ארכיון עבורr ינואר, 2011

Call for papers: IX Annual ESPAnet Conference 2011

יום רביעי, 12 בינואר, 2011

USTAINABILITY AND TRANSFORMATION IN EUROPEAN SOCIAL POLICY

8 – 10 September 2011, Valencia, Spain

 

Deadline for Abstract Submission: 14th March 2011

www.espanet2011.net

 

Conference theme and streams

ESPAnet conferences  attempt  to  stimulate  exchange  among  scholars in  the  field  of European social policy analysis and to promote inter- and multi-disciplinary approaches.

 

The 9th Annual ESPAet Conference 2011 focuses on sustainability and transformation of European Social Policy.

The conference focuses on factors related to the sustainability of European social policy. It aims to enhance our understanding of concepts such as governance and citizenship, as wellas consider the sustainability of existing social benefits and their funding, in the context of shifting political ideas about the future of social protection syst ms in Europe. We encourage participants to addresses these topics from a range of methodological and comparative perspectives, as well as theoretical and interdisciplinary vantage points

 

The conference will be organized in 21 streams to which we invite abstracts:

No Title of the stream

  1. Europeanization of social Policy
  2. Sustainability and Transformation of Governance in the European Multi-level Welfare System
  3. Transforming Governance and Citizenship in European Societies
  4. Agency and social policy transformation: Bringing actors back in to the research on social policy
  5. Entrepreneurial providers in Social Policy
  6. Labour Market Policy, Activation and Beyond
  7. Climate change and the sustainability of European Social policy: towards a res earch agenda
  8. The role of welfare attitudes in Welfare State Change
  9. “Positive Welfare” in Practice: Transformation, Trends and Dilemmas in Europ ean Welfare States
  10. The impact of EU Social Policy on social services and street-level bureaucracie s
  11. Sustainable Social Service Provision in an Era of Fiscal Austerity
  12. Social Work and Social Policy
  13. Social and Health Care
  14. Transformation of Long-Term Care in Ageing Societies. Causes, Patterns and Consequences of Policy Development
  15. Reforms of pension systems in the light of socioeconomic interdependencies
  16. Housing policy in crisis
  17. Tourism, Leisure Time and Social Welfare
  18. Family Policy in Transition
  19. Children as a “new social risk”- discourses and policies
  20. Effects of the economic crisis on inequality and poverty
  21. European Health systems and health inequalities

(Further information on Stream Topics on the webpage www.espanet2011.net)

 

Abstract Submission

Abstracts should fit on one page. They should include:

  1. An indication to which stream theme (see above) the paper fits.
  2. A summary of the paper´s theme and how the topic will be handled (max 300 words)
  3. Full contact details of the author(s): name(s), affiliation, postal address, phone number (including country and area dialing code) and e-mail address.

All abstracts have to be sent before 14 March 2011 to the following email address:

espanet2011@uv.es.

 

Acceptance of paper proposals

The Local Organizing Committee will send out information about the acceptance of paper proposals by 15th April 2011.

 

Important dates for paper proposers

  • Deadline for abstract submission: 14 March 2011
  • Notification of acceptance: 15 April 2011
  • Deadline for registration: 1 June 2011
  • Deadline for payment of conference fee: 15 June 2011
  • Full papers are due by: 1 August 2011
  • Conference: 8-10 September 2011

For all inquiries concerning the ESPAnet Conference 2011 please contact espanet2011@uv.es

מדיניות חברתית בישראל: מחקר, תיאוריה ופרקטיקה

יום שלישי, 11 בינואר, 2011

מדיניות חברתית בישראל: מחקר, תיאוריה ופרקטיקה 

 

הכנס השנתי של ESPAnet Israel (הפורום לחקר המדיניות החברתית בישראל) ייערך השנה ביום חמישי, 10.02.2011 בין השעות 10:00-18:00, בקמפוס האקדמית עמק יזרעאל.

 

הכנס הוא הזדמנות להערכה וחשיפה של מגמות וממצאים חדשים במגוון דיסציפלינות (עבודה סוציאלית, סוציולוגיה, חינוך, כלכלה, מדע המדינה, מדיניות ציבורית, משפטים וכד') ושל נקודות מבט הקשורות לצדק חברתי ומדיניות חברתית בישראל, וכן להחלפת עמדות בתחומי המדיניות החברתית בישראל.

 

השנה ייעשה מאמץ מיוחד להביא אל הכינוס מגוון של גורמים הפועלים בתחומי החקר והעשייה החברתיים. לצד התרומה המחקרית-עיונית שיציע הכינוס, יהיה במפגשים הבין-אישיים כדי לקדם את תוצריה המעשיים של המערכות המורכבות.

 

להרשמה לכנס יש למלא טופס הרשמה המופיע באתר הכנסhttp://www.yvc.ac.il/5965.html.

 

 

all for papers – Social Policy Association Annual Conference 2011

יום ראשון, 9 בינואר, 2011

Call for papers – Social Policy Association Annual Conference 2011

 ‘Bigger Societies, Smaller Governments?’ – 4-6 July 2011, University of Lincoln Proposals are invited for papers on any aspect of social policy.

We particularly encourage proposals reflecting high quality research or which explore questions of social policy in practice or the teaching of social policy. In addition to standard papers, we are also calling for proposals for symposia, with three or four abstracts linked to a particular theme. Symposia will potentially allow participants to engage more deeply with their special interests. For papers, abstracts of up to a maximum of 400 words should be submitted as a Word or .rtf email attachment to SPA2011@lincoln.ac.uk. Proposals for symposia should consist of a 200 word outline of the aims of the symposium together with contributors’ abstracts. Proposals will be reviewed by a Programme Committee prior to acceptance. The closing date for the submission of abstracts and proposals is Friday 25 February 2011. All submissions will be reviewed by a Programme Committee prior to acceptance. Full papers must be submitted in pdf form by 10 June 2011. Postgraduates are also invited to attend the conference. Options for participation include: a presentation in a regular conference stream; a presentation in a session closed to postgraduates only; and show-casing your research in a poster presentation. You can also join forces with your peers and submit a proposal for a symposium, with three or four abstracts linked to a particular theme. Please follow guidelines for submission as outlined above. On your submission, it is essential that you record your status as a postgraduate and mark your chosen option as: ‘Presentation’; ‘Symposium’; ‘Postgraduate presentation’; or ‘Poster’. Plenary sessions so far confirmed include Dr Sarah Cook of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, Professor Jan Pahl of the University of Kent, and a session on ‘The Big Society: A new direction for third sector policy in England?’ with Professor Pete Alcock of the University of Birmingham, Karl Wilding of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, and Ruchir Shah of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations. Further information about the conference and on line booking is available at: www.lincoln.ac.uk/conferences/spa2011.

Deadline doctoral researcher prize

יום חמישי, 6 בינואר, 2011

please note that the deadline for the ESPAnet doctoral researcher prize is Friday, 7th of January.

For more information, please click www.espanet.org/doctoral_researcher_prize
The submitted paper must have been presented at one of the ESPAnet conferences, workshops or seminars in 2010. The author(s) must, at the closing date of January 7th, 2011, not yet have been awarded a doctorate. Jointly authored papers are acceptable, providing that no authors have been awarded a doctorate at the closing date.

 

The prize-winning paper for the doctoral researcher prize will be published in one of the forthcoming issues of the Journal of European Social Policy and it will be specifically identified as the prize-winning paper. The winner also receives 1 year's free subscription to the Journal.