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PhD position 80-100% – Inequality and integration – U Lausanne

There is an open PhD position (80-100%) at my unit at the University of Lausanne.  Please feel free to forward this information to anybody who might be interested.Graduate Assistant in social policyIdentifiant de la demande 16032 – Publié 12/06/2020 – (Doctorant·e) – (Sciences politiques) – (Temps partiel) – (Faculté de droit, des sciences criminelles et d’administration publique) – (Corps intermédiaire) Introduction: UNIL is a leading international teaching and research …

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JESP European Social Policy Blog Launched

Dear colleagues (apologies for cross-posting), The current coronavirus pandemic provides a “stress test” to the capacity of our welfare states to protect individuals and households from old and new social risks as well as to foster solidarity among EU Member States. The editorial team and the editorial board of JESP have decided that this is a good time for launching …

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Post-Doc Fellowship in Political Science or Sociology

https://www.carloalberto.org/jobs-fellowships/a-two-year-post-doc-fellowship-in-political-science-or-sociology/ Fondazione Collegio Carlo Alberto (www.carloalberto.org) offers one Post-doctoral fellowship in Political Science or Sociology. The Fellowship is for a fixed-term of 2 years (24 months) starting on November 1st 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. The salary is competitive. The substantive field is open, but the Collegio is seeking candidates with substantial methodological expertise in …

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ESPAnet 2020 Leuven Conference Cancelled

Dear colleagues, We are very sorry to inform you that, following careful consideration between the ESPAnet board and the organising team at KU Leuven, we have decided to cancel the ESPAnet conference 2020. For ESPAnet, it is important that its annual conferences are held with the greatest safety possible and that researchers from all countries can participate. The ESPAnet board …

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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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