Nordic Centre of Excellence:
Reassessing the Nordic
Bjørn Hvinden +4722541217
Viggo Nordvik +4722541269
Mi Ah Schøyen +4722541286
Life course dynamics and the mechanisms of social inequality
Workshop and seminar in Turku, Finland, August 29th to September 2nd, 2011. Deadline for registration: May 31st.
Turku Center for Welfare Research (TCWR) organizes a workshop and seminar on the new endeavors and common problems in life course research, with a special emphasis on the register data applications. The three day workshop is targeted to PhD students and researchers. It consists of lectures and computer rehearsals. The methods covered are event history models and sequence analysis. Previous experience on Stata is required. The two day seminar following the workshop includes keynote speeches by Karl Ulrich Mayer (Leibniz-Gemeinschaft), Elizabeth Thomson (Stockholm University & University of Wisconsin-Madison) and Wout Ultee (University of Nijmegen), together with paper presentations by the leading life course researchers.
The workshop and seminar are free for students accepted for the workshop along with faculty members of the organizing institutions and the research network. For others the participation fee for the workshop and seminar is 150 € and the seminar only 50 €. The price includes lunch for each day. Additional cost for the celebratory dinner on Thursday is 80 € per person. The workshop & seminar takes place in the Publicum building at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Turku.
Please register your participation to email@example.com (deadline for the registration is May 31st). There are only 20 seats available in the workshop with a priority given to the students and faculty of the organizing institutions. Students participating in the workshop can earn 6 ECTS credit points by completing the assigned practice work given in the training sessions. More details on this is are made available at the beginning of the workshop.
The workshop and seminar are joint efforts of TCWR, the research project "Life-course, disadvantageous experiences and socioeconomic inheritance", Department of Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences and the NordForsk research network "Register-based Life Course Studies: Sociological, Demographic and Economic Perspectives".
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