Conference Report (PDF)

Conference Booklet (PDF; without abstracts) (you will receive a copy at the conference)

Book of Abstracts (PDF, 184 pages)

Conference Dinner Information (PDF) (you will receive a copy at the conference)

Online conference program:

Welcome to the 2016 Summer Meeting of the Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28) of the International Sociological Association (ISA). The theme of the conference is “Economic inequalities, deprivation, and poverty”. The plenary sessions and workshops of the conference will cover research of RC28 members in this field and in related areas.

The meeting takes place in Bern, the capital of Switzerland, on August 29 (Monday) – 31 (Wednesday), 2016. It is organized by the Institute of Sociology of the University of Bern. The conference venue is located at the vonRoll area of the University of Bern (Fabrikstrasse 6, 3012 Bern).


Abstract submission opens January 1, 2016
Abstract submission deadline March 1, 2016
Acceptance of abstracts April 15, 2016
Online registration April 15 – August 22, 2016
Travel award application deadline April 30, 2016
Travel award recipients decision May 20, 2016
Final paper submission deadline August 15, 2016
Conference August 29–31, 2016