2018 ICSA Asia Conference – Provisional Programme

PROGRAMME OUTLINE 

Wednesday December 19th – Day 1

Time

Details

Venue

8:00 – 8:40 Registration and Reception IAS Lobby
8:40 – 9:00 Welcome and Opening Speech

Prof. Kellee Tsai & Prof. Xiaogang Wu

IAS Lecture Theater
9:00 – 10:30 Plenary Session I: Keynote Address

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Nan Lin (Guest of Honour)

Prof. James Lee

Chair: Prof. Xiaogang Wu

IAS Lecture Theater
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break and Group Photo Taking 1/F Open Area
11:00 – 12:30 Parallel Sessions

1.1 The Rise of Urban China and Urban Governance

1.2 National Identity and Political Ideology

1.3 Health Inequality

1.4 Family and Domestic Labour

1.5 Status Attainment and Job Mobility

 

IAS Lecture Theater

IAS 1038

IAS 2042

IAS 5007

4/F Open Area

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch 1/F Open Area
13:30 – 15:00 Parallel Sessions

2.1 Institutional Transformation and Social Change

2.2 Gender Norms and Attitudes I

2.3 Migrant Workers and Labour Rights

2.4 Medical Sociology and Public Health

2.5 Parenting and Child Outcomes

 

IAS Lecture Theater

IAS 1038

IAS 2042

IAS 5007

4/F Open Area

15:00 – 15:15 Coffee Break 1/F Open Area
15:15 – 16:45 Parallel Sessions

3.1 Education and Elite Formation

3.2 Returns to College Education

3.3 Marriage and Assortative Mating

3.4 Migration and People’s Well-being

3.5 Housing and Home Ownership

 

IAS Lecture Theater

IAS 1038

IAS 2042

IAS 5007

4/F Open Area

16:45 – 17:00 Coffee Break 1/F Open Area
17:00 – 18:30 Plenary Session II: Nan Lin’s Contributions to Sociology

Panellists:

Prof. Ronald Burt

Prof. Yanjie Bian

Prof. Lijun Song

Other panellists TBA

Chair: Prof. Min Zhou

IAS Lecture Theater
19:00 – 21:00 Conference Dinner Conference Lodge

 

Thursday December 20th – Day 2

Time Details

Venue

8:30 – 10:00 Parallel Sessions

4.1 Comparative Study of Societies and Social Change

4.2 Gender Norms and Attitudes II

4.3 Fertility and Demographic Transition

4.4 Mental Health and Subjective Well-being

4.5 Internet Technology and Society

 

IAS Lecture Theater

IAS 1038

IAS 2042

IAS 5007

4/F Open Area

10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break 1/F Open Area
10:15 – 11:45 Parallel Sessions

5.1 Intergenerational Relationship and Transmission

5.2 Governance

5.3 Political Attitude and Participation

5.4 Migrant Children

5.5 Consumption

 

IAS Lecture Theater

IAS 1038

IAS 2042

IAS 5007

4/F Open Area

11:50-12:50  Plenary session III: Publishing in English Journals

Editors:

Prof. Xiaogang Wu, Chinese Sociological Review

Prof. Ying Lin, China Review

Prof. Dian Yang, Journal of Chinese Sociology

Prof. Xiulin Sun, Chinese Journal of Sociology

Chair: Prof. Yanjie Bian

IAS Lecture Theater

End of Conference

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