Accumulation and compensation of inequalities

ISA RC28 Spring Meeting 2020
University of Turku, Finland
May 20-22, 2020

The International Sociological Association’s Research Committee 28 invites all scholars working in the field of social stratification and social mobility to contribute to its next annual Spring Meeting.

The 2020 meeting will take place at the University of Turku, Finland, from May 20-22, 2020. The meeting will be held under the conference theme of “Accumulation and compensation of inequalities” and paper or poster submissions that address this theme are especially encouraged.

As the conference will feature regular sessions on all fields of stratification research, any contribution relevant to the broad research agenda of the RC28 on social stratification, mobility and inequality is welcome.

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Call for Papers and Abstracts now closed

The call for papers is now closed. The decisions will be made on January 31st, 2020.

Keynote speakers

Olli Kangas

University of Turku

Thomas DiPrete

Columbia University

Fabrizio Bernardi

European University Institute

Michelle Jackson

Stanford University

Ariel Kalil

The University of Chicago

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Timeline and Deadlines

timeline for applying to TC28 Spring Meeting


  • Call for papers opens: 01.10.2019
  • Call for papers closes: 29.11.2019
  • Abstract acceptance: 31.01.2020
  • Travel award deadline for applying: 15.02.2020
  • Registration opens: 31.01.2020
  • Early bird deadline: 28.02.2020
  • Registration deadline: 31.03.2020

Place & Time

Date: 20.-22.5.2020 (Wed-Fri)
Venue: Publicum, Assistentinkatu 7, Turku.



Prices (Including dinner):

  • Early-bird €240.00
  • Normal €280.00
  • Students €120.00

Call for Papers and Abstracts

The call for papers is closed. The decisions on abstract acceptance will be made on January 31st, 2020.

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