The Association for Qualitative Research
The Hub of Qualitative Thinking

The Qualitative Research Calendar

The AQR runs a number of training courses, events meetings and conferences throughout the year. Most of these are open to both AQR members and to non-members, but advance booking is required unless otherwise stated. Our AQR events and training courses prove very popular and early booking is advised.

December 2019

Christmas Drinks
Come and join us at the Sir Christopher Hatton pub on Monday 9th December from 6pm for Christmas drinks! First round is on us courtesy of our sponsors: Ardent Fieldwork

Date:9 December 2019
Time:from 6pm
Venue:Sir Christopher Hatton, 4 Leather Lane, Holborn, London EC1N 7RA
Admission:RSVP to be included on the guest list

Qual Heroes
In 2020, the AQR is celebrating our 40th year of championing qualitative excellence. That's quite the milestone. We want to take this opportunity to give a shout out to our qual heroes.

Date:9 December 2019
Organised by:The AQR Board

January 2020

Models of Thinking
A one day course taking place in January 2020. Led by Sarah Jay, Acacia Avenue. More details to follow.

Date:January 2020 TBC
Time:9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue:Central London TBC

February 2020

AQR's Not The Christmas Party

Date:6 February 2020
Time:7pm til 11.00pm
Admission:by Ticket Only

May 2020

2020 Worldwide Conference []
Reflecting on our Roots - Revealing our Future. QRCA, in collaboration with AQR is delighted to present the 10th Biennial Conference on Qualitative Research. We will meet in the world-class city of Brussels, Belgium, from Wednesday, May 20 through Friday, May 22, 2020, at the Marriott Brussels Grand Place.

Date:20, 21 and 22 May 2020
Venue:The Marriott Brussels Grand Place
Organised by:QRCA

Moderating Skills Workshop
AQR's two day Moderating Skills workshop of hands-on training from theory to practice

Date:May 2020 TBC
Time:9 to 4:45 each day
Venue:Spectrum, 25 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8HT

June 2020

AQR's Summer Event
AQR's Summer Event 2020

Date:24 June 2020


Please Note, we can only take bookings and answer queries for events organised by the AQR. Enquiries about non-AQR events should be made directly to the organisers of that event. Details of non-AQR events are for information only. Please make sure you confirm dates, times and venues with the organisers of those events.