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CSI regularly co-sponsors lectures and conferences that feature world-renowned scholars and that draw attention to the most pressing problems and controversies in the field of inequality. Contact us to seek support for your event. For a list of events that CSI hosts, please visit our events page.

October 30, 2015
Robert Lake
, Rutgers University
12:20pm, Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium, Milstein Hall
Hosted by Department of City and Regional Planning

Spring 2016 Ethics and Public Life Series

April 2016
Conference on Inequality: Money, Influence, and Public Policy

Time and Location TBD
Co-Sponsored with Department of Government

 Past Events

September 25, 2015
Sean F. Reardon, Poverty and Inequality in Education and Sociology, Stanford University
12:00PM-1:15PM, T49 Human Ecology Building (HEB)
Co-Sponsored with Cornell Population Center

Keynote Speaker: Jenny Yang
Keynote Speaker: Jenny Yang


June 4-5, 2015
Reducing Inequality in Organizations: What Works? What Doesn’t?
ILR Conference Center, NYC
Hosted by ILR Review
Please click here for a summary of this event.


May 4, 2015
The Hunting Ground: A Screening and Panel Discussion on Sexual Assault Led by VP Susan Murphy

7:00-9:30PM, Cornell Cinema
Hosted by Balch Hall in collaboration with Student and Academic Services

April 24, 2015
Cynthia Feliciano,
Sociology, University of California-Irvine
The Immigrant Paradox? Contextual Attainment and Intergenerational Educational Mobility
3:00-4:30PM, Uris Hall 302
Co-hosted with Department of Sociology

April 17, 2015
Mads Meier Jæger
, Sociology, University of Copenhagen
Cultural Capital, Teacher Bias, and Educational Inequality: New Evidence from Monozygotic Twins
3:00-4:30PM, Uris Hall 302
Co-hosted with Department of Sociology

HoC poster 9-2 snapshot


November 6-8, 2014
Histories of American Capitalism

ILR History of Capitalism Initiative Annual Conference
ILR Conference Center in King-Shaw Hall
Hosted by ILR History of Capitalism Initiative


August 10-13, 2013
American Sociological Association Annual Meeting
“Interrogating Inequality: Linking Micro and Macro”
New York City
CSI co-sponsored a reception of the Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility section on Monday, August 12th, 6:30-8:30 PM.



September 2009
Making Welfare States Work: Citizens, Workers, and Welfare States in Comparative Perspective

Part of the Center for the Study of Inequality Colloquium Series

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