24 - 28 July 2006  
Poverty, Social Exlusion and Modernity Professor Simon Schwartzman, President of the Institute for Studies of Labour and Society in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Sociology, Educational Science
Comparative Democratic Institutions and Constitutional Engineering Professor John Huber, Department of Political Science, Columbia University, USA Political Science
Methodological Issues in Comparative Political Economy Senior Lecturer Michael Shalev, Department of Sociology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel Political Science, Sociology, Research Methodology
Global Urbanism: Cities and Global Processes Associate Professor Kris Olds, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Human Geography, Sociology
  30 July - 4 August 2006  
Democratic Attitude, Democratic Culture, Democratic Systems Professor Chris Welzel, Social Science Coordinator at School of Humanities and Social Science, International University of Bremen, Germany Political Science
Re-Imagining Social Science in the 21st Century: The Biological Challenge Professor Steve Fuller, Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, UK Sociology, Science Studies
Gender and Work Associate Professor Julie Brines, Department of Sociology, University of Washington, USA Sociology
The Anthropology of Global Process Professor Jonathan Friedman, Department of Social Anthropology, Lund University, Sweden & Directeur d'�tudes at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, France Anthropology, Sociology
Qualitative Choise Modelling for Applied Economics Post.doc. Erik �. S�rensen, Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Bergen, Norway Economics