Experimental Social Science Workshop

9 – 10 September 2021

  "Happy poor capture" by Bennett Tobias.

We would like to invite academic staff and postgraduate research students to participate in this hybrid workshop to be held at the University of Kent on 9-10 September 2021.

Eastern ARC logoThe workshop aims to showcase and discuss recent advances made by the three Eastern Arc universities (Kent, UEA and Essex) in the use of experimental and quasi-experimental methods. The workshop targets economists, psychologists, political scientists, anthropologists, and conservation scientists.

We are delighted to welcome Prof Imran Rasul (UCL) as keynote speaker.

Registration is open and it is free. Please submit your details using the online registration form below, whether you are attending in-person or online.

This workshop is funded by the Eastern Arc.

In-person venue

In-presentations will take place at Grimond building at the University of Kent.

For the in-person Thursday presentations:

  1. The opening remarks and sessions A are in Lecture theater 1 (GT1).
  2. The keynote talk and sessions B are in Lecture theater 3 (GT3)

The Friday presentations will be shown:

  1. Sessions A and Patrick Nolen session will also be shown a large screen on Seminar room 2
  2. Sessions B will also be shown a large screen on Seminar room 3

Grimond building is here: https://www.kent.ac.uk/maps/canterbury/canterbury-campus/building/grimond-building/

Online Venue

In you are presenting or presenting online, please use the links HERE to join the workshop.


If you are attending in-person:


The University of Kent, Canterbury Campus: https://www.kent.ac.uk/maps/canterbury/canterbury-campus


Directions for travel: https://www.kent.ac.uk/locations/canterbury/directions.html

If you require a parking permit at the University, please ensure you request one on your booking form.

Some suggestions of places to stay in Canterbury:

(* it might be better to book via booking.com, than directly with the hotel)


If you have any questions, please contact Dr Fernanda Leite Lopez de Leon (University of Kent) at f.de-leon@kent.ac.uk, Dr Stefania Sitzia (University of East Anglia) at S.Sitzia@uea.ac.uk, or Dr Ceren Baysan (University of Essex) at ceren.baysan@essex.ac.uk.