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Sunday 12 June

3.00–6.00 Registration

Monday 13 June

8.00–10.00 Registration
10.00 Conference welcome
10.15 Plenary speaker
Kathleen Gerson, Collegiate Professor of Sociology, New York University
Intimate commitment in the new economy: How rising uncertainties in jobs and relationships are reshaping strategies for work and care
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 Parallel session one
1.00 Lunch
Poster viewing
Skills taster session
 2.00 Parallel session two
 3.30 Coffee break
4.00 Plenary speakers
Peter Moss, Emeritus Professor, Institute of Education University of London   Early childhood education: profitable investment or democratic potential

Julia Brannen, Thomas Coram Research Unit, Institute of Education, London

Inequality and intergenerational family relationships: methodological and theoretical issues

5.30 Drinks reception
A welcome to the new editorial team of Families, Relationships and Societies and the launch of Sarah Nelson’s book ‘Tackling child sexual abuse’.
7.00 Close of day one

Tuesday 14 June

9.30 Parallel session three
11.30 Coffee Break
12.00 Plenary speaker
Kyung Sup-Chang, Professor, Department of Sociology, Seoul National University, South Korea(Multi)culturalizing inequalities: Citizenship Contradictions of Marriage Transnationalization in South Korea/ East Asia
12.45 Lunch
Poster viewing
Skills taster session
2.00 Parallel session four
4.00 Coffee break
4.30 Parallel session five
6.00 Close of day two

Wednesday 15th June

9.30 Parallel session six
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 Plenary speakers
David Morgan, Morgan Centre, The University of Manchester Intimate and family practices and social inequalities

Lynn Jamieson, CRFR Co-director, Professor of Sociology, Families and Relationships, The University of Edinburgh
Intimate and family practices, generational justice, environmental justice and global inequalities

1.00 Lunch. Poster viewing.
1.45-3.30 Research impact session
1.50-2.05: Creating research impact
Sarah Morton, CRFR Co-Director

2.05-2.25: What issues do we face using research to tackle inequalities? Helen Chambers, Inspiring Scotland

2.30-3.00: Roundtable discussions: How can we address inequalities by getting research used in policy and practice?

3.00-3.15: The Evelyn Gillan Impact Prize: presentations and award ceremony3.15 Closing remarks, Kay Tisdall, Co-Director, CRFR4.00 Conference closes


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