Final Programme


Thursday 22nd September 2016


08:30 Registration, coffee/tea

09:00-10:15 Plenary Session 1, South Writing School

10:15-11:45 Parallel paper session 1

11:45-12:45 Lunch Break, North Writing School

12:45-14:15 Parallel paper session 2

14:15-14:45 Coffee/tea, North Writing School

14:45-15:45 Parallel paper session 3 (short)

Walk from Examination School to Sheldonian Theatre

16:15-17:45 Sheldonian Theatre Plenary Session 2

18:15 Drinks Reception Nuffield College

Friday 23rd September 2016


09:00-10:30 Parallel paper session 4

10:30-11:00 Coffee/tea break, North Writing School

11:00-12:30 Parallel paper session 5

12:30-13:30 Lunch, North Writing School

12:30-13:30 ECSR job market initiative, room 10

13:30-14:30 Plenary Session 3, South Writing School

14:30-15:45 Parallel paper session 6

15:45-17:15 Posters Presentations and coffee/tea, North Writing School

18:15 Pre-dinner drinks, Balliol College (Fellows Garden/Master’s Lodgings)

18:45 Conference Dinner, Balliol College 21

Saturday 24th September 2016


09:00-10:30 Parallel paper session 7

10:30-11:00 Coffee/tea break, North Writing School

11:00-12:30 Parallel paper session 8

12:30 Conference end


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Plenary Sessions and Social Events

PLENARY SESSION 1: Thursday September 22, 9:00-10.15, South Writing School, Examinations School

Welcome Statement, Christiaan Monden, Co-Organiser Conference, University of Oxford and Nuffield College

Keynote speakers

Mathieu Ichou ‘Diluting or Transmitting Resources? The Academic Effects of Siblings in Immigrant Families’

Amparo Gonzalez Ferrer ‘Family migration, separation and the mental wellbeing of the children of migrants’

PLENARY SESSION 2 and OPENING CEREMONY: Thursday September 22, 16.15-17.45, Sheldonian Theatre

Welcome Statement, Melinda Mills, Head Department of Sociology & Co-Organiser Conference, University of Oxford and Nuffield College

Opening Statement, Sir Andrew Dilnot, Warden Nuffield College

Keynote speakers

John Goldthorpe ‘Inequality and Opportunity: Sociological reflections on the Great Gatsby Curve’

Megan Sweeney ‘Inequality and Contraceptive Use in Comparative Perspective’

WELCOME DRINKS RECEPTION: Thursday September 22, 18.15-21.00, Nuffield College

Please see the map for directions on how to walk from the Sheldonian Theatre to Nuffield College. Conference assistants will also be on site to direct groups to the College. Note that this is a restricted event and only those who can present their conference badge at the door will be admitted. Light snacks will be provided with many restaurants located in the area.

ECSR JOB MARKET INITIATIVE: Friday, September 23, 12:30-13:30, Examinations School, Room 10

The first ECSR job market initiative will take place during the lunch break on Friday, September 23 from 12.30-13.30. Everyone is welcome and pre-registration is required! See the guidelines at: 19

The job market will match institutions or individuals who are planning to hire new employees with interested individuals on the job market. Several large ECSR institutions have confirmed attendance with positions for young social scientists. It will be an informal atmosphere and chance for prospective employers and employees to meet and discuss the future. Pick up your bag lunch at the North Writing School and join us!

PLENARY SESSION 3: Friday September 23, 13:30-14:30, South Writing School, Examinations School

Chair & Welcome Statement: Janne Jonsson, Nuffield College, Oxford

Keynote Speakers

Michael Biggs ‘The Challenge of Replication and the Potential for Data Sharing’

Juho Härkönen ‘Education, family demography and social inequality: what do we (not) know?’

POSTER SESSION AND COFFEE & TEA, Friday September 23, 15:45-17.15, North Writing School, Examinations School

We strongly encourage all participants to attend this session that includes a variety of senior and junior scholars presenting their work with a cup of coffee or tea.

PRE-DINNER DRINKS RECEPTION, Friday September 23, 18:15, Balliol College, Fellows Garden/Master’s Lodgings

For those who have registered for the Conference Dinner, please attend the pre-dinner drinks at 18.15 in the Fellows Garden (weather-permitting, otherwise in the Master’s Lodgings), followed by a seated and served three course dinner in the main hall at Balliol College.

CONFERENCE DINNER, Friday September 23, 18:45, Balliol College, High Table

The dinner is a served three course High Table that starts at 7pm sharp, with guests expected to arrive no later than 6.45pm. Guests that arrive after this time are unlikely to be able to enter the hall. Only those who have registered and paid and are wearing their badges can attend. The walking route from The Examination schools to Balliol College is shown on the selection of maps.