Call for papers: ESRC Multi-disciplinary Workshop on Education, 23-24 March, University of Essex
Call for papers: ESRC Multi-disciplinary Workshop on Education, 23-24 March, University of Essex 08 September 2014
ISER has announced a call for papers for Transcending borders in Research on Education: opening a multidisciplinary dialogue across social sciences, researchers, and practitioners.
This Multidisciplinary Workshop on Education aims to facilitate an exchange and discussion concerning the latest developments in social science research on education in a stimulating environment. The workshop will bring together researchers from different fields (economics, linguistics, psychology, sociology, etc.) with intermediary bodies and practitioners to present their work on education. The aim is to bring into view the whole educational cycle from primary and secondary education, to university, and the transition to the labour market. Potential topics include issues relating to teaching and learning, education and social mobility, attainment and aspirations, transition in and out of education.
When: 23rd-24th March 2015.
Where: ISER, Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Essex.
Keynote speaker: Professor Anna Vignoles (University of Cambridge).
Organisers: Greta Morando (University of Essex), Adam Leach (University of Essex), Prof. Emilia Del Bono (University of Essex).
Submission: Please submit your paper or extended abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org by 7th December 2014, putting “Multidisciplinary Workshop on Education” in the subject line.
Successful applicants will be notified by 19h December 2014. Please take into account that successful applicants will be assigned to either a poster or presentation session. There is no registration fee. Transport costs (up to £70), and accommodation of one night will be paid for.
Refreshments will be provided throughout the day and there will be a paid conference dinner on the evening of 23rd.
Sponsors: The Economic and Social Research Council.
Workshop website: tba
How to reach the University of Essex: Take a train from London Liverpool Street train station to Colchester train station. The journey takes roughly one hour. Take a taxi from the train station to the University of Essex North Towers. This will take around 15 minutes.