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Society and Solidarity

This Call for Papers is for the first proposed conference. We invite economists, demographers, economic demographers, sociologists, and researchers from other related disciplines to submit their research to the conference. The conference will be held at the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan, a leader in developing and applying new social science methods, committed to educating the next generation of social scientists. The conference program will include a set of keynote speakers who have made influential contributions in these areas.  [...]
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 [...]
Evidence from the Generations & Gender Programme
The collection of articles included in this Discussion Paper captures the state-of-the-art research in the field of Gender (In)Equality. The contributions present in a condensed version the key theories, socio-demographic trends and remaining questions regarding gender (in)equality across multiple domains of life. All of the articles also draw their empirical evidence from data from the Generations & Gender Programme (GGP). GGP is a social science research infrastructure devoted to the study of the life course and family dynamics.   Contents: [...]
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. [...]
Increased longevity is one of the most remarkable success stories in human history. However, it leads to several challenges. One of them is the rise in the number of older people in need of long-term care. In almost all European countries, the majority of care is provided by the family members, in particular where the level of professional formal care is limited. [...]
This is the fifth edition of the LIVES Winter School, the first organized by Venice International University and led by the two VIU member universities: University of Lausanne and University of Padua. [...]
The Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course (DIAL) research programme’s mid-term conference will be held on 6-8 June 2019 at the University of Turku, Finland. 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. [...]

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