CFP: Education and Learning: Sociological Perspectives

Wednesday, 25th September 2013 University of Surrey

Keynote speaker: Heather Mendick, Brunel University

This one-day conference, supported by the British Sociological Association’s Education Study Group, will showcase the diverse and innovative range of research that is currently being conducted within the Sociology of Education. We welcome theoretical, methodological and empirical papers on any aspect of the sub-discipline, including, but not limited to:

-Pre-school learning
-Compulsory schooling
-Further and higher education
-Adult education, lifelong learning and work-based learning
-Gender and sexuality in schooling
-Race, ethnicity and education
-Social class
-Cross-national and comparative studies of education
-Place, space and education
-Education and sociological theory
-New technologies and learning
-Teacher education
-Education policy
-Identities and education

Abstract Submission: Please send abstracts of up to 250 words by 31st March 2013 to Rachel Brooks at the University of Surrey: Please use the heading ‘SocEd Conference’ in the subject line of your email.

Registration: £40 standard price; £30 for PhD students and unwaged. To register, please follow the link on the conference webpage.

Conference organisers: Rachel Brooks (University of Surrey), Kalwant Bhopal (University of Southampton) and Mark McCormack (Durham University).