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The collaborative research center “Re-Figuration of Spaces”(SFB 1265) cordially invites to their first international conference at Technische Universität Berlin.  [...]
Applications have to be sent by mito.school [at] unimi.it (email) before February the 17th 2019, and should include a) an abstract of the paper that will be presented (up to 500 words); b) a short summary of PhD thesis project or current research (up to 3 pages); c) a brief CV (one page). [...]
The topic for the seventh edition of the ECSR Spring School is “New and Old Data. Cutting-Edge Approaches to Quantitative Social Research”. [...]
The Rostock Retreat is designed to encourage communication and collaboration on specific themes in a relaxed atmosphere. Following the success of previous retreats – Data Visualization (2017) and Causality (2018) – the third Rostock Retreat will focus on simulation and bring together theorists, methodologists, and applied researchers from across the social sciences and beyond. [...]
The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) of the United Nations, the  International  Institute  for  Applied  System  Analysis  (IIASA),  and  Chulalongkorn  University, in collaboration  with  the  Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), are organizing an international expert group meeting entitled “Measuring  population ageing: Bridging Research and Policy”. [...]
The recently released SHARE Data & Documentation Tool is a web application developed by CentERdata, Institute for data collection and research, in cooperation with SHARE Central at the Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA). For researchers, the tool is intended to be a fast, customizable, easy-to-use web interface for browsing and searching the SHARE (meta)data. One important feature of the system is that codebooks for all currently released SHARE waves and modules can be generated in PDF format. [...]
The European Consortium of Sociological Research (ECSR) will hold its next annual conference at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, on 12-14 September 2019. The conference theme is Inequality over the life course [...]
The European Consortium of Sociological Research (ECSR) will hold its next annual conference at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland on 12-14 September 2019. The conference theme is: Inequality over the life course [...]
The DIAL programme is focused on understanding the dynamics of inequalities as they unfold over the life course, causal processes and drivers in relation to these inequalities, and the impact of these inequalities on social cohesion. In particular, the programme is structured around four themes that reflect transitions and trajectories at key stages of the life course: [...]
The discussion about basic income as a social benefit has been discussed frequently and worldwide in the last few years. A new article by researchers Alison Koslowski and Ann-Zofie Duvander addresses the question, how a basic income might contribute to a change in gendered behaviour. The authors discuss the idea of a basic income from a perspective of gender equality in the Swedish context, where family policies have already led to high levels of female labour force participation and gender equality. [...]

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