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Sep 25

`Brexit’ Special Issue of the Journal of Social Policy- Open Access

Journal of Social Policy offers free access to papers from the Brexit special issue. You can read all the papers from the issue here. Journal of Social Policy / Volume 46 / Issue 4 / October 2017

Sep 22

Call for Papers: 5th ESPAnet Germany Doctoral Workshop, 22- 23 Feb. 2018

“20 Years of Social Investment: Empirical Evidence and Future Perspectives”  at the  University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Germany ESPAnet Germany and the Research Institute for Societal Development (FGW) will organize the international doctoral workshop in English. Deadline for applications: October 31st 2017. Participation in the workshop is free. The workshop seeks to bring German and international students …

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Sep 13

JESP call for proposals – Special Issue to be published in 2019

Teams are invited to prepare propsals for a special issue of JESP (JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN SOCIAL POLICY) to be published in 2019 by 31st October 2017. Interested parties are requested to send a short proposal (no more than 1000 words) describing the scope of the proposed theme; the papers that it would contain; the timetable. They should make a …

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Jun 28

CfP: 2nd ESPAnet Baltic Conference “Social Policy in Baltic States through the Lens of Data” 30 Nov.- 1 Dec. 2017

The 2nd ESPAnet Baltics Conference will be held in Tallinn and Tartu, Estonia. The first day of the conference will be in Tallinn and the second day in Tartu. The conference will be hosted by the University of Tartu, Institute of Social Studies. Deadline paper proposals: 15 September 2017 The aim is to bring together social …

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Jun 23

Cfp: EISS Conference 28 & 29 September 2017, Amsterdam

Conference theme: Devolution and Decentralisation of Social Security in Europe: Dismantling the Welfare State or a Democratic Promise for the Future? Organizers: the European Institute of Social Security (EISS) and the University of Groningen Deadline paper submission: 1 August 2017. The conference is aimed at bringing together academics, policy makers, social security administrators and client …

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Jun 19

4th International ESPAnet- Poland Conference, 25-27 Sept. 2017

“Social Policy: Controversies and Paradoxes”  All the details about the conference can be found in English at: Streams in English and Polish, list of streams here All the details about the conference can be found in English at: Conference fee: 100 EURO or 400 PLN (Does not cover accommodation and publication) For more …

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Jun 01

The 2017 Annual ESPAnet Conference, September 14-16th in Lisbon Portugal

The ESPAnet 2017 Conference “New Horizons of European Social Policy: Risks, Opportunities and Challenges” September 14 – 16  in Lisbon, Portugal.  Registration is now open. Registration webpage: Early bird registration until 30th June. 10 places with reduced fee for PhD students with accepted paper. Papers are due 2nd week of August and will be available on the website from …

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May 04

10th ESPAnet Italia Conference 21-23 September, Bologna

“Welfare and Globalization: Social Policies Facing New and Old Inequalities” The conference will be hosted by the University of Bologna, Campus of Forlì and have streams in Englsih and in Italian. Deadline for abstracts was 31 May 2017 Link to descripition of the conference streams here  Link to Information about submission of abstracts  here The information in English is …

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May 04

Workshop in Torino 29-30 June 2017

Workshop on Skill mismatch: measurement issues and consequences for innovative and inclusive societies Organized by The Department of Economics and Statistics “Cognetti de Martiis” of the University of Torino and the LABORatorio R. Revelli – Center for Employment Studies. The workshop stems from a two-year research project on the relationship between labor market reforms and skills formation and aims at presenting its …

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Apr 28


The Social Policy and Social Work research team at the Centre for Sociological Research (CESO), KU Leuven, Belgium welcomes a young scholar to spend a research term of 2-3 months with the CESO team. Application daeadline is 1 June 2017 Candidates are international PhD-students, post-docs, or early career researchers whose research is situated in the broad fields …

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