Call for papers for a Workshop and a Special Collection on „Family Migration Processes in a Comparative Perspective: Causes, Patterns, Effects“

Can M. Aybek and Nadja Milewski organize a workshop on the topic above. The aim of this workshop and special collection is to bring together international migration scholars from sociology and demography as well as neighbouring research disciplines who work on various types of family migration processes and their effects on intimate relationships, marriages, and families. The workshop is a collaboration between the „DGD-Arbeitskreis Migration, Integration, Weltbevölkerung“, the Bremen City University of Applied Sciences, the University of Rostock, and Population Europe. It takes place at the WissenschaftsForum Berlin on 25 October 2018.

Deadline for applications is 2 April 2018.


Call for papers of the DGS section ‚Migration and Ethnic Minorities‘: Once on the move, always on the move? Mobility after Migration

The DGS section ‚Migration and Ethnic Minorities‘ calls for papers for its international conference at the Centre Marc Bloch in Berlin from 31 May to 1 June 2018. The section proposes different topics on mobility and migration (see cfp below). Deadline for submissions is 19 March 2018.



Vacancy for 15 early stage researchers within a 3-year fully funded PhD program

The ITN EuroAgeism is seeking to recruit within the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie funded network. Successful candidates will have a background in psychology, sociology, social policy, political sciences, social work, economy, clinical pharmacy, engineering and others as well as strong methodological and theoretical skills. PhD student will work in research projects within a 3-year fully funded PhD program. Examples for the total of 15 projects:

Ageism in the Workforce: The Role of Welfare Regimes, The Spread of Ageism in the Social Network, A Comparative Evaluation of Equality Legislation, Reducing Self-Stigma to Increase Accessibility to Technology.

The deadline for the submission of applications is January 31, 2018.

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