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Jan 24

Fully funded DPhil Scholarship in Socal Policy at Oxford

The Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford has 3-year graduate scholarship on topics related to a new ERC-funded project. The successful candidate will work together with Dr. Erdem Yörük on his ERC-funded project that investigates the political causes of welfare state development in emerging market economies. Candidates with MSc degree in social …

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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: https://icts.kuleuven.be/apps/jobsite/vacatures/53742807 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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