Increasing mobility and reducing inequality:
What guidance is provided by sociological research?

Welcome to the 2017 Summer Meeting of the Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28) of the International Sociological Association (ISA). The theme of the conference is increasing mobility and reducing inequality: What guidance is provided by sociological research?

The meeting takes place in New York City, on August 8 (Tuesday) – 10 (Thursday), 2017. It is organized by the  Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy,  the Center for the Study of Wealth and Inequality, and the Department of Sociology at Columbia University.


Important dates

Registration and Pre-Conference Reception:   Evening of August 7.

Abstract submission opens December 15, 2016
Abstract submission deadline February 15, 2017
Acceptance of abstracts March 15, 2017
Online registration February 23 – August 1, 2017
Travel award application deadline April 1st or May 5, 2017
Travel award decision May 1st or May 26, 2017
Conference program available online July 11, 2017 
Final paper submission deadline August 1, 2017
Conference Registration and Reception Evening of August 7, 2017
Conference August 8–10, 2017