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  • CUPESSE at ECPR 2017

    CUPESSE members successfully applied for and organized two panels at this year’s European Consortium for Political Research’s (ECPR) annual General Conference on September 6-9, 2017 in Oslo. The ECPR Conference is one of Europe's biggest gatherings of political scientists. The panels provided an opportunity for CUPESSE members to present their on-going research and receive feedback from other...

  • CUPESSE report attracts attention in Greece

    The Greek CUPESSE partner diaNEOsis aroused great interest among politicians and the public when publishing the Greek results of the CUPESSE survey last week. The report, presenting responses from 1538 interviewed young adults and 500 parents, received huge coverage in the Greek press and became even the cover story of several major newspapers.  Read more here in English or Greek.

  • CUPESSE at the Council for European Studies Conference in Glasgow

    The CUPESSE project was well-represented at the Council for European Studies Conference in Glasgow, UK (12-14 July, 2017). Jennifer Shore (UHEI) organized the panel “Youth Unemployment in Europe: Behind the Official Statistics”. The panel “Intergenerational Transmission in times of Economic Transmission” was organized by Monika Mühlböck (UVIE). Both panels featured recent research and works in...

  • The CUPESSE project enters its final leg

    As the project nears its end in January 2018, the CUPESSE consortium came together for its 7th Progress Meeting in Granada, Spain, on 22-23 June 2017. The meeting focussed on joint publications using the CUPESSE data. For example, the partners used the opportunity for small group discussions on the book chapters authored by each country team. The manuscript for the edited volume, currently...

  • Learn more about CUPESSE findings at the Conference of Europeanists

    CUPESSE partners will present and discuss their project findings in two panels as part of the 24th International Conference of Europeanists (CES) which will take place in Glasgow, UK on 12-14 July 2017. The overarching topic of this year’s conference is “Sustainability and Transformation”. Jennifer Shore from the Heidelberg University will chair the session titled “Youth Unemployment in Europe:...

  • 25th annual workshop of the European Research network on transitions in youth (TIY)

    The 25th annual workshop of the European Research Network on Transitions in Youth (TIY) will take place in Brussels, Belgium on 13-16 September 2017. The Network brings together social scientists interested in the transitions of young people as they progress towards adulthood. This year’s workshop will be hosted by the Research Centre or Economics (ECON) of the Faculty of Economics and Business...

  • Study module on competencies for the world of work available for teachers and universities in Germany

    Ver.di, the United Services Trade Union in Germany, has recently released a programme on competencies and skills for the world of work which can be adopted by German universities. The module titled “Arbeitsbeziehungen in Deutschland – Kompetenzen für die Arbeitswelt” (engl. “Labour relations in Germany – Competencies for the world of work”) has been developed in close cooperation with scientists....