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PhD Position at WZB: Doctoral Researcher in the “Varieties of Reproduction Regimes” research group

For the Research Group “Varieties of Reproduction Regimes” (headed by Dr. Hannah Zagel) the WZB Berlin Social Science Center invites applications for the fixed-term position as a Doctoral Researcher (f/m/x) from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2025 with the possibility of extension for a further year (subject to funding) at 65% of the regular …

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Extension! ESPAnet Conference 2022 (Vienna) – Call for Streams

Dear Colleagues, We have received many promising stream proposals already. To encourage a higher participation, we decided to extend until December 5th the call for streams for the next ESPAnet conference: Social Policy Change between Path Dependency and Innovationto be held in Vienna 14-16 September 2022 is open and online.This is the link: The extended Deadline is: December 5th 2021We look forward getting your proposals. The local …

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Call for streams, ESPAnet, Vienna 14-16 September 2022

Dear Colleagues, The call for streams for the next ESPAnet conference: Social Policy Change between Path Dependency and Innovation to be held in Vienna 14-16 September 2022 is now online. This is the link: Deadline is: December 1st 2021 The local organisers, Yuri Kazepov & Ruggero Cefalo, look forward getting your proposals.

SAVE THE DATE! ESPAnet 2022 – Vienna (Austria)

Dear Colleagues, The 20th Anniversary ESPAnet Conference will be hosted by the Department of Sociology at University of Vienna (Austria) on: 14-16 September 2022 The website and the call for streams will be following soon. We look forward to seeing you in Vienna in September 2022! Yuri Kazepov and Ruggero Cefalo (the local organisers)


Do you want to work together with an experienced and highly motivated international team of researchers on a broad range of issues related to long-term care and health? The European Centre has a vacancy for a researcher to work on a range of issues on long-term care and health focusing both on Austria and on …

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Special Issue CfP – Journal of European Social Policy

The editors of the Journal of European Social Policy (JESP) invite teams interested in a special issue (to be published in JESP in 2023) to prepare a proposal for submission by 31 October 2021. Please send a proposal of no more than 1400 words. The JESP editorial board will judge the proposals according to the following criteria: The proposals …

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Nordic ESPAnet workshop for doctoral students and early career researchers –The Nordic welfare states after COVID

9‐10 December 2021Doctoral students and early career researchers in the social sciences are cordially invited to submit a paper proposal to this workshop organized by the Nordic ESPAnet. Call for abstracts/papersThe COVID‐19 pandemic hit the Nordic countries to varying degrees, and the responses also differed. Like in many other European countries, lock‐down measures of different …

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Post-doctoral research position in Social Work on gender inequality in working life and family life

The Department of Social Work at Umeå University is calling for applicants for the position of postdoctoral fellow. Work responsibilities and duties The postdoctoral fellow will mainly be expected to conduct their own research. In addition to this research, the position may include a maximum of 0.2 FTE of teaching or other departmental duties. The …

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Postdoc position in Konstanz – Gender inequality and COVID-19 Policies for Gender Equality

For those who might be interested: We are looking for a postdoc with advanced quantitative skills and an interest in gender inequality for the internationally comparative research project COPE (COVID-19 Policies for Gender Equality) located at the University of Konstanz (see attached). It’s a great opportunity, for 2.5 years. Application deadline is 6 June, start …

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CfP: 6th Doctoral Workshop: Stability and Sustainability of Active Labour Market Policies in Times of Crises: National and International Comparisons (September 20th-21st, 2021, online)

The coronavirus pandemic is one of the most challenging social crises of modern welfare states. However, it is only one of the crises that welfare states have been confronted with since the turn of the millennium (e.g., the so-called refugee crisis and the euro crisis). It seems that different crises have resulted in different mechanisms …

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