Atlanta, GA (March 5-9, 2017)

CIES 2017

The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), Inc., was founded in 1956 to foster cross-cultural understanding, scholarship, academic achievement and societal development through the international study of educational ideas, systems, and practices. The Society’s members include over 3000 academics, students, practitioners, and policymakers from around the world.

The CIES Annual Meeting is a a gathering of Society members and the interested public for an academic research conference devoted to scholarly and practical exchange as well as debate and networking. In 2017 the CIES Annual Meeting will be held in Atlanta, Georgia March 5-9, 2017 with the theme “Problematizing (In)Equality: The Promise of Comparative and International Education”.  Read the full call for papers here.

For more information on CIES and its conference please have a look at this video in which both longtime and new members of the Society reflect on why they attend our annual conferences.


Please also visit the CIES website at for more information on the Society.