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International Minor: Social Policies in Contemporary Europe, Utrecht University 2019

The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences at Utrecht University offers an international minor in Social Policies in Contemporary Europe: New inequalities and risks (SPiCE). This minor is particularly appealing for all Interdisciplinary Social Science students – both Dutch and international – with an interest in social policy, social inequality or social risks. (A Minor consist …

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MSCA individual Fellowship in Switzerland

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowships (IF) The Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research LIVES – Overcoming Vulnerability: Life Course Perspectives (NCCR LIVES) at the University of Lausanne and the University of Geneva.

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Call for papers – 11th ESPAnet Italy Conference, 13-15 September 2018 in Florence

The conference “Beyond Continuity. Challenges to Welfare in a Globalized World” invites abstracts in English and Italian. 6 panels will be in English.  Deadline abstract submission: 30 March 2018

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JESP/ESPAnet Doctoral Researcher Prize 2017/2018- New deadline is Sunday 25th of February 2018

The Journal of European Social Policy (JESP) and the Network for European Social Policy Analysis (ESPAnet) are offering a prize to the best paper by a doctoral researcher presented at any of the ESPAnet conferences, workshops or seminars in 2017. The prize-winning paper is provided with high-profile publication in the Journal of European Social Policy, …

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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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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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Call for applications:The JOS BERGHMAN WELFARE STUDIES STIPEND 2017

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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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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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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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: https://icts.kuleuven.be/apps/jobsite/vacatures/53742807 For more information contact Prof. dr. Bart Meuleman  or Prof. …

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