News & Events

  • 24th annual workshop of the European Research network on transitions in youth (TIY)

    The 24th annual workshop of the European Research Network on Transitions in Youth (TIY) will take place in Trento, Italy on September 7-10th 2016. 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 Department of Sociology and Social Research jointly with the Center for Social...

  • British Sociological Association’s Work, Employment and Society Conference 2016

    CUPESSE member Jennifer Shore from the University of Heidelberg will present at the British Sociological Association’s Work, Employment and Society Conference 2016, on September 6-8th 2016 at the University of Leeds.  Her presentation, “Forging a path to economic self-sufficiency in times of crisis: The origins and effects of young people’s work attitudes and values - Evidence from the...

  • Carolin Rapp wins Jowell-Kaase prize

    The CUPESSE consortium congratulates its colleague Carolin Rapp from the University of Bern, for winning the Jowell-Kaase prize. It was awarded to her at the 3rd International ESS conference in Lausanne from 13-15 July 2016 for her paper: “Is It All the Shame? Forms of Racial Prejudice, their Origins and Consequences reconsidered.” Within her paper, Rapp used the Date of the current European...

  • 5th Progress Meeting of CUPESSE in Athens

    In the middle of the hot summer in Greece, the new CUPESSE partner DiaNEOsis proudly welcomed the CUPESSE consortium on the premises of the University of Athens for a two-days meeting on June 23-24, 2016. The first day of the meeting focused on the final outcomes of fielding the project survey on youth unemployment. After a lot of hard work having gone into the preparation and the actual...

  • ECPR General Conference 2016

    With 2000 visiting international scientists each autumn, the ECPR’s General Conference is the largest political science event in Europe. This years’ conference will be held in Prague, in the Czech Republic, from September 7-10. There will be 68 sections, with each including several panels and each addressing a specific question of the section’s topic. Additionally to the regular ones, there will...

  • CUPESSE Members at up-coming ECPR Joint Sessions

    CUPESSE researchers Jale Tosun and Felix Hörisch will present their paper “Nudging the Youth Into Employment” as part of the workshop titled “Behavioural Change and Public Policy” at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops 2016. The European Consortium for Political Research offers a unique format of joint sessions that brings forth intensive elaborations and thorough critiques of scientific...

  • Evaluating the start-up Support for young people in the EU

    Last Wednesday, April 13th of 2016, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound), whose role is to provide knowledge in the area of social and work-related policies in Europe, published a report debating the implementation and evaluation of start-up support for young people in the EU. The report offers a unique source for comparative information on a...