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1 Post-doc Scholarship at CeSO in Lueven, Belgium

Vacancy: Post-doc (2,5 years) for the project ‘Public Attitudes to the Welfare State: Russia and Europe Compared’ Centre for Sociological Research, KU Leuven, Belgium (Supervisor: prof Wim van Oorschot) The post-doc is expected to develop and contribute to analyses of Russian welfare attitudes in comparison with attitudes of people from a selection of European countries, as well …

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1 Fellowship at MZES University of Mannheim, Germany

Department A: ‘European Societies and their Integration’ at the The Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES)  offers a 2-5 year Fellowship from 1 January 2017. Deadline for application: 2 October 2016.   The MZES is an interdisciplinary research institute of the University of Mannheim dedicated to comparative European social research and the analysis of European integration processes. …

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10 Positions for Early-Stage Researchers at the BIGSSS-departs Ph.D. Program in Bremen Germany

The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) invites applications to its PhD program BIGSSS-departs (doctoral education in partnerships). The call is open until September 15, 2016. The program starts in February 2017. The contracts are 42 month time-limited work contracts. Accepted researchers are asked to move to Bremen to be present and participate in the …

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Workshop “Baltic States After the crisis? Transformation of Welfare Systems and Social Problems” 24-25 of November 2016 Vilnius University, Lithuania.

The aim of the workshop is to discuss welfare system reforms which have been implemented during the recent financial and economic crisis of 2008/2010 and post-crisis period, and major social problems in the three Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania). For information about the workshop and the preliminary program click here Researchers interested in presenting fully …

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CfP: VI REPS Conference (ESPAnet Spain) 16-17 February 2017, in Seville

6th REPS (ESPAnet Spain) conference at the University Pablo de Olavide in Seville Spain. The conference theme is “Dealing with the future. Towards a new agreement on Welfare.” Deadline for abstracts is now: September 9, 2016 Deadline for full texts: January 20, 2017   More information about the conference at: http://reps-sevilla.com Note: the conference webpage is in …

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JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN SOCIAL POLICY – Call for Proposals Special issue 2017

Invitation for proposals for the 2017 Special Issue of JESP. Interested parties are requested to send a proposal by 31st October 2016 The propsal should be short (no more than 1000 words) describing the scope of the proposed theme; the papers that it would contain; the timetable. They should make a case to justify the dedication of …

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3rd International Conference ESPAnet Poland

Conference theme: Social Investment and Development                  Warsaw, 22-24 September 2016 Registration has closed. Deadline for sending full papers: 31 August 2016   Conference details here Email the organizers: espanetpolska2016@uw.edu.pl Conference organizers: The conference is organized by the Institute of Social Policy at the University of Warsaw in cooperation with ICRA Foundation Anna Kurowska (Institute of Social Policy, University …

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9th ESPAnet Italy Conference, 22-24 September 2016 in Macerata

The Conference Welfare Models and Models of Capitalism. The challenges for socio – economic development in Italy and Europe at the University of Macerata, has sessions in both English and Italian.         Link to description of the 27 sessions here Registration for the Conference is closed until the conference: Link to the Conference Registration info here. Link to the registration …

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Call for Special Issue Proposal for Social Politics (winter 2017 issue).

The editors of Social Politics invite submission of proposals for a special issue with a publication date of winter 2017. It is intended that the issue will contain up to six substantive articles of between 8,000 and 10,000 words. Proposal due date: Friday July 1st 2016.   Social Politics is the journal for incisive analyses …

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Call for papers: “Reforming the public private pension mix” Workshop, June 16-17 2016, in Oslo.

The workshop “Reforming the public private pension mix: Industrial relations, trade unions and occupational pensions” aims to bring together scholars from Europe to develope articles for a planned special issue of the journal Transfer  in 2018. Both single country studies and comparative work are welcome. Deadline for abstract submission: May 6th 2016 Further information at the workshop homepage Abstracts can …

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