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POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER – In the field of low-quality work, poverty and well-being 80%

Starting in January 2024 (one-year contract followed by another one-year contact) Salary class 15 (Canton of Geneva)  The successful applicant is expected to contribute to a research project on the dynamics of low-quality work, in- work poverty and subjective well-being in Switzerland and in the UK.  In a dynamic environment, this position allows you to:  Main tasks, …

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Leuven Institute for Advanced Study – KU Leuven (Belgium) Junior fellowships, November 2023 on ‘Principles for a balanced Pension reform’ Travel and hotel costs are covered up to €1,000 Call for junior fellows  Leuven Institute for Advanced Study (LIAS) invites applications for visiting junior fellows within the project ‘Principles for a balanced pension reform’ (13 November-3 …

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PhD position at SOFI / Stockholm University Sociology department ––– On career interruptions due to further education and training

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The Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and the department of sociology at Stockholm University have an PhD position relevant for students interested in social policy research. The PhD position is part of the research programme “Sustainable synergies”. The aim of the programme is to study how the welfare system can be developed to support a …

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Workshop: Adequate social policy responses for transformational challenges in the Nordic countries and beyond?

Nordic ESPAnet-ReNEW workshop for doctoral students & early career researchers 7 – 8 December 2023, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen This workshop focuses on the extent to which social policies respond adequately to various exogenous and endogenous challenges in the Nordic countries. These challenges include digitalisation, climate change, demographic ageing, and labour shortages. All have the …

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EspaNet France workshop on Gender and the Welfare State (30-31 March)

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In connection with the European network EspaNet, the RT 6 of the French Sociology Association organizes a scientific meeting open to all researchers specializing in the analysis of social protection, social policies and solidarity. This year’s symposium is devoted to gender in social policies. The workshop is held online, on Thursday 30 March and Friday …

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ESPAnet 2023: call for PITCH YOUR BOOK proposals

CALL FOR  book abstracts for PITCH-YOUR-BOOK sessions for the 21st ESPAnet Annual Conference (7-9 September 2023, Warsaw, Poland) Deadline: 14th of April 2023 Dear Colleagues,  We are happy to announce that apart from submitting paper abstracts, you may now also submit book abstracts for pitch-your-book sessions for the 21st ESPAnet Annual Conference!  The book you …

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ESPAnet Spain Conference – REPS IX Congreso de la Red Española de Política Social

The University of the Balearic Islands through the Social Observatory of the Balearic Islands (OSIB) and the Research Group Inequalities, Gender and Public Policies (DGiPP) organizes the IX Congress of the Spanish Network of Social Policy (REPS), which also becomes an opportunity to celebrate the first decade of its existence. It is an invitation to …

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CALL for Sessions! 16th ESPAnet Italy Conference, University of Milan 13-15 September 2023 “Welfare systems in transition: between equity and sustainability”

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The 16th ESPAnet Italy Conference 2023 will be hosted by the University of Milan – Department of Social and Political Sciences September 13-15 2023  The Conference includes parallel thematic sessions, round-tables and plenaries as well.  Guest speakers: Maurizio Ferrera, Elena Granaglia, Ana Guillen, Anton Hemerijck, Manos Matsaganis, Bruno Palier, Chiara Saraceno, Waltraud Schelkle. Ready to …

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Vacancy: Postdoctoral researcher position working on two new survey projects on welfare and the future of work

The Employment Relations Research Centre (FAOS) at the Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen, invites applications for a fixed-term postdoctoral researcher position (3 years and 3 months) starting on 1 March 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a unique opportunity to join a research group that studies work and welfare in the …

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Research Fellow (Postdoc, m/f/d) in Social Sciences with focus on Labour Market and Survey Research – Leibniz Institute of Sociology

The Institute of Sociology invites applications for the position of a Research Fellow (Postdoc, m/f/d) in Social Sciences with focus on Labour Market and Survey Research (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 100 %) starting March 1, 2023. The position is limited to three years. Responsibilities and duties The tasks include working in the Horizon Europe project …

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