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).

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