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International Summer School July 4-8, 2016 Oviedo, Spain

SOCIAL RESEARCH ON EMPLOYMENT AND WELFARE INTERACTIONS The First PROMEBI Summer School invites Master and PhD students with a social science background and specific research interest in the field. The application period is February 22 – April 11 2016. The main goal of this Summer School is to make participants familiar with recent and high quality …

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2 Fellowships at MZES University of Mannheim, Germany

Department A: ‘European Societies and their Integration’ at the The Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES)  offers two 2-5 year Fellowships from September 2016. Deadline for applications: 2 April 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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The Jos Berghman Welfare Studies Stipend 2017

Call for Applications for The Jos Berghman Welfare Studies Stipend, Belgium  Deadline for application is 1 September 2016.   The Team Social Policy and Social Work of CESO, KU Leuven, Belgium, calls for applications for the Jos Berghman Welfare Studies Stipend. Each year, this stipend offers two young scholars the opportunity to spend a research …

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Post-doc vacancy at KU Leuven

VACANCY: Post-doc (3 years) for the project ‘Distorted knowledge? A study into bias-inducing practices in comparative social science research’. Centre for Sociological Research, KU Leuven, Belgium (Supervisors: prof Bart Meuleman and prof Wim van Oorschot)                Application deadline: 31 March, 2016 The research project’s main aim is to shed more light on how current research practices …

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SPA Symposium Call for Papers

Symposium: Social Innovation and Social Policy: Solution or Surrender to Welfare Austerity? Submit abstracts by 19 February 2016 SPA Annual Conference Belfast 4 – 6 July 2016 Theme: Social Policy: Radical, Resistant, Resolute. The symposium “Social Innovation and Social Policy: Solution or Surrender to Welfare Austerity?” will explore the potential value of social innovation as …

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ECPR Conference 2016 Call for Panels and Papers

ECPR General Conference Prague 7-10 September 2016 The ECPR 2016 General Conference, Section on Politics and Technology: Technological Transformations in Society Call for Panels and Papers Deadline: 15 February 2016 (midnight GMT). Abstracts must be submitted via the ECPR website. The aim of the Section is to discuss how technological transformations, like digitalization or energy system …

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ESPAnet 2016 Conference in Rotterdam 1 -3 September 2016

Registration Convenors and submittors please use the registration information you have received from the organizers. The Conference is also open for other participants who may attend all Scientific sessions. To register for the conference, please follow the link to the registration page. The Conference fee is € 210,-.  The conference fee includes: Attendance to all scientific sessions: paper …

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Doctoral Fellowships BIGSSS starting Fall 2016

The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) seeks candidates with strong academic abilities and a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in political science, sociology, or psychology and related social science disciplines for its Ph.D. program starting fall 2016. Application deadline is February 15, 2016. Successful applicants will pursue a topic in one of BIGSSS’ …

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Doctoral & Graduate scholarships available 2016

The Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford is offering graduate scholarships for students wishing to pursue doctoral – DPhil – studies in an international and interdisciplinary centre of excellence in (comparative) social policy as well as social intervention and evaluation research.  Scholarships from october 2016 Deadline for applications: 22 January 2016 noon UK time. …

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Policy Press offer for ESPAnet members

ESPAnet members get a special discount rate on subscriptions to Policy Press’ social science journals (print only). The offer is for subscriptions to the following journals: Policy & Politics Journal of Poverty and Social Justice Evidence & Policy Voluntary Sector Review Families Relationships and Societies Critical and Radical Social Work Journal of Playwork Practice  Members of Espanet can subscribe …

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