for tenders to fund WVS-7 in 14 more countries; ● reports from the Secretariat, Treasurer and the Data archive; ● time and work plans for the WVS-7 data cleaning and public data release; ● cooperation with EVS on data-sets merging; ● update of the WVSA web-site; ● WVS7 reports, publications and book series by Springer; ● WVS-7 dissemination activities in 2019-2021.
18 sep 2019
FROM THE AUTHORITARIAN PERSONALITY TO THE AUTHORITARIAN REFLEX: Talk by Ron Inglehart (full text) at the WAPOR-2019 conference in Toronto, Canada
Talk by Ronald Inglehart, Founding President (1981-2013) of the World Values Survey Association, at the WVS featured panel at WAPOR-2019 conference
16 sep 2019
2019 Global Report by the SDG 16 Data Initiative
The Global Report provides governments, UN officials, and civil society stakeholders with a resource to help understand progress on SDG16 targets. It also provides an evidence base for identifying gaps in both the implementation and monitoring of SDG16, and for altering course to accelerate implementation where needed.
15 sep 2019
WVSA Round Table: Democracy and Democratic Values (videos from the event)
At the 2019 WAPOR conference in Toronto, Canada the World Values Survey Association held a round table on "Democracy and Democratic Values: Dynamics, Measurement, Forecasting". Round table was moderated by the WVSA President Christian Haerpfer, WAPOR President Marita Carballo, Alejandro Moreno Álvarez with Ronald Inglehart, Pippa Norris, Christian Welzel, Sir Robert Worcester, Marta Lagos and Henrique Carlos de Castro being invited as speakers.
14 sep 2019
Pippa Norris receives APSA’s 2019 Charles Merriam Award
Member of the WVSA Executive Committee, Professor at Harvard University Pippa Norris receives APSA’s 2019 Charles Merriam Award.
14 sep 2019
Cooperation agreement with the Transformations Unit at Stellenbosch University
A new cooperation agreement has been completed between the WVSA and the Transformation Research Unit (TRU) at the Department of Political Science of Stellenbosch University in South Africa.
10 sep 2019
Migrant voices – How migrants view Sweden and their subjective integration
A new study on the values of migrants in Sweden has been completed by the Institute for Future Studies, under the leadership of Bi Puranen. This survey has been conducted within the framework of the Institute for Future Studies in Stockholm, with support from the Swedish Ministry of Employment, Government Offices and the counties of Värmland and Skåne. The purpose of the study is to gain a better understanding of how non-European migrants in Sweden view integration, as well as to understand which values and norms dominate among migrants depending on country of origin and other background factors.
08 sep 2019
Juan Diez-Nicolas receives the WAPOR Helen Dinerman Award
Juan Diez-Nicolas, Professor at the University of Almeria and Chair of the Scientific Committee at the World Values Survey, received the 2019 WAPOR Helen Dinerman Award, which recognizes lifetime contributions to the field of public opinion. The award, presented annually to an individual or individuals, is in memory of Helen Dinerman’s scientific achievements over three decades of public opinion research.
05 sep 2019
AVAILABLE NOW: a new book by Ronald Inglehart "Cultural Evolution"
A new book by Ronald Inglehart "Cultural Evolution: People's Motivations are Changing, and Reshaping the World" (2018). The book presents the evolutionary modernization theory, a new interpretation of what drives political and social change. It tests the implications of this theory against survey data from over 100 countries, surveyed from 1981 to 2014. The book presents the findings in discussions based on graphs rather than using equations and statistical tables.
01 sep 2019
Cultural Backlash: Trump, Brexit, and Authoritarian Populism - a New Book by Pippa Norris and Ronald Inglehart
Authoritarian populist parties have advanced in many countries, and entered government in states as diverse as Austria, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, and Switzerland. Even small parties can still shift the policy agenda, as demonstrated by UKIP's role in catalyzing Brexit. Drawing on new evidence, this book advances a general theory why the silent revolution in values triggered a backlash fuelling support for authoritarian-populist parties and leaders in the US and Europe. The conclusion highlights the dangers of this development and what could be done to mitigate the risks to liberal democracy.
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University of Vienna
Institute of Political Science
Vienna 1010, Austria
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Institute for Comparative
Vienna 1040, Austria
Institute for Future Studies
Stockholm, Sweden 101 31
Director of the WVSA Archive
Pza Manuel Rodrigo 1, B-1E
Madrid, Spain 28043
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