European Academy of Sociology
Annual Lectures at Meetings of the European Academy of Sociology

September 27-28, 2019, Paris: 19th regular meeting

Raymond Boudon Lecture: Christoph Stadtfeld "The Dynamics of Social Networks: How Social Ties Emerge and Impact Our Lives"
Short Lecture 1: Aaron Reeves and Sam Friedman "The Decline and Persistence of the Old Boy: Private Schools and Elite Recruitment 1897 to 2016"
Short Lecture 2: Balazs Vedres "Forbidden Triads and Innovation: From Miles Davis to Fallout"

October 19-20, 2018, Paris: 18th regular meeting

Raymond Boudon Lecture: Arnout van de Rijt "A critical reexamination of cumulative advantage as a mechanism for inequality and disruptor of meritocracy"
Short Lecture 1: Julien Brailly "Dynamics of networks in trade fairs. A multilevel relational approach to the cooperation among competitors"
Short Lecture 2: Lucinda Platt "The evolution of girls’ and boys’ occupational aspirations across ethnic groups in the UK"
Short Lecture 3: Laszlo Polos "Bayesian models of the exploitation of conceptual background knowledge: Sociological consequences"

October 20-21, 2017, Paris: 17th regular meeting

Raymond Boudon Lecture: Delia Baldassarri "Cooperation in Complex Societies: How does ethnic diversity affect pro-social behavior in contemporary communities?"
Short Lecture 1: David Brady "Paradoxes of Social Policy Welfare Transfers, Relative Poverty, and Redistribution Preferences"
Short Lecture 2: Mark Lutter "Do women suffer from network closure? The moderating effect of social capital on gender inequality in a project-based labor market, 1929 to 2010"

October 21-22, 2016, Paris: 16th regular meeting

Raymond Boudon Lecture: Richard Breen “Education and Social Mobility in Europe and the United States”
Short Lecture 1: Antonie Knigge "Sources of Sibling (Dis)similarity: Total Family Impact on Status Variation in the Netherlands in the Nineteenth Century"
Short Lecture 2: Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund “Additive or Multiplicative Disadvantage? The Scarring Effects of Unemployment for Ethnic Minorities”

October 23-24, 2015, Paris: 15th regular meeting

Raymond Boudon Lecture: Diego Gambetta "Engineers of Jihad. The Curious Connection between Education and Voilent Extremism"
Short Lecture 1: Javier Polavieja "Socially Embedded Investment: Explaining Gender Differences in Job-Specific Skills"
Short Lecture 2: Heiko Rauhut "Beliefs about Lying and Spreading of Dishonesty: Undetected Lies and their Constructive and Destructive Social Dynamics in Dice Experiments"

October 24-25, 2014, Paris: 14th regular meeting

Raymond Boudon Lecture: Francesco Billari "Becoming a Parent in the Twenty-First Century”
Short Lecture 1: Clemens Kroneberg and Andreas Wimmer “Struggling over the Boundaries of Belonging. A Formal Model of Nation Building, Ethnic Closure, and Populism”
Short Lecture 2:  Monica Prasad “Land of Too Much” 

October 25-26, 2013, Paris: 13th regular meeting

In memoriam Raymond Boudon († April 10, 2013)

Annual Lecture: Sanjeev Goyal: "Social Structure and Economic Activity"
Short Lecture 1: Emmanuel Lazega "Network Analyses, Structures and Social Processes in Collective Action"
Short Lecture 2: Dirk Helbing "The Homo Socialis and Its Implications".

October 19-20, 2012, Paris: 12th regular meeting

Annual Lecture: Vincent Buskens and Werner Raub "Trust and Testosterone: Theory and Empirical Evidence".
Short Lecture 2: Camille Roth and Jean-Philippe Cointet "Social and Semantic Coevolution in Knowledge Networks".
Short Lecture 1: Balazs Vedres "Structural Folds: Generative Disruption in Overlapping Groups".

October 21-22, 2011, Paris: 11th regular meeting

Annual Lecture: Peter Hedström “On Analytical Sociology”.
Short Lecture 1: Stijn Ruiter and Frank van Tubergen “Religious Attendance in Cross-National Perspective: A Multilevel Analysis of 60 Countries”.
Short Lecture 2: Ivan Ermakoff “Ruling Oneself Out. A Theory of Collective Abdication”.

October 22-23, 2010, Paris: 10th regular meeting

Annual Lecture: Hans-Peter Blossfeld: “The new National Educational Panel Study (NEPS) in Germany. Need, Main Features, Research Potential”.
Short Lecture 1: Vincent Buskens: “Dynamics of Networks if Everyone Strives for Structural Holes”.
Short Lecture 2: Steven J. Pfaff: “Fight or Flight? Exit-Voice Dynamics and East German Revolution”.

October 23-24, 2009, Paris: 9th regular meeting

Annual Lecture: Tom Snijders Network Dynamics in the Micro-macro Link”
Short Lecture 1: Siegwart Lindenberg “The Power of Cues: Governing via the Environment”
Short Lecture 2: Andreas Diekmann “Signalling Theory and Social Norms”

October 24-25, 2008, Paris: 8th regular meeting

Annual Lecture: Peter Abell “History, Case Statistics and Causality”
Short Lecture 1: Stathis Kalyvas “What Have We Learned About Civil Wars in the Past Ten Years?”
Short Lecture 2: Rolf Ziegler “The Kula Ring of Bronislaw Malinowski – Co- evolution of an Economic and Ceremonial Exchange System”

October 21-22, 2006, Oxford, Nuffield College: 7th regular meeting

Annual Lecture: Lord Dahrendorf “The Rise of Meritocracy Revisited”
Short Lecture 1: Michael Hechter “Alien Rule and its Discontents”
Short Lecture 2: Hartmut Esser “Language Acquisition and Ethnic Inequality”

October 22-23, 2005, Paris: 6th regular meeting

Annual Lecture: Gudmund Hernes “Lost in Translation”

October 23-24, 2004, Paris: 5th regular meeting

Annual Lecture: Peter Sztompka: "Sociology among other Sciences. Crossing Borders and Tearing Down Walls"

October 25-26, 2003, Paris: 4th regular meeting

Annual Lecture: John Goldthorpe: "Sociology as Social Science: Some further Thoughts"

November 11-12, 2002, Paris: 3rd regular meeting

Annual Lecture: Wolfgang Schluchter: "The Sociology of Law as an Empirical Theory of Validity"

October 26-27, 2001, Paris: 2nd regular meeting

Annual Lecture: Raymond Boudon: "Sociology that Really Matters" (ESR)