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ESPAnet Austria Conference at the University of Graz, cancelled

The 4th Annual ESPAnet Austria Conference at the University of Graz, which was scheduled to take place from April 16th-17th, 2020, had to be cancelled due to  the corona virus outbreak. The organizers will publish the programme of the conference soon. Invited speakers to the conference may then upload their contributions. The national organisers will provide more information on this issue …

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Cancelling farewell event Trudie Knijn

Dear Colleagues and friends, As you might already have concluded the farewell event organised because of my retirement as a professor of Utrecht University on 14 May has to be cancelled because of the Corona pandemic. It is a pity but a small inconvenience in the light of the sad overall situation. We consider to …

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Five post-doctoral positions at the Department of Social Sciences and the Carlos III-Juan March Institute of Social Sciences

The Department of Social Sciences and the Carlos III-Juan March Institute of Social Sciences (IC3JM) at Carlos III University of Madrid seek to appoint up to five post-doctoral positions starting in September 2020. The post-docs will have a double affiliation at the Department of Social Sciences and at the IC3JM. The positions are in International Relations, Research Methods …

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ESPAnet 2020 – Call for Abstracts and Opening Registration

This is a call for papers for the ESPAnet 2020 conference in Leuven. Additionally, we would like to inform you that the conference registration has opened. Abstract submissionTo submit an abstract of a paper that you wish to present, please create an account in the conference management tool and upload your abstract by indicating the …

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PhD Position, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

Changed UK? Charting Changing Public Attitudes and Values Towards the EU and Welfare State Over Three Decades – A longitudinal data analysis project in collaboration with the Scottish Centre for Social Research This studentship aims to advance the understanding of changing social attitudes and political values in Britain based on secondary analysis of existing datasets …

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Justice in Social Policy and Social Work in the Low Countries – ESPAnet NL-VL Farwell Conference of Prof. Dr. Trudie Knijn

14 May 2020, Utrecht University Hall, Utrecht, The Netherlands For a long time, justice did not gain much interest from the social sciences. As an abstract philosophical concept, it was too far removed from welfare state analyses and interventions in social practice. More recently, justice has become a focal point in reaction to increasing welfare …

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