Please prepare an extended abstract (ca. 2-4 pages, 800-1000 words, potentially including tables or figures) or submit a full paper through the Conftool submission site:

An extended abstract must be sufficiently detailed to allow the organizers to judge the merits of the paper, including a clear description of the research question, the theoretical framework, the data, research design and research methodology, as well as the main findings.

Submission process: Please also include up to 5 keywords and choose the preferred format (oral/poster) and conference stream for your contribution.

Program committee: Markus Gangl, Birgit Becker, Katia Begall, Jan Brülle, Tomás Cano, Christian Czymara, Rona Geffen, Anna Gerlach, Carlotta Giustozzi, Daniela Grunow, Marina Hagen, Heather Hofmeister, Stefanie Hoherz, Zsófia Ignácz, Alexandra Ils, Kristina Lindemann, Fabian Ochsenfeld, Sigrid Roßteutscher, Alexander Schmidt-Catran, Eleonora Vlach, Maximilian Weber, Thomas Zimmermann



The RC28 Travel Awards Fund assists students and members in special needs by subsidizing their travel to RC28 conferences in order to present their work. The following categories of members qualify for such support:

– Students

– RC28 members in special need

The travel awards are given in recognition of good scholarship in the field of stratification. The applicant’s paper must be accepted by the conference’s organizer. Awards will not exceed 750 US Dollars, and are given only once in a four-year period to the same person. Please send your application by the deadline (January 15, 2019) to the conference organizer and the Secretary/Treasurer of the RC28, and include (a) the paper to be presented, (b) an itemized budget, (c) (short) letter of recommendation. The recipients will be informed of the awards by January 31, 2018, and the names of the recipients of the Travel Awards will be announced at the conference dinner of each local meeting.

Send applications to :

RC28 Secretary/Treasurer (Hyunjoon Park,



October 31, 2018 
– Abstract submission deadline

December 15, 2018 
– Communication of acceptance decisions
– Preliminary program
– Conference registration opens

January 31, 2019
– Conference registration deadline
– Final program

February 20, 2019 
– Conference accommodation booking deadline, Frankfurt Convention Bureau (most hotels)

March 20, 2019 
– Pre-conference reception

March 21-23, 2019
– Main conference

March 22, 2019   
– Conference dinner, Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten

March 23, 2019
– Social events (post-conference)