Quantitative Text Analysis Dublin (QTA-DUB) Workshop

June 18-19 2019

University College Dublin


Call for Papers

Automated text analysis is rapidly manifesting itself as a promising new approach for studying urgent issues facing our politics and societies today. From climate change communication, to misinformation on social media, and from party competition to elite political discourse in more or less formalised settings, textual data is ubiquitous. To take stock of new developments in this exciting field, we invite interested scholars to participate in a 2-day workshop in Dublin to discuss new approaches and substantive applications of automated and semi-automated text analysis in the political and social sciences.

We encourage both substantive and methodological papers from all sub-disciplines of political science, data science and related fields, as long as they share a focus on applying text-as-data methods to pressing questions in these disciplines. Methodological approaches of interest include, but are not limited to:

Important Dates

Instructions to Authors

Submissions based on either original and previously published works are welcome. Titles and abstracts (maximum length 200 words) should be submitted by email to psai.sgtext@gmail.com

Please note that there is no registration fee for the workshop. We do not have funding available for travel scholarships.

Organisation and Support

Workshop organising committee:

The workshop is co-funded by the Political Studies Association of Ireland; the UCD School of Politics and International Relations; and the SFI Insight Centre for Data Analytics. For any workshop queries, please contact the chairs by email at psai.sgtext@gmail.com