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Jan 05

Call for session propsals- 11th ESPAnet Italy Conference, 13-15 September 2018

Session proposals for the eleventh  ESPAnet-Italy annual conference “Beyond Continuity. Challenges to Welfare in a Globalized World” can be in English or Italian. The conference will be hosted by the University of Florence, at the “Polo delle Scienze Sociali”. Deadline for session proposals is 20 January 2018. The committee suggests the following  themes for session …

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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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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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Dec 30

JESP/ESPAnet Doctoral Researcher Prize 2016/2017

Deadline for submission of papers was 7 January 2017. The submitted paper must have been presented at one of the ESPAnet conferences, workshops or seminars in 2016. The author(s) must not yet have been awarded a doctorate at the closing date of January 7th, 2017. Jointly authored papers are acceptable, provided that none of the authors …

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Mar 01

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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Mar 01

VACANCY: PhD-student Comparative Welfare Attitudes Research

The Centre for Sociological Research (CESO), University of Leuven, Belgium, has a vacancy for a 4-year PhD-project on popular welfare attitudes regarding activation, welfare selectivism and basic income, from an EU cross-national perspective.  For application details and a wider description of the project see: For more information contact Prof. dr. Bart Meuleman  or Prof. …

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Feb 13

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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Jan 21

ESPANET 2016 Conference Call for abstracts

The ESPANET 2016 Conference:  Re-inventing the welfare state? Pathways to sustainability, equality and inclusion in European welfare states. 1 -3 September 2016 in Rotterdam  A wide range of topics are covered in the 24 streams being hosted. The deadline for abstract submission is 18 March 2016  Abstracts should include: A summary of the paper´s theme and of how the topic …

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Mar 23

ESPAnet doctoral workshop on ’Health Impacts of Social Policy’ 25-26 September 2015

The ESPAnet doctoral workshop on ’Health Impacts of Social Policy’, Stockholm 25-26 September 2015 Social policies affect living conditions in different ways. Whereas effects of social policy are typically assessed in terms of income and work status of individuals, welfare states also have important consequences for health, both at individual and population levels. Not only …

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