Category: Conferences

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.

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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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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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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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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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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ESPAnet 2021 will be online

In collaboration with the local organisers, the ESPAnet board has decided that the 2021 ESPAnet conference will be online in full. As we do not know how the Covid-19 situation will evolve, having the conference online is the best way to ensure that there will be high-quality conference that is accessible to everyone.  

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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