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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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PhD Opportunity: Changing Public Attitudes to Inequality, Poverty and Redistribution

This studentship aims to advance understanding of trends in social attitudes towards poverty and inequality in Britain by undertaking secondary analysis of existing datasets derived from the British and Scottish Social Attitudes surveys. It will be supervised jointly by Dr Christopher Deeming and Professor Sir John Curtice at the University of Strathclyde and the placement …

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Espanet2021 – Call for Papers and Opening Registration

This is a call for papers for the ESPAnet 2021 Online conference. Additionally, we would like to inform you that the conference registration has now 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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Doctoral Stipends in a Graduate School Scholarship Program at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences

The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) invites applications for 2 stipends for international doctoral researchers in its new Graduate School Scholarship Program (GSSP), “Global Inequality, the Middle Classes, and the Welfare State” (GloWel), funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). BIGSSS is an international inter-university graduate school in the social sciences, …

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JESP/ESPAnet Doctoral Researcher Prize 2021 – Deadline extension

We would like to announce that the deadline for the annual JESP/ESPAnet Doctoral Researcher Prize 2021 has been extended. The new deadline is 31 January 2021.  If you are a PhD student who has presented a paper at an ESPAnet event in 2019 or 2020, you could be eligible to apply. Please also note that …

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4th Social Policy Research Conference – ESPAnet Austria ‐ April 8-9 2021 – CALL FOR PAPERS

4th Social Policy Research Conference, Version 4.1 ESPAnet Austria ‐ CALL FOR PAPERS 08‐09 April 2021, University of Graz We would like to invite you to the upcoming Research Conference of ESPAnet Austria ‐ the network of social policy researchers in Austria. Although social policy issues feature strongly in the public discourse, scientific exchange based on research and …

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3 PhD positions in ERC Advanced Grant project WellSIRe, Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute

The Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy accepts applications for three doctoral researcher scholarships in the framework of the ERC research project “Wellbeing Returns on Social Investment Recalibration (WellSIRe)” led by Prof. Anton Hemerijck. The project investigates the role of social investment policies in 21st century welfare …

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7 Doctoral Researcher Positions in Research Training Group at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences

The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) invites applications for 7 doctoral researcher positions in its new Research Training Group (RTG) 2513 “Social Dynamics of the Self” (SELF), funded by the German ResearchFoundation (DFG). BIGSSS is aninternational inter-universitygraduateschool inthesocial sciences, located at the University of Bremen and Jacobs University Bremen, Germany. Successful applicants will receive a work …

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Nordic ESPAnet workshop for doctoral students: Social Citizenship, Solidarity and Sustainability – The changing landscape of welfare in the Nordic countries

Call for abstracts/papers Ongoing changes in the Nordic welfare states call for new understanding of social citizenship and solidarity among citizens, communities and societies, as well as social and citizens groups. The Nordic countries are faced with unprecedented structural transformations in the labour market under the fourth industrial revolution (digitalisation, robotisation, automatisation) and stronger global …

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