Workshops & Speaker Series
Sociology Workshop Series
The Sociology Workshop Series provides a forum for faculty and students to present work and work in progress across a wide range of substantive areas, theoretical perspectives, and research methodologies.
Fall 2020 workshops will be broadcast via ZOOM and will be held on Mondays from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Changes to our regular schedule are marked with an asterik (*). Sessions will be recorded and made available here the following Tuesday. Download a copy of our 2020 Fall flyer here.
If you have questions about our workshop series, please contact Communications Coordinator Elizabeth Cronin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interdisciplinary research centers also offer additional opportunities to hear notable social scientists present their latest work.
Fall 2020 Schedule
High School & Beyond: An Education Study Becomes an Aging Study
ROB WARREN - University of Minnesota
Professor, Department of Sociology; Director, Minnesota Population Center (MPC)
UNHCR and the Blurred Boundaries between the Humanitarian and Development Fields
NIR ROTEM - University of Minnesota
PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology
Indigenous Genocide and Reparative Justice in Minnesota and Manitoba: The Role of Education
ALEJANDRO BAER - University of Minnesota
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Director, Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies (CHGS)
Minnesota Population Center (MPC) Events
The Minnesota Population Center hosts specialized forums, workshops, and symposia on topics related to population research. It is also has a weekly seminar series bringing nationally and internationally recognized population researchers from a variety of disciplines to Minnesota to share their research.
MPC Seminar Series
Seminars are held Mondays at 12:15 pm during the academic year.
MPC Workshop Series
Formerly known as the Inequality and Methods Workshop, the newly revamped MPC Workshop is held Fridays from 12:15-1:15pm during the academic year.
Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS) promotes academic research, education and public awareness on the Shoah, other genocides and current forms of mass violence. They host a number of events throughout the year.