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International Symposium «Education and social inequality» April 19-21, 2016 in Moscow, Russia

Dear Colleagues,We invite you to participate at the International Symposium «Education and social inequality» held by Institute of Education, HSE.
The Symposium will generate a scholarly discussion on education and social inequality, considering how educational systems respond to social inequality and other forms of social stratification. Conference participants are invited to address the theme of social inequality in and through education from perspectives of their various disciplines, theoretical and pragmatic standpoints and geographic locations. 

The Symposium will be one of the major streams of a larger conference held at HSE University annually, the International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. The Conference attracts distinguished scholars in social and behavioral sciences from Russia, Europe, Asia, and America. About 1500 scholars usually participate .The plenary sessions and special round tables feature senior Russian Government officials, high-level representatives of the World Bank, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and the CEOs of the largest Russian and international companies.

At the International symposium “Education and social inequality” the key speakers will be:
Henry M. Levin (Columbia University)
The William Heard Kilpatrick Professor of Economics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.  Co-Director of the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies in Education
Michael J. Feuer (George Washington University)
President of the National Academy of Education, Dean of the Graduate School of Education & Human Development Professor, Education, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the American Educational Research Association.
Martin Carnoy (Stanford University)
Vida Jacks Professor of Education, Member of the National Academy of Education, International Academy of Education.
Richard Murnane (Harvard University)
The Thompson Research Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Chair of the Center for Education Advisory Board, National Research Council. 
Michelle V. Jackson (Stanford University)
An Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, Stanford University and an Associate Member of Nuffield College, Oxford.
David Konstantinovsky (Russian Academy of Sciences)
Institute for Sociology, Deputy director, Doctor of sciences.

Important Dates
Deadline for submission: December 15, 2015
Notification of acceptance: January 25, 2016
Deadline for final paper submission: May 25, 2016
Online registration for participation without presenting a paper will be available
from December 16, 2015 until March 22, 2016 at (REGISTRATION LINK)

We invite you to register online (REGISTRATION LINK) and to submit an extended abstract of the research paper for presentation. A detailed summary of the proposed presentation should be attached to the application, in Word or PDF file, in 1-3 pages with 1.5 line spacing (up to 7000 symbols).  The abstract should include the following information:
- three to five key words
- research question
- problem of the paper
- main theoretical/conceptual framework used
- data source
- description of the research design and methods of the analysis
- main findings and conclusions 

The Symposium Program Committee is chaired by Isak Froumin, Head of the Institute of Education, HSE Russia and Martin Carnoy, Guest Professor at HSE, professor Stanford University.

Working languages of the Conference are Russian and English. Simultaneous translation will be available during all plenary and some parallel session meetings.

For more information, please email Daria Milyaeva dmilyaeva@hse.ru

We are looking forward to seeing you at the International Symposium «Education and social inequality».