Workshops typically last between two to three days. They are normally organized under a specific theme and have a limited number of participants. All workshop programmes offer ample opportunity for academic exchange and networking.

Some workshops are targeted at doctoral students. In these Doctoral-workshops the students take part in lectures and discussions with experienced scholars in the field. They present their projects (theory, methods, findings, interpretations etc.) in small groups and receive comments from experts and fellow PhD researchers.


Forthcoming Workshops

Workshop for PhD students: “Life-course influences on retirement:the perspectives of researchers and stakeholders”  May 17-19, 2017 Helsinki, Finland, Helsinki University and the Finnish Center for Pensions organize the workshop. Population ageing draws more and more attention to retirement. On the one hand, the number of retirees increases and retirement becomes a more prominent part of …

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Past Workshops

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 …

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